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Stephen A. refuses to defend Odell Beckham Jr.: 'I’m completely annoyed with him' | First Take
Views 423K16 hours ago
Stephen A. Smith reacts to the New Orleans Police Department issuing an arrest for Cleveland Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr. following an incident in the LSU Tigers locker room after the CFP National Championship. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN ..
MLB should IMMEDIATELY strip Astros players of championship rings & titles – Stephen A. | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith calls for MLB to take away Houston Astros players' 2017 championship rings and titles. #FirstTake #MLB ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on Yo..
Stephen A. won't feel the same about Patrick Mahomes if the Chiefs lose to the Titans | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Louis Riddick debate how QB Patrick Mahomes will look if the Kansas City Chiefs lose the AFC Championship Game to RB Derrick Henry and the Tennessee Titans. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn..
Was Jose Altuve wearing a buzzer? Max Kellerman breaks down video | First Take
Views 450K17 hours ago
Max Kellerman analyzes video of Jose Altuve telling his Houston Astros teammates not to rip his jersey after his walk-off home run vs. the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the 2019 ALCS. #FirstTake #MLB ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ ..
Stephen A. picks the 49ers to beat Aaron Rodgers & the Packers 35-27 | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith predicts Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers will advance to the Super Bowl after defeating Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers 35-27 in the NFC Championship Game. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn...
Odell Beckham Jr. didn’t commit a crime, the NCAA is ‘bogus!’ – Stephen A. | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith reacts to Tigers alum Odell Beckham Jr. handing out money to LSU players after the CFP National Championship Game. #FirstTake #NCAA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/e..
Stephen A. is ‘incredibly disappointed’ in Kyrie Irving | First Take
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Kyrie Irving's comments about the Brooklyn Nets lead to a first in First Take history ... Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman actually agree! #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/..
Stephen A. makes excuses for that 'baaad' man Aaron Rodgers & Damien Woody is fed up! | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Damien Woody debate how bad it would be for QB Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers if they lose to QB Jimmy Garappolo and the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to E..
Derrick Henry is the Titans' only hope vs. the Chiefs - Stephen A. | First Take
Views 241K17 hours ago
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Emmanuel Acho debate who is more important in the AFC Championship Game between QB Patrick Mahomes for the Kansas City Chiefs or RB Derrick Henry for the Tennessee Titans. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN ht..
First Take debates whether Luke Kuechly's retirement is bad for the NFL | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Domonique Foxworth react to Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly's decision to retire after eight season at the age of 28. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www..
Stephen A. shocked to learn how explicitly the Astros cheated | First Take
Views 1.1M3 days ago
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to the MLB announcing suspensions for the Houston Astros following an investigation into cheating allegations. #FirstTake #MLB ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.esp..
Stephen A. irritates former Cowboys player Marcus Spears | First Take
Views 323K2 days ago
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Marcus Spears have a heated debate about the Dallas Cowboys' power structure with owner Jerry Jones and head coach Mike McCarthy. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App:..
Stephen A. doesn’t hold back on criticizing Lamar Jackson | First Take
Views 958K4 days ago
Stephen A. Smith reacts to Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson’s 28-12 loss to the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Divisional Playoffs. He also discusses why Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes had more success in the playoffs compared to Lamar Jackson..
Stephen A. eats crow after his wrong LSU-Clemson prediction | First Take
Views 480K3 days ago
Former LSU Tigers Marcus Spears and Ryan Clark taunt Stephen A. Smith for his wrong prediction after LSU beat the Clemson Tigers in the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship. #FirstTake ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔..
Stephen A. can't believe Kevin Stefanski called Baker Mayfield an 'accurate' QB | First Take
Views 307K2 days ago
Stephen A. Smith has already lost faith in new Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski for saying Baker Mayfield is accurate and "the sky's the limit" for the QB. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App..
Stephen A. tells Max Kellerman to apologize to Tom Brady | First Take
Views 782K11 days ago
Stephen A. Smith tells Max Kellerman that he owes New England Patriots QB Tom Brady an apology after saying he should retire from the NFL. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/ap..
