Jim Brown -- Ex-NFL star rips on Tiger, Jordan

Jim Brown.
On an episode of HBO's Real Sports, Jim Brown attacked Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan for their lack of social activism.

Praising both of them as atheletes, Brown says they need to do for "social change."

From an article at newsday.com:
Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown blasts Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods for their lack of social activism in an interview that is to appear on HBO's "Real Sports" Tuesday night.

Of Woods, Brown said, "This cat is a mamajama; he is a killer. He'll run over you, he'll kick your ass. But as an individual for social change or any of that kind of -- , terrible. Terrible.''

Brown criticized Woods in January 2008 for not speaking out against the Golf Channel's Kelly Tilghman after she used the word "lynch'' in a joking reference to him.

Of Woods and Jordan, Brown said, "I know they both know better, OK? And I know they both can do better without hurting themselves.''

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