Sports reporter at center of Cam Newton controversy under fire for past tweets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The female sports reporter at the center of a controversy with Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton over his alleged “sexist” comments is now under fire for past tweets of her own.

On Wednesday, Jourdan Rodrigue, a Panthers beat reporter for the Charlotte Observer, asked Newton about receiver routes.

“It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes, like, it’s funny,” Newton said.

Rodrigue replied with a tweet, saying she didn’t “think it’s funny to be...


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