Stephen A. responds to Tyreek Hill’s trash-talk | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Damien Woody react to Kansas City WR Tyreek Hill claiming nobody in the NFL can guard the Chiefs’ wide receivers ahead of the AFC Championship Game against the Tennessee Titans. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to..
Stephen A.: Richard Sherman is right about being disrespected! | First Take
Views 475K4 days ago
Stephen A. Smith lauds Richard Sherman and says he is justified to highlight the lack of respect he has received this season following the San Francisco 49ers' 27-10 win vs. the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Divisional Round. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subs..
Stephen A. loves everything about Luka Doncic's game | First Take
Views 696K9 days ago
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Richard Jefferson weigh on Luka Doncic's dominant season with the Dallas Mavericks. #FirstTake#NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscri..
Kawhi preaches patience to the Clippers – Stephen A. and Max react | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to Kawhi Leonard's slow-and-steady approach to the LA Clippers' quest for a championship. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/esp..
Stephen A.: KD looks bad attacking Kendrick Perkins on Russell Westbrook’s night | First Take
Views 731K7 days ago
Stephen A. Smith says he feels bad about calling Kevin Durant’s decision to join the Golden State Warriors the “weakest move” by an NBA superstar following KD’s Twitter beef with former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Kendrick Perkins. #FirstT..
Stephen A. congratulates LeBron on being the 2nd-greatest NBA player ever | First Take
Views 1.3MMonth ago
Stephen A. Smith refuses to concede that LeBron James is the greatest ever, naming Michael Jordan to the top spot. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscribe t..
Stephen A. reacts to Kevin Garnett claiming his Celtics ran LeBron out of Cleveland | First Take
Views 1.7M29 days ago
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to Kevin Garnett saying Boston “broke” LeBron James when the Celtics defeated the Cavaliers in the 2010 NBA playoffs, thus forcing LeBron out of Cleveland. #FirstTakeNBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN pl..
Kevin Durant could surpass LeBron with the Nets - Max Kellerman | First Take
Views 481K5 months ago
Max Kellerman does not expect Kevin Durant to win another NBA title, but says he could surpass LeBron James if he defies the odds with the Brooklyn Nets. #FirstTake ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn...
Stephen A. picks prime Kobe over prime Shaq | First Take
Views 760K4 months ago
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether they would rather have Kobe Bryant in his prime or Shaquille O’Neal in his prime. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/e..
Carmelo Anthony never said anything about an NBA farewell tour | First Take
Views 2.6M5 months ago
Carmelo Anthony sits down with Stephen A. Smith on First Take to discuss how hard it was to accept a bench role and how he wished his time with the Oklahoma City Thunder worked out differently. Carmelo (4:27) addresses the rumors of him wanting a far..
LeBron has been a ‘monster’ and he’s only getting started – Stephen A. | First Take
Views 810K2 months ago
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss whether LeBron James is proving that he is still the best player in the NBA. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscr..
Stephen A.: Alex Cora should be ashamed of himself! | First Take
Views 341K2 days ago
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to Boston’s manager Alex Cora mutually parting ways with the Red Sox following the recent cheating scandal. #FirstTake #MLB ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.esp..
Why Stephen A. refuses to compare Luka Doncic to LeBron James | First Take
Views 911KMonth ago
Stephen A. Smith explains why he won’t compare Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic to LeBron James. Check out the Best of First Take: tvclip.biz/video/sqom2VSho-E/video.html #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe t..
Stephen A. reacts to Antonio Brown’s disturbing Instagram video | First Take
Views 1.8M3 days ago
Stephen A. Smith reacts to Antonio Brown broadcasting himself berating the mother of his children and police officers in front of his kids on Instagram. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.e..
Is LeBron the best athlete of the decade? | First Take
Views 291K17 days ago
Watch The Best of First Take 2019 | Part 1: tvclip.biz/video/8R-6-wpFMgo/video.html Watch The Best of First Take 2019 | Part 2: tvclip.biz/video/X7gMhIRwubw/video.html Domonique Foxworth, Damien Woody, Emmanuel Acho and Chiney Ogwumike debate the best male athlete of the ..
Stephen A. is tired of the Rockets waiting for James Harden to be their savior | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate what is to blame for the Houston Rockets' recent struggles after losing 117-107 to the Portland Trail Blazers. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.e..
