By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus In a Sunday that saw offensive fireworks in Arizona, Seattle, and Baltimore, the week was dominated by the injury bug that bit some of the Week One starters. In Miami, Tua Tagovailoa was sidelined early (rib injury) in their AFC East tilt with Buffalo. He would be replaced by Jacoby […]Read more "The NFL’s Field Generals Report: Week #2"
As we begin “The NFL’s Biggest Season Ever” over the next 18 weeks, BASN Newsroom will continue to chronicle the exploits of this much maligned, but very talented group. As is its custom, Week One offered all sorts of impressive performances, wild finishes, and all in between.Read more "The NFL Field Generals Report: Week #1"
Coach Connell Maynor and his Alabama A&M Bulldogs claim the number one ranking in the HBCU-Pro Sports Media Association Black College Football Poll for the second consecutive week. The 2020 spring Black College Football Champions are followed by the surging Jackson State Tigers and Arkansas Pine-Bluff ranking third. Florida A&M and Alcorn State round out […]Read more "Alabama A&M and Albany State retain top spots in HBCU-PSMA week two football polls"
The professional team imported paid spin doctors to help shape a secular narrative regarding a new stadium that would only benefit them and increase local tax subsidization of an industry that claims to be a 501© (6) in legal title – implying a not – for – profit entity.Read more "A DOWNTOWN STADIUM IN BUFFALO – WHY NOT???"
By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — In the most improbable run in history to a US Open final,19-year-old Leylah Fernandez has scored yet another upset, this time over no. 2 seed Aryna Sabalenka 7-6, 4-6, 6-4. Sabalenka opened up the match with a 3-0 lead on strong serving and a power […]Read more "Riding The Layla Train: Unseeded Fernandez advances to U.S. Open Final"
By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — It was only fitting that it was decided by a third set tiebreaker. So little separated the players during the match, played before a near sellout crowd on Arthur Ashe Stadium. The undisputed darling of this US Open, Leylah Fernandez of Canada upset 5th-seeded Elina Svitolina of […]Read more "Moving On: Fernandez upsets No. 5 Svitolina, advances to U.S. Open semifinals"
By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — It was a heavyweight fight in the first round of the US Open. In a match that was contested in sweltering heat in Arthur Ashe Stadium, Sloane Stephens defeated her good friend and fellow American Madison Keys, 6-3,1-6, 7-6. The pair have been known to be practice […]Read more "Friendly Fire In Flushing: Stephens outlasts Keys in Opening Round"
By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — Naomi Osaka, the defending U.S. Open and 2021 Australian Open champion, is the No. 3 seed at Flushing Meadows and will defend her title in a night match on Monday’s opening day of the tourney. Osaka also won the Open in 2018, but has had a difficult […]Read more "Osaka reflects on media frenzy, prepares for U.S. Open"
By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — It has been 24 years since a US Open was played without Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Serena Williams. Well, the injury bug has struck all of them, and they will each miss the Open, which starts on Monday at Flushing Meadows. Just hours after her younger […]Read more "An Unfamiliar Open for 2021"
By Gary Norris Gray-Staff Reporter It would be nice if any network football broadcaster would announce that the starting quarterbacks for the New York Football Giants and the Las Vegas Raiders are Michael Louis Ingram, Anthony McClean, or Gary Norris Gray without the reference to the color of their skin. Unfortunately we are not there […]Read more "THE NFL QUARTERBACK QUESTION-AGAIN"