I BET YOU! (A BASN Black Paper, continued) By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN Newsroom PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) Over two years ago, rows of betting machines were lying dormant in parts of Central and Southern New Jersey. After much arm twisting, the road to legal sports betting outside of Las Vegas […]Read more "I BET YOU! (A BASN Black Paper, continued)"
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball has announced the schedule for the 2018 Postseason, which is set to open with the National League Wild Card Game presented by Hankook on ESPN on Tuesday, October 2nd, followed by the American League Wild Card Game presented by Hankook on TBS on Wednesday, October 3rd. Game One of […]Read more "2018 MLB postseason schedule revealed"
Major League Baseball will hold day one of the 2018 MLB Draft on Monday, June 4th at MLB Network’s Studio 42 in Secaucus, New Jersey. This year’s Draft will begin live on MLB Network and MLB.com at 7:00 p.m. (ET). Prior to the start of the Draft, MLB Network will air a Draft preview show, also […]Read more "2018 MLB Draft Details Announced"
By Gary Norris Gray, BASN-Newsroom-Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-The United States of America is going through another episode of traumatic race relations, with this country’s leader turning a blind eye to the current crises and even aiding and abetting the enemy with his comments. This on the 71st anniversary of Jackie Roosevelt Robinson breaking the […]Read more "HAPPY JACKIE ROBINSON DAY 2018"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — When the name Jackie Roosevelt Robinson comes up in present-day conversation, many things are said and written. As we’ve known for over seven decades, the native of Cairo, Georgia would forever change the face of baseball. But in many ways, Jackie was and still is […]Read more "The Pioneer: 42 Things You Should Know About Jackie Robinson"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus While the city of Brotherly Love still basks in the glow of a Super Bowl victory and anxious hoop fans await the next step in “the process”, local baseball fans may have reason to feel a bit giddy heading into Opening Day. With the signing of former Cy […]Read more "Jake and the Phatmen: Can Arrieta lead the Phils back to the playoffs?"
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball and Facebook on Wednesday unveiled a newly expanded partnership for the 2018 MLB season, highlighted by a historic agreement to produce and broadcast one game every week to a global audience on Facebook. This 25-game package of weekly broadcasts will be distributed exclusively on Facebook Watch in the United […]Read more "MLB, Facebook partner for weekly broadcasts"
NEW YORK — YouTube and Major League Baseball have announced the expansion of their groundbreaking, multi-faceted partnership to drive fan excitement for the sport and to showcase more ways for baseball fans to watch the national pastime with the cable-free, live TV service, YouTube TV. As part of the renewed partnership, YouTube TV will serve […]Read more "YouTube TV and MLB expand groundbreaking partnership"
THREE STRIKES -YOUR ARE OUT!!!! By Gary Norris Gray BASN Newsroom Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA— When will these professional sports organizations get the message, you cannot squeeze a city’s administration and their citizens to get what you want, a free stadium. The City of Oakland lost the Golden State Warriors to San Francisco and the […]Read more "THREE STRIKES- YOU ARE OUT!!!!"
By Gary Norris Gray, BASN-Newsroom-Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-Major League Baseball will suspend Houston Astro first baseman Yuli Gurriel five games in the 2018 season for his racial gesture in the World Series game three, but there is more to this story. Major League Baseball took a stand against racism once again on the weekend […]Read more "YULI SHOULD KNOW"