Stephen A. isn’t ready to see Tom Brady retire | First Take
Views 231K10 days ago
Stephen A. Smith breaks down why he isn’t ready for Tom Brady to retire from the NFL and doesn’t mind if Brady isn’t wearing a New England Patriots jersey next season. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the E..
Start getting your LeBron excuses ready! - Max Kellerman to Stephen A. | First Take
Views 1.4M3 months ago
Max Kellerman predicts the LA Clippers will beat the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference finals and urges Stephen A. Smith to start preparing excuses for LeBron James. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get th..
Stephen A. reacts to Kawhi’s Uncle Dennis’ alleged free agency requests | First Take
Views 1M24 days ago
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to reports of Kawhi Leonard’s uncle, Dennis Robertson, asking for alleged improper benefits from teams during Kawhi’s free-agency period. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔..
The Lakers’ biggest issue is the Clippers – Stephen A. | First Take
Views 742K4 months ago
Stephen A. Smith breaks down the biggest issues facing the Los Angeles Lakers, starting with the LA Clippers. #FirstTake ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on ..
Stephen A. rips LeBron: No aggression, no offense! | First Take
Views 1.3M2 months ago
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to the Los Angeles Lakers' 112-102 loss to the LA Clippers at Staples Center on opening night of the NBA season. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www...
Stephen A. shreds Joel Embiid’s zero points against the Raptors | First Take
Views 1.3MMonth ago
Stephen A. Smith absolutely shreds Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid following a zero-point night against the Toronto Raptors and calls out head coach Brett Brown. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN A..
Magic Johnson wants Kevin Durant to find happiness | First Take
Views 485K3 months ago
Magic Johnson wonders where Kevin Durant will find happiness if winning back-to-back championships with Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson on the Golden State Warriors didn’t do it for him. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN http..
Did the Lakers blow it against the Clippers on Christmas Day? | First Take
Views 256K22 days ago
Damien Woody, Chiney Ogwumike and Damon Jones discuss whether the Los Angeles Lakers blew the game vs. the LA Clippers. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscr..
Kawhi’s message to LeBron: Stop being scared to guard me! – Stephen A. | First Take
Views 1.6M9 days ago
Stephen A. Smith reacts to Los Angeles Lakers big man Anthony Davis’ injury and says he was told that LA Clippers star Kawhi Leonard is sending a message to LeBron James through NBA circles about his defense. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN ..
Drew Brees’ career is better than Peyton Manning’s - Stephen A. | First Take
Views 308KMonth ago
Stephen A. Smith explains why New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees has had a better career than retired NFL legend Peyton Manning. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔..
Stephen A. hasn’t been this excited about the Heat since LeBron left | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith explains why everyone should be paying attention to Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on ..
Stephen A. to LeBron: 'Are you listening to this blasphemy?!’ | First Take debates LeBron vs. Kawhi
Views 735KMonth ago
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Richard Jefferson have a heated about if they would rather have Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James or reigning NBA Finals MVP, Kawhi Leonard. #FirstTake #NBA ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get ..
Stephen A. has a special gift for Cowboys fans | First Take
Views 663K25 days ago
Watch Stephen A. Smith unwrap his gift to Dallas Cowboys fans here: tvclip.biz/video/qEEDmUAw12c/video.html Stephen A. Smith teases Cowboys fans after Dallas’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 16. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ..
Stephen A. reacts to the Cowboys losing to the Bills | First Take
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Stephen A. Smith reacts to the Dallas Cowboys’ Thanksgiving Day loss to the Buffalo Bills. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on TVclip: http..
Stephen A. and Max preview the AFC Divisional Playoffs: Ravens vs. Titans | First Take
Views 305K8 days ago
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Damien Woody preview the matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and the Tennessee Titans in the AFC divisional playoffs. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscribe to ESPN plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: www..
Baker Mayfield isn’t built to lead the Browns – Marcus Spears | First Take
Views 407KMonth ago
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Marcus Spears discuss the issues on Cleveland’s offense following Baker Mayfield making headlines for speaking on how Cleveland’s medical staff handled Odell Beckham Jr.’s injury. #FirstTake #NFL ✔ Subscr..