When I first saw the headline "NASCAR Driver Suspended Indefinitely", my first thought was, well, he must have said something racial.
But then I thought, "Anonymous Attorney, don`t be so paranoid. It could have been any number of things, like being accused of murder, stopped for DUI, failing to pay taxes, making an insulting remark about Christianity, caught with a prostitute or refusing to buy Girl Scout cookies."
Then I remembered that professional athletes don`t get in trouble for that anymore.
You can be a black football player charged with murder, plead to obstruction of justice, and go on to play for a Superbowl team.
You can be a black basketball player charged with rape and go on to a successful NBA career.
But if you`re a white NASCAR driver who says the "n-word", you are done. NASCAR driver Clements suspended for `insensitive` remarks, Bob Pockrass, Sporting News, Feb 27, 2013