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NASCAR Driver Suspended For Using ‘N-Word’

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Mar 2nd, 2013
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When NASCAR driver Jeremy Clements was “indefinitely suspended” Wednesday for making what was described as an “intolerable and insensitive remark,” the sports world went into rampant rumor mode. Several ideas were floated throughout the online community: Was Clements’ disturbing comments part of a feud with a rival driver? Was it a jab at NASCAR rookie and current golden girl Danica Patrick? But as more information on the incident started to come out—more importantly that the remark was racially insensitive—the story became bigger than just Nationwide Series gossip as Clements, a NASCAR publicist and an MTV reporter all became unwitting …

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