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NASCAR Did The Right Thing. Period.

Kurt Busch

You don’t hit women. You don’t choke women. You don’t slam their heads into a wall. It is called domestic violence. Kurt Busch committed domestic violence against ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll in his motorhome on September 26, 2014. It was not alleged; it happened. According to an ESPN report by Bob Pockrass for ESPN (February 21, 2015): NASCAR suspended Busch after a Kent County (Del.) Family Court commissioner issued findings and opinions Friday for a protective order he granted Monday to Busch’s ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. In the opinion, Commissioner David Jones […]

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NASCAR Becomes MMA? Kurt Busch Assaults Girlfriend

Kurt Busch

As a sports ethics speaker and consultant, I am not someone who likes “posturing.” For example, I don’t like football players bullying non-football players because “football is a tough sport.” That’s a pile of horse poop. I don’t like NASCAR drivers getting into well-publicized fights because they’re “good ol’ boys.” I understand it, but it’s getting a little too predictable and stupid for my taste. But when stupid goes from the track to domestic violence, then we’re in different territory. It’s where stupid becomes criminal. According to USA TODAY (November […]

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Judge, Jury and Trial: The Media and Tony Stewart

Tony Stewart

“In the wake of the NFL struggling with how to handle players facing criminal charges, the same questions will be bound to surround Stewart…” Nate Ryan, USA TODAY (September 19, 2014) A strange, unsettling cloud has descended on Tony Stewart; the cloud is the media and right about now it is raining pretty hard on Stewart and NASCAR nation in general. Motorsports fans are being treated to a media show that is lumping all of the imagined ills in motorsports with all of the wrongs that have occurred in the […]

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