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ESPN anchor Stuart Scott loses battle with cancer at 49

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Legendary ESPN anchor Stuart Scott has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his two daughters Taelor and Sydni.

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Legendary ESPN anchor Stuart Scott has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his two daughters Taelor and Sydni.

Scott joined ESP in 1993 as the host of "SportsNight" and eventually moved on to "SportsCenter" where most fans know him from. He became a national superstar in his industry by making sports more entertaining using catchphrases like "Boo-Yah".

In July, Scott received the Jimmy V Perserverance Award at the ESPYs. ESPN did a nice introspective look at Scott's battle with cancer and how he was continuing to fight through it, training in MMA in between his cancer treatments.

A great quote about his battle with cancer that will now forever be linked to Scott:

When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.

Everyone here at Baltimore Beatdown wishes the Scott family all of our love and thought. He was a model as a sportscaster and as a public face for cancer and the NFL will never quite be the same.