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'Antonio Brown is melting down' - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Damien Woody and Molly Qerim of First Take break down how Antonio Brown's outspoken displeasure with the Pittsburgh ....

Duke's 2019 NCAA title hopes are done without Zion Williamson - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Will Cain evaluate the Duke Blue Devils' chances of winning the 2019 NCAA national championship without Zion ...

Lakers facing the most pressure for rest of season – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith emphasizes that the Los Angeles Lakers are facing the most pressure for the rest of the 2018-19 NBA season because they need to prove...

Stephen A. disagrees with Joel Embiid naming Wilt Chamberlain the GOAT over MJ | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim of First Take break down Joel Embiid's comments about Wilt Chamberlain being the G.O.A.T over Michael ...

NBA stars want to beat LeBron, not play with him – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith doesn't think big-name 2019 NBA free agents will want to join LeBron James on the Los Angeles Lakers because they would rather beat h...

Manny Machado's 10-year deal with Padres is 'entirely too long' - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim try to make sense of Manny Machado's 10-year deal with the San Diego Padres, both agreeing that such ....

'This is Jason Garrett's last year in Dallas' - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Will Cain and Max Kellerman of First Take break down Jerry Jones' stance on Jason Garrett and discuss the possibility of Sean Payton...

The Giants don't need Odell Beckham Jr. - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Damien Woody and Molly Qerim of First Take break down the pros and cons of the New York Giants trading Odell Beckham ...

Stephen A. fires back at Kyrie Irving's media critiques | First Take

Stephen A. Smith of First Take takes exception to Kyrie Irving's claims that the "media has broken up locker rooms" for the Boston Celtics and other t...

Russell Westbrook and Paul George can take down the Warriors – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith believes two superstars like Russell Westbrook and Paul George with the Oklahoma City Thunder can dethrone the Golden State Warriors ...

LeBron needs a coach he believes in, and it’s not Luke Walton – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith thinks that LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers need a free agent shot maker and a coach that LeBron believes in to map out the b...

Tom Brady has surpassed Joe Montana as the GOAT – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, and Damien Woody dissect New England Patriots QB Tom Brady. Stephen A. says he is the best leader and player in the N...

Isiah Thomas laughs at Stephen A. for getting called out by Magic Johnson | First Take

Detroit Pistons legend Isiah Thomas joins the First Take crew and shares a laugh at the expense of Stephen A. Smith, who left Magic Johnson off his St...

Was the 2019 All-Star Weekend good for the NBA? | First Take

Stephen A. Smith really enjoyed the festivities at 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend, citing he really enjoyed the Skills Competition, the 3-point Contest and...

Jayson Tatum not Kyrie Irving will drive the Celtics' NBA playoff run - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim of First Take debate who will be the driving force behind the Boston Celtics' postseason run. Kellerma...

Antonio Brown and Aaron Rodgers would be happy together on the Packers – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says the best landing spot for Antonio Brown is with Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers if the Pittsburgh Steelers trade AB. Wat...

Stephen A.: Rich Paul is a good agent but LeBron's defense of him is off | First Take

Stephen A. Smith of First Take thinks that criticism of Rich Paul is not warranted because people are jealous of how good of an agent he is. He also r...

Anthony Davis will be a Laker either via trade or free agency – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Will Cain all agree that New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis denying that the Boston Celtics weren't on his list m...

Stephen A. to Magic Johnson: Drafting Lonzo Ball was a mistake | First Take

Stephen A. Smith reports that Magic Johnson has taken personal responsibility for every basketball decision made during his tenure with the Los Angele...

Zion's shoe blowout and injury 'couldn't be worse' for Nike - Max Kellerman | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Will Cain debate how much responsibility Nike should take for Zion Williamson's injury, which came after blowing t...

'Zion might not be the number 1 overall pick' – Stephen A. | First Take

Both Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman say they would take Zion Williamson with the number one overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft. However, Stephen A...

No way I’m trading Joel Embiid for Anthony Davis – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says there is no way he would trade Joel Embiid for Anthony Davis because of Embiid's numbers and his personality, which puts people ...

Stephen A. wants Kaepernick to release details of his settlement with NFL | First Take

Stephen A. Smith of First Take appreciates Colin Kaepernick for shining a light on the issues that plague society but he doesn't like how Kaepernick a...

Blame Chris Paul, Mike D'Antoni for James Harden's unhappiness - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith blames Chris Paul and Mike D'Antonio for James Harden being unhappy even though he's scoring at remarkable pace for the Houston ...