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Rev. Jesse Jackson says he would help Donald Sterling sell the team

Rev. Jesse Jackson joined Bloomberg Television’s Erik Schatzker and Stephanie Ruhle following NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s press conference. The Rev. Jesse Jackson said: “There’s nothing more that needs to be done. I’m sure he has polled the owners… No owner will stand against this recommendation and vote for Sterling. If they did not do it, you would have mutiny by...
Via The Sports Bank
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rev. Jesse Jackson shows up to open Curtis Granderson Stadium

You know an event isn’t a big deal until National Civil Rights Leader and former Presidential candidate Reverend Jesse Jackson shows up. The Founder of Operation Push was on hand today on the west side of Chicago as New York Mets Center Fielder Curtis Granderson had one of the biggest days in his young extraordinary life. Curtis returned to his native Chicago to open and christen...
Via The Sports Bank
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

NEW YORK (AP) Rev. Jesse Jackson is helping Major League Baseball mark the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, praising Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.
Via FOXSports.com
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson Is Ready to Go

Jesse Jackson was one of the hot names in Mississippi early on. A summer of trips and offers had Jackson considering all options. The talented wide out pledged his college allegiance to Mississippi State early in his senior year with a promise to end the recruiting process. Jackson held true to that pledge and recently took his only scheduled official visit to Mississippi State.
Via recruiting.scout.com
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson Enjoys UA Experience

Petal, Mississippi wide receiver Jesse Jackson was selected to play in the Under Armour All-American game. Before that fun filled event would come to pass, Jackson would suffer a season ending injury. While his roster spot was ultimately filled, the folks at Under Armour honored their invitation to Jackson and invited him to be a part of it all even though he could not play.
Via recruiting.scout.com
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

wordspicturesvideo: Jesse Jackson and Marvin Gaye. The hoops...

wordspicturesvideo: Jesse Jackson and Marvin Gaye. The hoops pics come from a game of one-on-one they played before the legendary Watts Stax concert. Marvin didn’t want to perform at the show and said he’d only do so if Jesse could beat him in a game of one-on-one. For the record, Marvin performed! The other picture is them at the 1970 Pro Bowl. #Basketball #Football #music...
Via Hugging Harold Reynolds
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson Huddles With Future Coaches

Jesse Jackson was supposed to be in Montgomery, Alabama this week helping the Mississippi All-Stars earn a win over their counterparts from Alabama. Due to an ACL injury, Jackson is back home in Petal preparing for the next time he can put his helmet and shoulder pads on and take to the playing field.
Via recruiting.scout.com
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson Already on the Mend

Jesse Jackson entered his senior season as one of Mississippi's top college football prospects. Now committed to Mississippi State, Jackson is eager to enroll in Starkville and begin his Bulldog career. Last week, Jackson watched as his fellow seniors brought the curtain down on a tremendous high school career for all involved.
Via recruiting.scout.com
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

ScoutTV: Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson is one of the top pass catchers in the state of Mississippi. Petal High has had to break in a new quarterback this season, but Jackson has still found a way to make an impact. See highlights of Jackson in action against Madison Central in this ScoutTV presentation.
Via recruiting.scout.com
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

CoachSpeak: Boyles on Jackson

The Petal Panthers have been a strong football program over the course of the last few years. After falling in the state title game two years ago, the PHS program has continued to be one of south Mississippi's strongest squads under the direction of head man Marcus Boyles. Boyles took some time out of his schedule to share his thoughts on new Mississippi State commitment Jesse Jackson.
Via recruiting.scout.com
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson Talks Commitment

While many expected good news for Mississippi State when Jesse Jackson stepped up to the microphone on Monday morning, his commitment was extremely well received by the Bulldog fan base who had been eagerly awaiting his pledge. The three star wideout chose the Bulldogs over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Missouri, Ole Miss and Southern Miss.
Via recruiting.scout.com
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jesse Jackson Picks Bulldogs

