The Lives They Lived: Stuart Scott

People tend to be oblique when they remember how Stuart Scott talked. ‘‘The way he spoke,’’ Suzy Kolber, a longtime ESPN host and reporter, told me, ‘‘hadn’t really been done before.’’ In its obituary for Scott, USA Today praised his ‘‘unique phrasing.’’ In a White House statement, President Obama mourned Scott and said the anchor brought to television ‘‘a new way to talk about our favorite teams.’’ (New York Times Magazine)

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