STEADFAST! Whitlock Won’t Post Bail for Roasting BLM Leader on Twitter

April 14th, 2021 2:48 PM

Twitter silenced sports journalist and OutKick partner Jason Whitlock after he called out a self-described Marxist and prominent Black Lives Matter activist for buying an opulent mansion. Twitter said he could come back after he deleted the post, but he refused to remove his comment.

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Former NBA Star Demands More Big Tech Vigilance Of The Non-Woke

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December 21st, 2020 5:40 AM

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has once again really stepped in it with his size 16 shoes, and he’s getting plenty of blowback for dunking on celebrities for straying from left-wing talking points. They deserve cancellation, the former NBA star wrote in the Hollywood Reporter on December 17.

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Sports Writer Slams Group-Think: ‘Is [LeBron] More Than Black?'

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November 12th, 2020 9:00 AM

In a column published Wednesday, Outkick’s Jason Whitlock addressed a critique about comedian Dave Chappelle’s Saturday Night Live monologue. According to Whitlock, Chappelle succumbed to the “black group-think” that the stand-up artist has spent a large portion of his career avoiding, and athletes, like LeBron James, have spent a large portion of their careers…

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UFC Fighter Slams ‘Muted’ LeBron’s ‘Spineless’ Woke Attitude

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September 21st, 2020 10:00 AM

Over the weekend, professional athletes and sports writers ratcheted up debate over the social justice movement currently straining sports' place in the American culture. On the left, LeBron James and USA Today writer Jarrett Bell defended social justice protest, and on the right, ultimate fighter Colby Covington and Outkick's Jason Whitlock ridiculed it.

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Whitlock: NBA’s Bucks Have ‘Black Lives Matter B.S.’ Hangover

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September 4th, 2020 2:20 PM

Yes, Black Lives Matter is societal poison. How could it be otherwise, dreamt up by self-described “trained Marxists” and based on crackpot academic theories bolstered by garbage statistics? And TV ratings give up empirical evidence BLM and all its public trappings…

Spit-Take: WashPost Miffed Outkick Would Politicize Sports

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September 3rd, 2020 12:36 PM

Reading the Washington Post is mainly a joyless slog through waist-deep Democrat conventional wisdom and thickets of fashionable lefty platitudes. But the intrepid and alert can sometimes be rewarded with enlightenment. For example, Post sports and media writer Ben Strauss’s long (nearly 2,300 words), deeply hypocritical…

Black Sports Writer Slams Kaepernick’s ‘Systemically Racist’ America

Culture
July 8th, 2020 9:00 AM

More than ever, our current social climate is proving that stories are the most powerful form of communication. Stories allow people to feel the emotion, and gravity, of certain situations. Stories are so powerful that they can convince people to ignore facts and statistics when they don’t fit a particular narrative.

Proud ‘Christian American’ Jason Whitlock Leaves FS1 for Outkick

Culture
June 15th, 2020 3:09 PM

Jason Whitlock is a misfit. The sports write/commentator doesn’t fit in at mainstream sports outlets. That’s why he says he left “a rising, successful television show at FOX Sports 1 to become a partner at Outkick.”

Fox Sports Announcer Slams Cancel Culture, 'Social Media Outrage'

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June 11th, 2020 9:52 AM

As he decided to exit the corporation of Fox Sports, former Speak For Yourself commentator, Jason Whitlock, provided Outkick the Coverage an exclusive interview to discuss his recent thoughts on all things current events. The following is a list of highlights of the conversation and brief analysis on each one.

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Sports' Fear-Driven COVID Responses Need to Stop, Says Sports Writer

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May 23rd, 2020 1:59 PM
Months ago, nobody would have imagined that there would be dozens of controversial articles written about an NFL quarterback getting a haircut and a beard trim, but here we are. On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers posted a video of quarterback “Big Ben” Roethlisberger throwing “legit NFL passes” to teammates Juju Smith-Schuster, James Connor, and Ryan Switzer, signaling…

Deadspin 'Thugs' Get No Mercy from Fox Sports Writers

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November 1st, 2019 10:00 AM
As the Deadspin empire crumbles to the ground and fresh copy is hard to find on the site, sports talkers Jason Whitlock and Clay Travis delivered "eulogies" that weren't pretty. Many of the irreverent leftist writers and editors at Deadspin have quit or been fired for refusing new management's order to do straight sports.

ESPN Salivates Over Korver; Whitlock Slams Virtue Signaling

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April 10th, 2019 10:00 PM
Progressive media and social justice warrior athletes are heaping praise on Utah Jazz veteran Kyle Korver for confessing to white privilege in this week's post on The Players Tribune, titled "Privileged." He is now the toast of ESPN talk shows, its blog, The Undefeated, and athletes for writing that present-day white Americans are responsible for the racist sins of their…

FS1's Whitlock: ESPN Is the 'PC, Safe Space Network'

July 21st, 2017 4:45 PM
It started Monday as a simple suggestion by former NFL quarterback Michael Vick that free agent Colin Kaepernick might rehabilitate his image with the league by cutting his afro. Now it's erupted into a war of words between ESPN and Fox Sports 1's Jason Whitlock, who called his former employer the "PC, Safe Space Network."  
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NFL's Rating Dive Continues; Poll Shows Anthem Antics Turning Off Fans

September 21st, 2016 2:14 PM
Two weeks ago, National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said, as the Associated Press paraphrased it, that he "disagrees with Colin Kaepernick’s choice to kneel during the national anthem, but recognizes the quarterback’s right to protest." Sunday night, Goodell seemed to go all-in with the players, telling AP (again, accurately paraphrased) that he "is…