NASCAR, the unofficial “Southern sport,” is taking a bold stand in the country’s Confederate flag issue as the victims from the Charleston church shooting are still fresh in their graves.
Here’s the best case scenario of a joke becoming a reality. J. Cole trolled listeners with his 2014 Forest Hills Drive closer “Note to Self,” in which he tells a fraudulent story about a conversation he had with Dale Earnhardt Jr.; now the rapper and NASCAR driver cover ESPN Magazine’s 2015 music issue.
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is taking his love of sport from the squared circle to the racetrack. His SMS Audio company will serve as an associate sponsor of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team Swan Racing.
The good ol’ boys at NASCAR may start getting nervous. Yesterday (Oct. 26), Darrell Wallace won the Camping World Truck Race in Martinsville, Virginia and in doing so became just the second Black driver to win a race NASCAR since 1963.
Students from Howard University have found themselves in the midst of a pitched competition designed to help NASCAR reach an entirely new fan base. Entitled “NASCAR Kinetics: Marketing in Motion,” the contest is an underwhelming attempt for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing to reach an audience that has long eluded them, the […]
There is something about ESPN that attracts ignorant, utterly bigoted personalities to their hallowed sports memorabilia-laden offices. Broadcaster Bob Griese, father of former all-star quarterback Brian, has been suspended for one week after making a racially charged remark during ESPN’s NCAA football coverage. An on-air graphic listing of the top five drivers in NASCAR’s points […]