"I was the only person that ever did First Take and Undisputed in one day."
"Brothers fight. We have fought before. I'm assuming we will fight again."
“Skip and Stephen A, and Skip even moreso than Stephen A, but both of them are guys that didn’t play, that are just hot takers.”
Russo told Stern that he was contracted for 40 weekly appearances on ESPN's First Take. He also dropped the scoop that the network was paying $10,000...
“Fred Toucher said that both men’s opinions rest on overstating the importance of First Take to ESPN.”
“I thought, ‘how could my brother Stephen A. turn on me like that?’ On me? Seriously?” Bayless said on the podcast.
"Let's see what you do once your playing careers are over and you're sitting in these seats permanently, and you got to call it like you...
"Durant likely only knows Mad Dog from being on First Take, and doesn't know Russo's background in radio, particularly in New York on WFAN."
“All Twitter did yesterday was make fun of Stephen A Smith for getting tied up in knots by JJ and CJ.”
"The network announced Wednesday that both Get Up and First Take had their most-watched month of May ever."