Former UofL basketball player Troy 'Escalade' Jackson died Sunday [Sports]

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Former University of Louisville basketball player Troy "Escalade" Jackson was found dead Sunday morning in Los Angeles. The 6'10" 400-pound Jackson, who played on the Cardinals from 1996–1998, had been on the AND1 Mixtape Tour since 2002.

 

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Travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, Eater, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.
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