By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — Have you ever been so sad that it physically hurts inside? This was the feeling of most Americans the weekend of August 10-13, 2017. Football players like Colin Kaepernick, Oakland’s Marshawn Lynch, and Seattle’s Michael Bennett understand the battles of the common man and are making it […]Read more "SPORTS VS. POLITICS"
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — USA Today recently published a full-page story in the USA Today Sports Weekly magazine about a Jacksonville-based non-profit Foundation – Minor league ballpark signs raise awareness on missing kids. Founded by former minor league pitcher Dennis Bair in 2010, the nonprofit features more than 1,000 missing children every night on its concourse stadium signs in minor league ballparks. “It is […]Read more "The behind-the-scenes story of a simple outdoor advertising sign that has helped locate 334 missing children (and counting)"
Union Dues By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor -in-Chief basnnewsroom.com PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) With less than three weeks before the National Football League’s exhibition season, the issue that will not go away continues to fester. Knowing there are not (in my humble opinion) 32 quarterbacks better than Colin Kaepernick playing in the NFL right […]Read more "UNION DUES"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — Over the years, black athletes breaking barriers and being pioneers is nothing new in the broad landscape of sports history. Moses Fleetwood Walker paved the path followed by Hall of Famers Jackie Robinson and Larry Doby in Major League Baseball. Another Hall of […]Read more "Always The Serpent: Donna’s Historic Quest"
Undisputed WBC/WBA and IBF middleweight champion Gennday Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) successfully defended his 160-pound titles against Danny Jacobs(32-2, 29 KOs) at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, but in the manner everyone had expected.Read more "Golovkin Narrowly Escapes Jacobs"
Blackout on the Bayou By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor BASN PHILADELPHIA (BASN / STR –ITR) New Orleans begins its tenth Super affair in good order; after the pre – everything, it’s time to finally play the damn game. Here now the view from the Armchair Press Box: Ravens win the toss, […]Read more "Super Bowl XLVII – Blackout On The Bayou"