It doesn’t seem to happen often, but Stephen A. Smith does in fact takes time off from his multiple duties at ESPN.
He may be regretting his break.
His break came to a sudden end this week after he called into his own radio show and revealed a brutal injury he suffered while trying to box.
“I’m hanging tough, man. Just to let my listeners know, I’m out. I had surgery on Wednesday. I tore my rotator cuff in my left shoulder boxing. … I was boxing, man. I like to fight a little bit from time to time, and I was working out and I was boxing a little bit, and I tore my rotator cuff in my left shoulder.”
Smith isn’t expected to be out long. It’s not like he needs his rotator cuff to scream about whatever topic he’s speaking on at the time.
In fact, Smith said he’ll be back on the air on Monday.
Hard working man.