OK, OK – I’ll cede the point to Fitz. But what I’m really talking about is which of us will end up being correct where the immediate future of Jason Whitlock is concerned. Me or Fitz? In case you didn’t notice, Fitz column today says Whitlock’s goose is cooked at 18th and Grand. Mine implies it may just be a case of him soaking up vaca days before he reemerges for the Chiefs and Big 12 football and basketball.
The envelope, please…
“The only scuttlebutt I’ve heard re Whitlock is that he’s on vacation and will come back when the Chiefs’ season starts,” one Star staffer says. “Heck, I think Derek (Donovan) wrote about it on his blog a month or so back.”
Donovan – for the uninitiated – doubles as the newspaper’s readers rep, along with dining, celebrity gossip, entertainment writing and library overlording.
Indeed on June 22, Donovan blogged that, “Jason Whitlock will return,” the headline began. “I’ve had a lot of questions about where Jason Whitlock has been recently. Many readers have wanted to hear his opinions on the Big 12 shakeup, in particular.