The sports world mourned the death of longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott on Sunday and recognized his groundbreaking role as a sportscaster who embraced a more personal style.
ESPN president John Skipper credited Scott’s approach to hosting with helping the network define its style.
“ESPN and everyone in the sports world have lost a true friend and a uniquely inspirational figure in Stuart Scott,” said ESPN president John Skipper in statement. “He leaves a void that can never be replaced.”
President Barack Obama issued a statement Sunday:
Here’s what the world was saying across the internet: