By JENNIFER THIBODEAUX BOURQUE AND MICHAEL – LOUIS INGRAM BASN NEWSROOM LAFAYETTE, LA and PHILADELPHIA PA (www.basnnewsroom.com) As the spectre of COVID -19 looms over sports, the effort to regain normalcy landed in two unlikely areas. The National Hockey League turned its post – season into an old school round-robin tournament. To the delight of […]Read more "PADDOCK TO POST – TRIPLE CROWN REWIND"
THE MISSING HALL OF FAMER By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) Nicknames – are cool. They imply inclusion, oft times encompassing a trait or quirk connected to that person. In my old neighborhood, there was a brother, John, nicknamed “Pie” because of his pie-faced pallor; a […]Read more "THE MISSING HALL OF FAMER"
PADDOCK TO POST: TRIPLE CROWN 2020 – (OR: HOW TO BUILD ANOTHER SECRETARIAT) By Jennifer Thibodeaux Bourque and Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief LAFAYETTE, LA and PHILADELPHIA PA (www.basnnewsroom.com) The specter of the COVID -19 virus has altered our approach toward sports forever. For the things which have seemingly been […]Read more "PADDOCK TO POST – TRIPLE CROWN 2020 (OR: HOW TO BUILD ANOTHER SECRETARIAT)"
THE 25TH LETTER By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) It didn’t take long to see truth exposed on a television screen on May 25, 2020: WOULD A WHITE GUY DIE FOR TRYING TO USE A COUNTERFEIT $20 BILL? Before we forget, this is how it […]Read more "THE 25TH LETTER"
PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) Joseph Goebbels, propaganda man for The Third Reich, once uttered (paraphrasing) “the bigger the lie, the more people who believe it.” The Muthafuckin’ Mouse continued their tradition of faux realities and revisionist history with the presentation of “The Brady 6” – a love letter to The National Football League’s resident poster boy […]Read more "THE MOON 14"
The Gentleman’s Agreement Continues! By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – In – Chief BASN NEWSROOM (Editor’s Note: Although it seems as if former MLB star Alex Rodriguez has landed on his feet, the effort to attack his character wasn’t lost on us. Here’s our take on the madness – at its worst…from our archives.) […]Read more "THE “GENTLEMAN’S AGREEMENT”- CONTINUES!!"
LOVE MADNESS – THE ROAD TO THE FREAKY FOUR By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief and the BASN Staff BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) We began our BIG BEG TOURNAMENT on the same premise as the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments casting out our nets with 64 bands/groups spread across the […]Read more "“LOVE MADNESS™!!” BEGGING TOURNAMENT™ 2020, Part I"
HOME TRAININ’ By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) The National Football League presented a virtual player Draft over three days, to much success. Sports – starved fans aching for a crumb of hope that the League calendar will ensure the season starting on time (with the […]Read more "HOME TRAININ’"
“LOVE MADNESS” – THE BIG BEG TOURNAMENT 2020 By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – In – Chief and The Staff at BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA PA (and various other locations) http://www.basnnewsroom.com: As March Madness approaches, the promise of Spring brings about a different kind of response… With the dissolution of the NCAA Mens’ and […]Read more "“LOVE MADNESS” – THE BIG BEG TOURNAMENT 2020!!"
By Patrick Freeman (TV Executive and CEO of the International Branding & Image Firm: MORE MEDIA LLC based in NYC.) BUFFALO, NY: The magic and determination of Ms. Alvina Alston is a testimony to the power of a made up mind. This powerful woman of faith, determination, and skill has become a major force in […]Read more "ALVINA ALSTON: CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY"