Man sues The Oklahoman for being misidentified as racist basketball announcer…

Does anyone know a libel/slander attorney who specializes in libel/slander law? If so, you may want to pass along their contact information to The Oklahoman, and possibly us!

Last week, Scott Sapulpa – the guy The Oklahoman initially and very incorrectly identified as the announcer making racist comments on a hot mic during a broadcast of a high school basketball game – filed a lawsuit against the paper, its parent company, its reporters Cameron Jourdan and Nuria Martinez-Keel, CBS Sports, and even the actual racist from the video – Matt Rowan – for defamation and slander.

Normally, this is the part of the story where I'll share some of The Oklahoman's reporting about the lawsuit, but for some reason, they haven't mentioned it. Instead, let's take another look at the now-deleted tweet that got The Oklahoman in trouble:

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