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NASCAR Suspends Top Driver Over Domestic Abuse

That means no Daytona 500 for Kurt Busch

(Newser) - One of NASCAR's biggest races runs tomorrow, but one of NASCAR's biggest names will not be there when the Daytona 500 begins. The sport suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely yesterday over allegations that he beat and choked his then-girlfriend last fall, reports ESPN . The move came after a Family... More »

NASCAR's Kurt Busch: My Ex Is a Hired Gun

Claim about Patricia Driscoll makes waves at domestic violence hearing

(Newser) - At first it sounded like a typical domestic-violence hearing: protection orders, unstable behavior, alcohol, and depression. Then NASCAR driver Kurt Busch shook things up, announcing that his ex, Patricia Driscoll—who alleged he had smashed her head into a motor-home wall—was actually a trained assassin who traveled the world... More »

10 Most Unpopular Athletes

Manti Te'o joins Lance Armstrong at top of list

(Newser) - The new Nielsen/E-Poll survey of the most disliked athletes in America has the not-so-surprising name of Lance Armstrong at the top of the list, reports Forbes . More surprising is that Notre Dame star and soon-to-be-NFL'er Manti Te'o tied Armstrong with a measly 15% approval rating. Even if he... More »

Busch Wins in Michigan

After 2 days of rain delays, racer grabs checkered flag

(Newser) - Racer Kurt Busch took the checkered flag at the 3M Performance 400 in Michigan yesterday after rain delays bumped the race from its usual Sunday spot. The afternoon had no shortage of oddities, starting with a half-hour fog delay and ending with a two-lap overtime sprint due to Greg Biffle's... More »

Busch Nails a Win at Pocono

Big win puts Busch in 12th and final spot of standings with 5 races to go before Chase begins

(Newser) - Kurt Busch picked up a much-needed first place finish at Pocono on Sunday, his first win since March 26, 2006.  Busch dominated the race, leading for all but 25 laps.  The win moved him into the 12th and final spot in the Chase for the Nextel Cup rankings... More »

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