Tar Heels fans take a moment of silence to remember ESPN anchor, Stuart Scott, who died of cancer and was an alumni of the University of North Carolina, before a basketball game against Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Photo: AFP Tar Heels fans take a moment of silence to remember ESPN anchor, Stuart Scott, who died of cancer and was an alumni of the University of North Carolina, before a basketball game against Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Photo: AFP
Tar Heels fans take a moment of silence to remember ESPN anchor, Stuart Scott, who died of cancer and was an alumni of the University of North Carolina, before a basketball game against Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Photo: AFP
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Right Field: Pioneer Stuart Scott will be remembered for more than just his witty sayings - Booyah!

American commentator Stuart Scott - who lost his fight against cancer - officially broke broadcasting's colour code in the 1990s

Tar Heels fans take a moment of silence to remember ESPN anchor, Stuart Scott, who died of cancer and was an alumni of the University of North Carolina, before a basketball game against Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Photo: AFP Tar Heels fans take a moment of silence to remember ESPN anchor, Stuart Scott, who died of cancer and was an alumni of the University of North Carolina, before a basketball game against Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Photo: AFP
Tar Heels fans take a moment of silence to remember ESPN anchor, Stuart Scott, who died of cancer and was an alumni of the University of North Carolina, before a basketball game against Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Photo: AFP
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Tim Noonan

Tim Noonan

Tim Noonan has been crafting uniquely provocative columns for the SCMP and SMP for more than a decade. A native of Canada, he has over 20 years’ experience in Asia and has been a regular contributor to a number of prominent publications, including Time magazine, Forbes, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune and The Independent.