• McDonald’s All-American committee’s ‘whopper of a mistake’ leads to finger-pointing

    MJD at Prep Rally1 yr ago

    The McDonald's All-American Game selection committee's recently released annual list of nominees originally included two New York City basketball players who no longer play high school hoops, and of course The New York Daily News, which broke the story late last week, cleverly called it "a whopper of a mistake."

    Current Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College freshman forward Tafari Whittingham and former Pathways (Queens, N.Y.) Prep forward Jordan Washington, who has been barred from playing basketball at the school, have -- as The Daily News is wont to say -- "played as many games this season Ronald McDonald himself."

    "Shows how much they know," said Abraham Lincoln (Brooklyn, N.Y.) High head coach Dwayne "Tiny" Morton, who had Whittingham on his Railsplitters roster last season.

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