Violence Erupts on NASCAR Track as Driver Leaves His Own Car and Pummels Buckled Rival

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One driver’s temper snapped Saturday leading to a violent confrontation at a NASCAR Roots race being held at Martinsville Speedway. The confrontation took place after a qualifying heat for the ValleyStar Credit Union 300, which is a NASCAR Roots race, meaning it is among stock car races sanctioned by NASCAR, according to WGHP-TV. Peyton Sellers won the race, according to Fox News. The stage was set toward the end of the race when a car driven by Andrew Grady hit the wall, according to Racing News. After the accident, he pointed his finger at Davey Callihan as Callihan’s car drove…

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ESPN Host Claims Racism Is to Blame for NBA Coach’s Season-Long Suspension: ‘I Don’t Appreciate That Being Done to a Brother’

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ESPN commentator Stephen Smith was livid Friday over the season-long suspension handed out to Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka. A report in ESPN on Thursday, citing sources it did not name, said Udoka was punished for having a relationship with a member of the NBA team’s staff. ESPN said that the relationship violated organizational rules. Smith said that Udoka was being punished for conduct that draws no punishment when committed by whites. “I don’t see nothing being put out and disseminated to the masses about these white dudes that’s doing this stuff.  I know plenty of white dudes that was…

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Beer ads were missing from Amazon’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ game broadcasts. Turns out, they’re banned.

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Amazon "Thursday Night Football" hosts Tony Gonzalez, Charissa Thompson, Ryan Fitzpatrick, and Richard Sherman during a dress rehearsal.Lily Hernandez/Prime Video Amazon started broadcasting regular-season NFL games, and its first game drew 13 million viewers. Beer ads, which make regular appearances on NFL broadcasts, were absent in Amazon's stream. The company's advertising policy prohibits ads for selling and promoting alcoholic beverages. Eagle-eyed viewers of Amazon's first "Thursday Night Football" broadcast might have noticed something felt different as the game cut to commercials — there weren't any beer ads, as Bloomberg first noted.That's because, according to Amazon's advertising guidelines, the company prohibits…

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