RIP Stuart Scott: Longtime ESPN Sportscaster Dies at 49

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Call it a huge loss in the world of sports. The charismatic sportscaster and veteran TV personality, Stuart Scott, has died.

Scott's long-standing fight against cancer ended his life at the age of 49.

Gone too soon, the guy who dished out the most memorable moments on Sports Center and made “Booyah” and “Cooler than the other side of the pillow” popular catch phrases.

There's no doubt that Scott will go down as one of the most influential anchors in ESPN history.

As the heartbreaking news settles in, heart felt messages from fans filled twitter timelines...

President Obama even expressed his condolences, stating the beloved anchor's fight inspired him.

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Scott had been battling cancer since 2007, but always seemed to stay ahead of the fight with his positive words.

"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,” Scott said during an acceptance speech at the 2014 ESPY Awards.

He leaves behind tons of friends, fans, family, and most importantly his number one support system.

"Taylor and Sydni, I love you guys more than I will ever be able to express,” added Scott.

“You two are my heartbeat. Have a great rest of your life."

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