The Cleveland Browns are Making Me Rethink Everything

When I was a kid, the main sports I liked to watch were baseball and auto racing. When I went off to college I got really into college football and hockey. I rarely ever missed a home football game and I even went to nearby ‘away’ games against the Rockets (Tuck Foledo) and the University of Akron Zips. (I know, me traveling for entertainment purposes… shocking!) Returning home to Cleveland after college had me missing college ball. I tried to get on board with the Browns, but they never spoke to me. I never felt any heart from them. Did … Continue reading The Cleveland Browns are Making Me Rethink Everything

NASCAR Hoping Kurt Busch Doesn't Make The Chase

Sometimes a gesture of good faith that you really don’t want to take blows up in your face. This could very well be the case with NASCAR when it comes to the decision to allow Kurt Busch to be eligible for the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup should he meet the requirements necessary. The 36-year-old Busch was suspended indefinitely on the Friday prior to the Daytona 500 (February 20) after the Kent County (Delaware) Family Court commissioner released a finding that shows he believed that Busch did indeed commit an act of domestic abuse against former girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. … Continue reading NASCAR Hoping Kurt Busch Doesn't Make The Chase

NASCAR Sends Message About Domestic Violence With Kurt Busch Suspension

by Ryan Isley It’s about time someone raised the bar when it comes to holding athletes accountable for domestic violence. This past week, NASCAR took the first step in doing just that. On Friday afternoon, word came that effective immediately, Kurt Busch was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR for his role in an alleged domestic dispute with ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. This came after the Kent County (Delaware) Family Court commissioner released a finding that shows he believed that Busch did indeed commit an act of domestic abuse against Driscoll. The release of information on Friday was in addition to the court … Continue reading NASCAR Sends Message About Domestic Violence With Kurt Busch Suspension

What NASCAR Should Have Done About What Happened at Richmond

by Ryan Isley   What a week this has been for NASCAR as they have tried to put themselves on par with the NCAA when it comes to scandals. In the Federated Auto Parts 400 last Saturday at Richmond International Raceway, three teams in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series crossed the line when it comes to trying to manipulate the outcome of the race to benefit their drivers. First, Clint Bowyer of Michael Waltrip Racing spun out to bring a caution flag out with Ryan Newman leading the race and headed towards putting himself in the Chase for the Sprint Cup … Continue reading What NASCAR Should Have Done About What Happened at Richmond