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Don't blame Twitter

Athletes have been offending people for a long time through variety of media

Updated: May 6, 2011, 6:19 PM ET
By LZ Granderson | ESPN.com

Not long after news of Osama bin Laden's death swept across the country, sparking spontaneous celebrations in the streets of New York and Washington, D.C., Rashard Mendenhall went to Twitter to ask, "What kind of person celebrates death?"

In and of itself, it's a great question.

Given the context -- and timing -- in which he asked it, well, let's just say he has Twitter remorse. Especially when he followed that question with "We've only heard one side."

Since ...

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