By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus When BASN Newsroom (aka the Black Athlete Sports Network) began years ago, our basic premise was to celebrate the past, present, and future history of sport’s most innovative and imitated being — the black athlete. As one decade ends and another year begins, we take a look back […]Read more "BASN Remembers: Who Left Us In 2019"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The Cleveland Browns will be the last NFL team to hire a head coach in 2020 and if they hire a minority it will not be enough. Maybe, just maybe, it might be time to join former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick and kneel before and after games, but […]Read more "THE NFL BLACKOUT OF 2020"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The United States is currently in political crisis with the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump. This is not about right or left, it is about being correct or incorrect. It is about being a human being who cares for others. The contrast between the last two Presidents is […]Read more "REFLECTIONS OF !!!!!"
RETURN OF “THE DUKE” DECADES OF DAMAGE, PART III – THE CHANCES By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) The most ominous issue in the wake of the Akim Aliu affair is that of a punk ass coach utilizing their skills working as part control freak/part sarcastic […]Read more "RETURN OF “THE DUKE” – DECADES OF DAMAGE, PART III"
DECADES OF DAMAGE, PART II – THE BEST WE NEVER SAW By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor- In – Chief BASN NEWSROOM (Editor’s Note: The recent furor over the tweet from former National Hockey League player Akim Aliu has led to an exposure of indifference, racism and irrational control on the part of coaches […]Read more "DECADES OF DAMAGE, PART II"
DECADES OF DAMAGE – A BASN BLACK PAPER (PART ONE) By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM “He (Peters) walked in before a morning pre-game skate and said ‘Hey Akim, I’m sick of you playing that Nigger Shit,’ ” Aliu told TSN, with Peters, who was then the Rockford […]Read more "DECADES OF DAMAGE – A BASN BLACK PAPER (PART ONE)"
THE TEN MOST FUCKED UP REASONS WHY THE NFL SUCKS – OVERT RACISM, PART II By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – In – Chief BASN NEWSROOM Editor’s Note: In the spirit of the NFL’s 100 year celebration,we at BASN NEWSROOM would be remiss if we didn’t include some things that may need some […]Read more "THE TEN MOST FUCKED UP REASONS WHY THE NFL SUCKS – OVERT RACISM, PART II"