Jason Whitlock Steps Up

Posted in Blogroll on February 13th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

Look, Dwil, Modi, Dave Zirin, Temple3 and I have been some of Jason Whitlock’s biggest critics on the web and talk radio. The readers of SOMM and TSF collectively have been just as critical. I felt personally betrayed after my interview with him because I thought his dissent of Lupica and the rest of the cast on Sports Reporters was groundbreaking and a sign of a sorely needed revolution in journalism. We all know what happened after that (Black KKK, his foul moniker attached to C. Vivian Stringer which I will not repeat here). It truly pains me what I’m about to say. I don’t agree with a lot of what Jason writes but he deserves props for a recent piece about the real reason for the steroid witch hunt. I had hope (besides the Kev Dog Jemele interview, the Friday Fire thread is one of the best of all time on TSF) for him and some of you disagreed.

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Friday Fire: Who Wins Your NBA All Star Break Awards?

Posted in Blogroll on February 13th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

You see that dude right there? He means business. He’s tired of playing with ya’ll. He’s tired of being disrespected by younger cats with no shine, hardware or scoring titles on their byline. He doesn’t want to do it alone, but if he has to? Murder. He is the only player (Paul Pierce and Dwyane Wade are junior, junior junior distant) in the NBA I personally want taking my last shot…the big shot with zeros on the shot clock, game clock or June clock. The only one I want whose finger tips are pointing to the ground after the quack quack wrist snaps Black.

But…

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