By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — There may be no greater bargain in sports than the week before the US Open in Flushing Meadows. Yes, the week before. Starting this past Monday. Take Thursday for example. Besides the great qualifier matches, featuring such top players as Luke Rosol and Nicole Gibbs taking place on […]Read more "The Open Before The Open"
JAY-Z AND THE NFL DEAL, PART II By Patrick Freeman, Buffalo Criterion (Editor’s note: This is the final part of a previous piece re duplicity toward NFL fans and blatant disregard for those who put in work to not be subject to disrespect…) The Mighty O’Ba Sports Report Jay Z and the Deal Part 2 […]Read more "JAY-Z AND THE NFL DEAL, PART II"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The National Football League will celebrate its 100th year this fall. This is the Oakland Raider contribution with 60 years of their history. We start with the most iconic team song. OAKLAND, CA:-The Autumn Wind lyrics and melody have played in my head at the beginning of each year’s pre […]Read more "THE AUTUMN WIND: 60 YEARS OF RAIDER FOOTBALL"
JAY-Z AND THE NFL DEAL By Patrick Freeman, Columnist Buffalo Criterion BUFFALO, NY The Mighty O’Ba Sports Report: Jay Z and the NFL Deal The Internet is abuzz because of the recent deal between Jay-Z and the NFL, which we have now learned includes an ownership stake in a franchise which has yet to […]Read more "JAY-Z AND THE NFL DEAL, PART I"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter “YOU PLAY TO WIN THE GAME”- Herm Edwards stated this many years ago in New York City but the following athletes never got a chance or will never get a chance to prove that they were the best in their sport. These twelve athletes would have broken many records if […]Read more "MAGIC LAMP, GRANT MY WISH"
THE SOUL MAP, VOLUME IV: LATIN SOUL AND ‘O – HI – O’ By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM (Editor’s Note: The year 1968 signaled the kiss of death for original soul and rhythm and blues based in Vancouver, British Columbia. A garrulous gasbag who referred to […]Read more "THE SOUL MAP, VOLUME IV: LATIN SOUL AND O – HI – O"
THE SOUL MAP, VOLUME III: PHILLY’S SECRET WEAPON By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM (Editor’s Note: In 1968, the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, in an act of extreme pettiness, phased out R&B/soul music over its air waves. While these miserable, mean – spirited, misguided myrmidons masturbated in […]Read more "THE SOUL MAP, VOLUME III: PHILLY’S SECRET WEAPON"