The Daily Spread: Stephen Jackson Doubling Down, Bolsonaro Tests Positive + Others News of the Day

After DeSean Jackson posted a faux-Hitler quote yesterday, the backlash was swift and fierce. But so was the support for him, particularly from Stephen Jackson, who said DeSean was speaking the truth. He too received criticism, but instead of backing down like DeSean did, Captain Jack stood firm in his anti-Semitic perspective.

In non-sports news, Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for COVID and Gary Larsen releases new ‘Far Side’ comics. All that and more on the July 8 Sideaction Daily Spread.


Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus after months of downplaying its threat

China makes criticizing their leadership illegal worldwide, unclear plans to enforce

LTJG Swegle is first Black female tactical jet pilot in U.S. history

Yet another incident of a person driving through protesters

U.S. officially withdrawing from WHO


ESPN shuffling radio lineup, ending Golic & Wingo

Stephen Jackson doubles down on anti-Semitic sentiments following DeSean Jackson backlash

Bradley Beal sitting out NBA restart due to injury

Joel Embiid doesn’t think the bubble will be safe


Idris Elba says ‘Luther’ movie is close to happening

Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy

Gary Larsen releases first new ‘Far Side’ comics in years

Union says Disney World employees are not being tested

Tom Hanks does not respect non-mask wearers

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