ESPN’s Stuart Scott Dies At 49 After Battle With Cancer [VIDEO]

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After a long and tireless bout with appendiceal cancer, former SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott died at the age of 49.

Scott, a 22-year-veteran of ESPN, became a mainstay anchoring the network’s flagship program along with coverage of Monday Night Football in recent years.

Scott joined up with the network during the launch of ESPN2, and quickly became famous with his popular catchphrases, including “boo-yah” and “softer than the other side of a pillow.”

ESPN personalities from across the spectrum, past and present, took to Twitter to pass along their memories of their dear friend.






Scott was honored this past year as the recipient of the “Jimmy V Award For Perseverance,” in which he gave this inspirational speech.

RIP Stuart Scott.