By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Major League Baseball just can’t get this right from the 1919 Chicago White Sox World Series scandal to New York Yankee pitcher Gerrit Cole putting a foreign substance on the baseball on the mound, cheating has always been a part of this game. To add insult to injury they […]Read more "BASEBALL CHEATING AGAIN"
CASEY MARTIN 2005- NAOMI OSAKA 2021 DISABLED ATHLETES STILL BATTLEBy Gary Norris Gray May 30, 2021 Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open because she had issues with her mental health and with being forced to do interviews after matches. The signs of distress were all there, years ago but the sports world ignored them. […]Read more "MARTIN-2005-OSAKA-2021"
Major League Baseball continues to lose another generation of younger fans to soccer, football, basketball, and yes, even hockey. They are losing because the game is too slow and wants to remain that way wedded to the past. This has to change in order to bring professional baseball back and join the rest of the modern sports world.Read more "BASEBALL BEING BASEBALL 2021"
THE CIRCUS RETURNS TO JACKSONVILLE Gary Norris Gray-BASN Staff Reporter Urban Meyer and Tim Tebow will now be forever linked in professional football history and the circus has just begun in Florida. Meyer, new head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars wants to change the lingering losing culture of the Jaguar locker-room. Meyer wants his former […]Read more "THE CIRCUS RETURNS TO JACKSONVILLE"
This weekend African Americans should be jumping up and down with happiness for a big political victory, we are not, we should be pleased by the results we are not. It is just a feeling of relief.Read more "AMERICAN ACCOUNTABILITY"
The attempt to lay down a ‘Vancouver Soul Sound’ were squashed by “R&B” (rhythm and Bullshit)Read more "WHO STOLE THE SOUL? THE DEATH OF RHYTHM AND BLUES IN VANCOUVER, PART IV"
The United States has lost its humanity, lost its grace, lost its love for people who do not look like them.Read more "WORDS HURT"
The inaugural series will feature eight HBCU baseball teams, made up of four from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and four from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). School baseball programs from these two athletic governing associations constitute the “small school” division.Read more "BCSG 360 and Black College Nines Team Up to Create Baseball’s First Black College World Series"
By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus For nearly three decades, Dr. Patrick Freeman has not only been one of the pre-eminent journalists in the United States, he’s been a leader of social change and an inspiration to many black media professionals like myself. Affectionately known as “The Mighty O’Ba”, the New Jersey native has covered college […]Read more "BASN Book Reviews: The Art Of The Interview – Book #1"
AMERICA FIGHTING YOURSELF Gary Norris Gray- Staff Reporter In the year 2021 the United States of American finds the country fighting with itself and no end in sight. It is Liberal vs. Conservative, it is north vs. south, red states vs. blue states, it is suburb vs. city; it is migrant vs. citizen, and yes, […]Read more "AMERICA FIGHTING YOURSELF"