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Dallas Cowboys fans be warned: A memoir by ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith is coming next year.

13A, an imprint of Gallery Books, announced Tuesday that Smith’s “Straight Shooter: A Memoir of Second Chance and First Take” is scheduled for January 2023. According to 13A, Smith would share stories about being poor in his early days in New York City. Years in journalism and his long history of speaking his mind – to a fault – about sports (cowboys are a favorite target) and comments about domestic violence, including comments about a wide range of issues, has led ESPN to He was briefly suspended in 2014. ,

“This book is a long time to come. Because of my fixation on secrecy concerning my personal life, it took me a long time to do so, and was heavily incensed by loved ones,” Smith said in a statement. Statement.

“But as I once told my mom, ‘If I’m going to write a book, I’ll feel really bad if I hold back. I’m going to speak my truth, which I have to say, that’s all. Say everyone knows where I stand and why.’ I know I did it in this book. I finally had to do it. It was time. Whatever the consequences.”

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