Stuart Scott

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/19/1965, Cancer
  • Profession: Sports anchor; reporter
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Stuart Scott Fast Facts:
  • Performed in productions of West Side Story and The Wiz in Winston-Salem, NC, in the early 1980s.
  • In college, worked as a reporter for the student radio station, played on a club football team and became a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.
  • Started working for ESPN in 1993. 
  • Recorded his trademark "Boo-yah!" as a play call for the ESPN GameStation toy.
  • Nearly lost his vision after being hit by a football while covering the Jets at their 2002 training camp.
  • In 2004, was requested by U.S. soldiers to participate in ESPN's SportsCenter: Salute to the Troops programming.
  • Became ill during November 2007 Steelers-Dolphins game and had to have an emergency appendectomy; during surgery, a malignancy was discovered and he then underwent chemotherapy.
  • In January 2011, had cancerous tissue removed again and began another round of chemotherapy.
  • Stuart Scott Relationships:
  • Taelor Scott - Daughter
  • Ray Scott - Father
  • Kimberley Scott - Wife
  • Sydni Scott - Daughter
  • College:
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (BA in Speech Communications and Radio, Television and Motion Pictures, 1987)

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