Mets’ Marcus Stroman challenges NASCAR’s Kyle Larson to fight following driver’s use of racial slur

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson was fired from Chip Ganassi Racing on Tuesday after he used a racial slur during a virtual race two days earlier. Larson did apologize for his actions, but some people aren’t buying it, including New York Mets starting pitcher Marcus Stroman. Just hours before Larson was Read more

Kyle Larson fired by Chip Ganassi Racing after using racial slur during virtual race

Chip Ganassi Racing is parting ways with NASCAR driver Kyle Larson. During an iRacing event on Sunday, which was streamed on Twitch, Larson said the N-word. His racing team fired him on Tuesday for his “offensive and unacceptable” comments. “After much consideration, Chip Ganassi Racing has determined that it will Read more

Kyle Larson, NASCAR driver, suspended indefinitely for using racial slur during virtual race

For the second straight week, there is controversy surrounding NASCAR’s virtual iRacing platform. On Sunday, NASCAR star Kyle Larson used a racial slur on a Twitch livestream of an iRacing event. He lost communication on his headset with his spotter at one point, and during a microphone check moments later Read more

New York Rangers, NHL denounce hacker’s racial slurs in player video chat with top prospect K’Andre Miller

When the New York Rangers hosted a Zoom Q&A live video chat with the recently signed prospect K’Andre Miller on Friday, the chat was hacked by someone writing racial slurs, directed at Miller, who is African-American. The Zoom session was limited to 500 participants via a link posted on the Read more

Wisconsin men’s basketball strength coach resigns after university determines he used a ‘racial epithet’

Wisconsin men’s basketball strength coach Erik Helland resigned Thursday after the university determined he used a “racial epithet” around members of the team. “UW Athletics administration was informed last weekend that Helland, while recounting a story from earlier in his NBA career, had used a racial epithet in the presence Read more