First Take

Jun 22, 2022

Chris ‘Mad Dog’ Russo Makes An Absurd Amount Of Money Per First Take Episode

If you ever needed more proof that ESPN has plenty of money to burn through, look no further than Chris “Mad Dog” Russo and his time on the morning debate show First Take. During an interview with¬†the¬†Howard Stern...

Jan 24, 2022

Watch The Spot-On ESPN First Take Skit That Didn’t Make Air On SNL (VIDEO)

ESPN First Take has turned into a caricature of itself in recent years, and even more so since Stephen A. Smith became the main character with a group of other animated debaters. One of the main opponents for Stephen A....

Dec 21, 2021

Stephen A. Smith Announces Positive Test For COVID-19

Stephen A. Smith has tested positive for COVID-19. After being absent from the show on Monday morning, Stephen A. appeared on the screen Tuesday morning and announced that he has tested positive for the virus. Smith said he tested positive...

Stephen A, Jay Williams Have Heated Exchange Over Kyrie’s Vaccine Status (VIDEO)

Stephen A. Smith and Jay Williams had a heated exchange over Kyrie Irving and his decision not to get the COVID-19 vaccine ahead of the upcoming NBA regular season. During Wednesday’s episode of ESPN First Take, the two men sat...

Oct 13, 2021

Stephen A. Smith Explains Why He Wanted Max Kellerman Off ‘First Take’ (VIDEO)

Stephen A. Smith has confirmed the rumors that he wanted Max Kellerman to be removed from the ESPN First Take debate desk. Smith admitted that he asked for a new debate partner on the morning show, and ESPN executives obliged....

Sep 10, 2021

Stephen A. Smith Reportedly Wanted Max Kellerman Off Of ESPN ‘First Take’

Stephen A. Smith seems to have plenty of pull at ESPN. After news was confirmed that Max Kellerman was being removed from the network’s debate show, First Take, reports surfaced that Stephen A. wanted his co-host off of the show....

Aug 24, 2021