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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Articles tagged: Jason Whitlock

Jason Whitlock hits back at ESPN

If there’s one thing Jason Whitlock is really good at, it’s being able to provoke conversation and stay relevant. News emerged over the weekend that he and ESPN had parted ways following his demotion from chief of “The Undefeated.” Many have speculated that his next move might be to return to FOX. Before he moves…Read More

Jason Whitlock, ESPN part ways again

Jason Whitlock and ESPN have parted ways once again as the two sides agreed to a buyout. Whitlock worked for FOX Sports from 2007-2013 but left to join ESPN, where he was expected to create and head up their “Black Grantland” project, which is still in the works as “The Undefeated.” “We have mutually agreed…Read More

Jason Whitlock in talks to leave ESPN, possibly for FOX Sports

Jason Whitlock is looking to leave ESPN a year before his contract ends, and he could end up at FOX Sports, according to a report. Sports Business Daily’s John Ourand reports that Whitlock is looking to leave ESPN now that his role at the network has changed. Whitlock was hired to be the creator/leader of…Read More

Jason Whitlock out as leader of ‘Black Grantland’

Jason Whitlock, who was hired by ESPN to head up, staff, and create a “Black Grantland,” has now been demoted from his position. ESPN announced Friday afternoon that Whitlock will no longer be running “The Undefeated.” Instead, Whitlock will be back to his usual role of writing/creating content. Leon Carter, who joined the site in…Read More

Jason Whitlock sports denim jacket on Keith Olbermann

Jason Whitlock’s first assignment since signing on with ESPN was to serve as a guest on Keith Olbermann’s new ESPN2 talk show. The two discussed the media’s treatment of the New York Jets, and they ventured into a discussion about the significance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a Dream” speech to the sports…Read More

Jason Whitlock will be doing ‘black Grantland’ at ESPN

Columnist Jason Whitlock provided some insight regarding his new role at ESPN. Whitlock confirmed this week that he is leaving FOX Sports to return to ESPN, seven years after leaving the network. In an interview on Bill Simmons’ BS Report, Whitlock elaborated on his new role at ESPN and said he would be creating the…Read More

Jason Whitlock leaves FOX Sports for ESPN

Controversial columnist Jason Whitlock is leaving FOX Sports to return to ESPN after spending six years writing for the LA-based sports network. Whitlock confirmed the move via his Twitter account, where he thanked FOX Sports for allowing him to grow and sticking by him after his racist Jeremy Lin joke. Today is my last day…Read More

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