Sometimes, it’s nice to think that in one of the few professional sports without gender divisions, people can differentiate between two female athletes—you know, as if they’re unique individuals with their own unique goals in life. But that’s often a pipe dream, even in 2017.
After getting tapped from behind by Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Kentucky Speedway last night and radioing over an expletive-laden rant, Danica Patrick tapped him back as they entered pit lane. Her crew tried to explain that Dale Jr. was having brake issues all night, but she wouldn’t have it. Nope! Not an excuse.
Richard Petty is a very famous, very successful, and very old NASCAR driver. So when he said a stupid thing about NASCAR driver Danica Patrick last week, we all let out a collective "ugh" and shook our heads. Just so we know, though, Richard Petty is NOT a sexist. In fact, Richard Petty loves women. A lot.
Danica Patrick has been racing in NASCAR since 2010, so you'd think she'd built a pretty thick armor by now, like every racing driver does. Comedian Jay Mohr had the chutzpah to mention her results, though, and suddenly all bets were off. Enter the icy glare of death.
One of the criticisms of Jodie Foster's already legendary Golden Globes speech was the idea of expounding a need for personal privacy on, you know, a nationally broadcast awards show. Its detractors could have predicted this next turn of events, which, of course, is a resurgence in tabloid stories about Foster,…
Rush Limbaugh seems to have a bottomless well from which he can draw offensive blather, and today he reached down there and pulled out a pretty solid gem of pure shit. He was discussing a recent interview Danica Patrick did in which she gave her views on Obama's mandate that health care plans cover contraception. Why…
Before internet domain hosting service GoDaddy was famous for backing the SOPA bill and pissing off the whole internet, the company was known for airing inscrutable but irritatingly sexist ads. So what's the damaged brand doing to win back some of its ex customers? Making an even more inscrutable, even stupider ad,…
Indianapolis, IN, May 29: IndyCar driver Danica Patrick covers her face in the pits after finishing 10th in the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Dan Wheldon, of England, won the race. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
What do you do when your name is mostly synonymous with ridiculously demeaning ads? Give $500,000 to create a women's clinic! Let's review exactly what GoDaddy is trying to whitewash.
The ESPN ESPY awards, honoring athletes across sports, make for one of our favorite red carpets of the year. And this one, at Nokia Theatre L.A., was no exception. But...why was Zac Efron there?