After Mendenhall, Scoop Jackson Provides A Handy Guide To ESPN's Corporate Twitter Policy

Rashard Mendenhall wrote some thoughtless shit on Twitter after Bin Laden's death last week. Whatever you think about American military operations, or the popular reaction to the US mission, it's fair to say that Mendenhall's tweets didn't represent an athlete's thoughtful examination of jingoism and US foreign… »5/08/11 2:00pm5/08/11 2:00pm


Scoop Jackson Would Like To Get Real With You For A Minute

Buried at the bottom of Page 2 today is a clarification from columnist Scoop Jackson, who caused a veritable shitstorm thanks to his B.J. Upton column »10/17/08 5:30pm10/17/08 5:30pm, when he haphazardly implied that Upton's laziness was a reason for young African-Americans to look up to him. Not really what he meant, of course, but that's how many…

Scoop Jackson's Column Continues to Offend; Jason Whitlock Demands Swift Editorial Execution

Scoop Jackson has once again sparked the ire of, oh, lots of people with this latest ESPN2 column about the Tampa Bay Rays' B.J. Upton »10/16/08 3:00pm10/16/08 3:00pm. In it, Jackson praises Upton as the one MLB player who can "bring the game back to the hood" while using some undermining and preposterous logic to substantiate his point. Observe: …