As others have been keen to point out, it seems that the latest media coverage is surrounding NASCAR's very well known Tony Stewart instead of doing the right thing and focusing on Kevin Ward Jr.
Well, here we're going to do the right thing.
Though I believe I've made it abundantly clear that I do not follow sprint car racing or NASCAR for that matter, there are plenty of folks who do. So, I'll leave it to them to best tell the story.
**Click "Read Article" below to learn more about the late Kevin Ward Jr.
Kevin Ward Jr. died on Saturday night when he came in contact with Tony Stewart's vehicle during a Sprint car race at the Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park. Until the late hours of Saturday night, I had no idea who Kevin Ward Jr. was, and most likely, neither did you.
Ward, a 20-year-old kid, is about to become the jumping-off point for an entire nation to rant about motorsports in general and Stewart in particular. Before that happens, before we go barreling down the road into a world of ill-informed speculation and sweeping judgments and thundering ignorance, take a moment to think about this kid...