Petal (MS) High School class of 2014 three-star wide receiver Jesse Jackson chooses the MSU Bulldogs over the Ole Miss Rebels and Auburn Tigers.
Via mississippistate.scout.com
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Now is the Time for Jackson

Jesse Jackson burst onto the recruiting scene during a breakout junior campaign. During the 2012 season, Jackson hauled in 39 passes for 842 and a team high 11 touchdown receptions. The spring evaluation period brought dozens of college coaches to Petal High School who wanted to learn more about the talented wide out. Most programs offered. Later today, one lucky school will him one of their own.
Via recruiting.scout.com
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 WR Jesse Jackson Visits MSU

2014 Petal (MS) High School 3-star wide receiver Jesse Jackson talks about his visit to Mississippi State this past weekend.
Via mississippistate.scout.com
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 WR Jesse Jackson Visits MSU

2014 Petal (MS) High School 3-star wide receiver Jesse Jackson talks about his visit to Mississippi State this past weekend.
Via mississippistate.scout.com
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson Set for SEC Tilt this Weekend

Jesse Jackson is one of Mississippi's top available prospects for the 2014 signing class. The Petal High School wideout has elected to put recruiting on the back burner for a while as he looks to lead his team to a 6A state championship. Jackson and the Panthers are off to a strong start with perhaps the toughest game on the non-district schedule on tap for tonight.
Via recruiting.scout.com
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson Planning First Official

Jesse Jackson is one of the most prolific wide receivers in the state of Mississippi. The Petal Panther is eager to get into his senior season and focus on the game of football. Jackson had a full summer which was comprised of a lot of recruiting activity. With his senior season set to begin, Jackson is prepared to put his college dreams aside for now.
Via recruiting.scout.com
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jesse Jackson Talks Big Dawg Camp

Petal (MS) High School class of 2014 three-star wide receiver Jesse Jackson talks about Mississippi State after attending the MSU Big Dawg Camp.
Via mississippistate.scout.com
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Quick Hitter: Jackson Enjoys USM Camp

Petal WR Jesse Jackson took in the Southern Miss camp as an observer Saturday, and he gives GoldenEaglePride.com his impressions of the camp atmosphere from a different perspective.
Via southernmississippi.scout.com
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson Claims In State Leader

Petal wide receiver Jesse Jackson made a strong statement last fall as a junior and staked his claim as one of Mississippi's top football prospects. Jackson has picked up offers from all over the south. The three star talent has narrowed the field to three schools with one school school leading the final pack.
Via recruiting.scout.com
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson Talks USM Elite Camp

Jesse Jackson is one of the top wide receivers in the state of Mississippi from the class of 2014. He was on campus today for the Elite camp at Southern Miss. He gives some of his thoughts in an interview with GoldenEaglePride.com.
Via southernmississippi.scout.com
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Strait 8: Best Cartoon Dads

In honor of Father’s Day this weekend, we take a look at eight of the greatest cartoon dads of all-time. Some are predictable. Some are not. But, in the end aren’t dads just like that. Let’s get started. No. 8 – Papa Smurf The grand daddy of the little blue guys gets us started. They say there is nothing more impressive than someone who steps up to be the father of a child...
Via StraitPinkie.com
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 WR Jesse Jackson Camps At MSU

2014 Petal (MS) High School wide receiver Jesse Jackson talks about his camping experience at Mississippi State.
Via mississippistate.scout.com
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Top two for top 2015 OL

PETAL, Miss. - Jesse Jackson is the top attraction in the 2014 class, but Javon Patterson is coming behind him in 2015. This elite OL has a top two and you can get the very latest on Patterson here...
Via recruiting.scout.com
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

It's close, but one school leads

PETAL, Miss. - One prospect in Mississippi that does not get as much publicity as he should is Jesse Jackson. The talented wideout is one of the top prospects in the state and he has a leader...
Via recruiting.scout.com
May 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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