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Stuart Scott
L.A. artist paints tribute to ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott
L.A. artist paints tribute to ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott

Stuart Scott was born in Chicago, bled "Carolina blue," and gained national acclaim by dropping exuberant catchphrases from inside a TV studio in Bristol, Conn. Over two decades, his urban vernacular and cooler-than-the-other-side-of-the-pillow style amassed fans across America — including Los Angeles, where, this week, a large mural in his honor popped up near Los Angeles International Airport. With a turquoise halo around his head and an ESPN microphone in his hand, a calm, focused Scott looks out at the city from above a sports bar. Beside him, white bubble letters spell out Scott's signature catchphrase: "BOO YA!" The longtime anchor of...

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