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#EndorseThis: Colbert Schools Trump (And Mnuchin) On Why Athletes Are Kneeling

Once more Stephen Colbert steps up to the challenge of educating President Trump about an issue he has clearly misunderstood. As Colbert explains, Trump is all wrong when he tells credulous supporters that football players are kneeling during the national anthem in protest against the flag. “Those players are protesting against racial injustice, they’re not […]

September 26, 2017

NASCAR Stewart Probe Shows ‘No Criminal Behavior’: Police

New York (AFP) — U.S. police have found “no criminal behavior” on racing driver Tony Stewart’s part but will continue their probe into the bizarre incident in which he struck and killed an up-and-coming driver. Stewart, one of the most popular drivers in America’s NASCAR stock car circuit, plowed into 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. during […]

August 12, 2014

NASCAR’s Stewart Skips Race After Hitting, Killing Driver

New York (AFP) — Tony Stewart missed Sunday’s NASCAR event after striking and killing a sprint car driver who left his damaged vehicle mid-race to confront the motorsport veteran. Stewart, one of the most popular drivers in American stock car racing, ploughed into 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr during a race in upstate New York on […]

August 11, 2014

France Is Trying To Keep NASCAR Popular

By Jim Peltz, Los Angeles Times NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski remembers slamming into a rival’s car in Phoenix a few years ago, only to be summoned after the race by officials who scolded him for being too aggressive on the track. Then NASCAR Chairman Brian France, the third generation of his family to run stock […]

July 25, 2014