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'

Culture
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

Culture
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

Culture
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

Culture
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…

NRA CEO LaPierre Refutes Bob Costas: Jovan Belcher's Girlfriend Should

December 7th, 2012 8:51 AM
The National Rifle Association and guns in general have taken a lot of media criticism in the wake of last weekend's murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs football player Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend. NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre pushed back Thursday telling USA Today Sports, "The one thing missing in that equation is that woman owning a gun so she could have saved her life from…

Fox's Gutfeld Scores Direct Hits on Costas Hypocrisy, Whitlock's Bigot

December 5th, 2012 8:44 AM
In a video posted at the Daily Caller by Jeff Poor (HT Hot Air), Fox News's Greg Gutfeld went after Bob Costas's opportunism and hypocrisy on gun rights in the wake of the Jovan Belcher tragedy. He also took on Jason Whitlock's inexcusable characterization of those who believe that the Constitution's Second Amendment means what it says and insist that our government continue to…

NFL Wouldn't Let Players Own Guns if Ed Schultz Ran the League

December 4th, 2012 6:20 PM
You could see this one coming and hardly a surprise that it came from Ed Schultz. On his radio show yesterday, Schultz was talking with a caller about Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher killing his girlfriend and committing suicide over the weekend when Schultz made a predictable suggestion (audio) --

Jim Gray Sides with Costas & Whitlock on Gun Control, Then Backtracks

December 3rd, 2012 3:50 PM
In an appearance on Monday's America's Newsroom program on Fox News, veteran sportscaster Jim Gray at first expressed what seemed like absolute agreement with NBC's Bob Costas regarding the need for more gun control in light of the horrific Jovan Belcher murder-suicide on Saturday. In what turned into a sanctimonious lecture during halftime programming on Sunday Night Football,…

Columnist Who Inspired Bob Costas Drops New Bomb: 'The NRA Is the New

December 3rd, 2012 12:09 PM
Kansas City sportswriter Jason Whitlock loves to stoke controversy. So after he blamed Jovan Belcher's murder-suicide on the "gun culture" -- inspiring NBC Sports lecturer Bob Costas --  in an interview with Roland Martin, he added fuel to the fire by claiming "the NRA is the new KKK." Apparently, black youths are "armed" by the NRA, and they're also…

Black Sports Writer Jason Whitlock Angry That Rush Limbaugh Quoted Him

October 26th, 2012 4:46 PM
As NewsBusters previously reported, black sports columnist Jason Whitlock's article on an "information bubble" that's an obstacle to the success of black National Football League quarterbacks was read on the air by Rush Limbaugh during the Wednesday edition of his radio program. Instead of being pleased with getting some free publicity, Whitlock slammed the conservative…

Black Sports Columnist Jason Whitlock Criticizes Politically Correct

October 25th, 2012 11:29 AM
Back in 2003, conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh ignited a firestorm of criticism from the left-dominated sports media for daring to point out the obvious fact that many people in the NFL and the media hype up black quarterbacks in the hopes of seeing them succeed. Limbaugh revisited the topic yesterday on his program by highlighting a column by black sports writer Jason Whitlock, a…