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Jabari Smith Jr. left everyone speechless following monstrous dunk

With Auburn well on its way to a first-round win over Jacksonville State in the NCAA Tournament, Jabari Smith Jr. took one final moment to remind everyone why he was named an All-American.

The SEC Freshman of the Year produced a team-high 20 points, 14 rebounds and four assists on Friday to lead the second-seeded Tigers to an 80-61 win over the No. 15 seed Gamecocks. Walker Kessler recorded 13 points, 10 rebounds and nine blocks to finish shy of a triple-double.

Smith had perhaps the play of the tournament with just over one minute remaining. The scene unfolded when Smith collected the offensive rebound off of his own missed 3-pointer. Smith dribbled around a few defenders and unleashed fury on Brandon Huffman.

The monstrous jam by Smith immediately sent the Tigers’ bench into a frenzy. Players on the sideline had incredible reactions to the dunk and were left

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Stephen A. Smith wants to team up with Magic Johnson on ESPN

These days, what Stephen A. Smith wants at ESPN, Stephen A. gets. 

Next up, Magic Johnson.

Smith wants to team up with Johnson, according to sources, possibly on “NBA Countdown,” the pregame show that leads into the NBA Finals and other marquee games.

Smith’s ideal setup would be to have a Big 3 that also includes “Pardon the Interruption” co-host Michael Wilbon, who often works alongside Smith on “SportsCenter.”

Nothing is finalized, so it hasn’t been determined whether the potential show would have a traditional host.

In the wake of Maria Taylor’s and Rachel Nichols’ departures, Jalen Rose, Jay Williams and Adrian Wojnarowski are the “Countdown” incumbents, while Richard Jefferson, Kendrick Perkins and Chiney Ogwumike would figure to be candidates to join the show.

ESPN also has interest in Draymond Green, but, as an active player, the Warriors forward would only be available on occasion.

Green has done work for

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Former NFL QB Alex Smith Officially Lands New Job

Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith against the Bengals.

Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith against the Bengals.

After officially retiring from the NFL just a few months ago, former quarterback Alex Smith officially has a new job. And it’s a big one.

According to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter, Smith has signed on with ESPN as an analyst. Per the report, he will appear on multiple shows and in various roles, mostly breaking down the NFL.

Some of the big shows Smith will appear on include SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown and Sunday NFL Countdown. Given how in-demand Smith was as an analyst after retiring, it’s not surprising that ESPN wants to showcase his talents ASAP.

Smith joining ESPN should pretty much end any possibility of him returning to the NFL. It caps off an astounding career that had as many peaks and valleys as any in NFL history.

Coming out of Utah in 2005, Alex Smith

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Dallas Mavs ‘Noise’: Stephen A. Smith on Luka Doncic vs. Kristaps Porzingis ‘Jealousy’

DALLAS – We have to go all the way back to the early days of Dirk Nowitzki to recall a time when Dallas Mavericks fans wished for more coverage of the local NBA team.

“Why don’t they ever put our Mavs on ‘SportsCenter’?” we used to gripe.

We are experiencing advancement in that area, however. Of course, it takes the hiring of Jason Kidd as head coach to awaken the good people of Bristol. And, of course, when it comes to the core of the story, the good people of Bristol – led by Stephen A. Smith – are literally three months late to the story.

But welcome, welcome all!

ESPN’s Smith recently reported on “noise” coming out of DFW about “jealousy” from Kristaps Porzingis directed at Luka Doncic. Smith cited “my sources in Dallas” as the fuel for his report, which he did not deliver in his usual bombastic

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