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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Articles tagged: Jason Whitlock

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

Shaq, Whitlock to rumble in six months?

Ladies and gentlemen, it looks like we may have to set up a fight date for Shaq and Jason Whitlock. Matters between the two got started on NBA opening night Tuesday when Whitlock, a columnist for, said Shaq was out of shape. The former All-NBA center and current TNT NBA analyst responded by challenging…Read More

Shaq challenges Jason Whitlock to a fight

Former NBA All-Star center and current TNT NBA analyst Shaquille O’Neal responded to a tweet about his weight from’s Jason Whitlock by challenging the writer to a fight. Whitlock sent the following tweet to “Inside the NBA” before Tuesday’s season-opening game between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat began:

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