TEMPE, Ariz. – At the start of his season-ending news conference Sunday morning, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians took a moment to reflect on the passing of ESPN SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott.
Scott died Sunday morning after an eight-year battle with cancer. He was 49.
“I think when you come to work, you find ways to put things into perspective,” Arians said. “We lost a football game but we lost more this morning. I think one of the best members of the media I’ve ever dealt with, Stuart Scott, passed away.
“That’s more real than a football game. You guys [the media] lost a great ally and a friend. We lost one, too. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.”