ESPN pulls Jalen Rose off air after DUI arrest, coverup

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We told you about Jalen Rose getting a DUI a couple days ago, an incident that had taken place several weeks before.

Turns out, Rose didn’t tell his employer ESPN either, so they have yanked him off the air, according to the USA Today.

“Jalen has accepted full responsibility for his actions. Both parties are taking this very seriously, and as a result, we’ve agreed that he will not be on our air while he addresses this situation,” said ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz in an email to (USA Today blog) Game On!

A couple of lessons here. One, obviously, don’t drink and drive. Second, the coverup is always worse and more problematic than the crime itself. See: Nixon, Richard.