As expected, Jason Whitlock is a former ESPNer again. Richard Deitsch of SI.com breaks the news.
When contacted by SI.com on Sunday afternoon, an ESPN spokesperson forwarded the following from the company, “We have mutually agreed to part ways, which was Jason’s preference following the shift from his role as Editor-in-Chief. Jason is a talented print and television commentator, and we wish him success in his next chapter. ESPN remains fully committed to The Undefeated and plans continue toward an official launch.”
I’m still waiting for Whitlock’s version of why ESPN launched him from Undefeated. Perhaps he will start yapping now that he’s gone.
All in all, the entire episode has been embarrassing for Mr. Whitlock, who likely is headed back to Fox Sports.