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…

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Sports Reporter Blames Rap and 'Black KKK' for Sean Taylor Murder

December 1st, 2007 6:03 PM
NewsBusters readers are likely familiar with Jason Whitlock, the outspoken sportswriter for the Kansas City Star whose views on race relations in America typically go quite contrary to most in the mainstream media. On Wednesday, Whitlock wrote an article for Fox Sports.com concerning the recent shooting of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor. True to form, Whitlock spoke of truths few…

Jason Whitlock Says What Media Won't Regarding ‘Jena

September 21st, 2007 5:05 PM
In the midst of the media's typically one-sided view of Thursday's civil rights protests in Jena, Louisiana, Jason Whitlock, the black sportswriter who called Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton terrorists during April's Don Imus controversy, penned an op-ed in the Kansas City Star that should be must-reading for all Americans. Entitled "Lessons From Jena, LA," Whitlock's piece marvelously…

Vick Suspended: Media Still Pushing Victim Story

August 24th, 2007 7:30 PM
The National Football League has finally acted, suspending former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick indefinitely without pay in the wake of Vick admitting that he was the primary funding behind the dog-fighting operation run from his property. The question now is- what will the NAACP and Vick's media enablers do?