ESPN, Adrian Wojnarowski Lie Again About Jacob Blake Being Unarmed

Less than three weeks ago, ESPN’s Mark Jones interrupted a live NBA game to spread a lie that Jacob Blake was unarmed when he was shot by police. Despite OutKick pointing out to ESPN over email that this was inaccurate, ESPN refused to correct Jones’ lie. As always, when executives act like cowards, it sets a new standard across the company. Sunday, Adrian Wojnarowski spread this same lie about Blake but in print. This may be giving too much credit to ESPN, by the way, to say this is simply an egregious error. Given the woke sports playbook it’s also possible ESPN just wants to continue to spread divisive lies and doesn’t care about facts at all. Equally as likely. — Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) April 18, 2021 Within twenty minutes of Clay’s tweet, ESPN had changed the article while providing no statement on the error or the correction. The article was up with incorrect facts for over four hours. Even with the update, ESPN refused to mention that Blake was armed. It reads as follows: “The NBA and WNBA postponed a full slate of playoff games after another Black man, Jacob Blake, was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during […]



Written by Bobby Burack

Bobby Burack covers media, politics, and sports at OutKick.