Watch Stuart Scott's ESPN Colleagues' Emotional Tributes to Him

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Stuart Scott

"The fact that he has passed away is absolutely mind-boggling and a travesty," said Scott's former 'SportsCenter' co-anchor Rich Eisen

TV sports personalities paid tribute Sunday to longtime SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott with emotional goodbyes.

Scott died Sunday after battling cancer, and Rich Eisen, who shared the SportsCenter desk with Scott for years, fought back tears while remembering his late colleague and friend.

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"I loved this man — I still love this man — and the fact that he has passed away is absolutely mind-boggling and a travesty," Eisen said Sunday on the NFL Network's NFL GameDay. 

Eisen called Scott "one of the most joyful, full of life individuals I have ever come across."

Hannah Storm held back tears while announcing Scott's death on SportsCenter. She called him "our colleague, our friend and our inspiration." 

ESPN also aired a video tribute to Scott, featuring footage of Scott throughout his career. The video includes ESPN personalities sharing memories of him. 

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