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Jalen Rose Says He Called Out Skip Bayless—Not Stephen A. Smith

It can be hard to keep Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless straight. Both are former writers turned outsized TV personalities in a take-centric cable sports landscape—Smith for ESPN, Bayless for Fox. Both were on First Take together once upon a time. Both interface with the Cowboys frequently—Bayless as a lifelong fan, Smith as a highly visible hater.

Fans can be forgiven, then, for assuming ESPN's Jalen Rose was referring to Smith when he issued this tweet Monday evening:

Had the former Michigan and NBA swingman been referring to Smith, it might've made sense, given Smith's reputation for needling Dallas on television and social media.