Just a “Boston Strangler” Away

Just a Boston Strangler Away By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM   PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) As I write this the Philadelphia 76ers are down three games to zip to the Boston Celtics. They may get swept or stave off elimination for one more game. What’s most important here, however, is […]

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HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 11

By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — Welcome to the opening phase of championship weekend. Two crowns will be handed out on Saturday in Fort Valley, Georgia, and Salem, Virginia. And for the winners, it could be the start of something big. Tuskegee and Fort Valley State will meet at 2 p.m. […]

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Legendary HBCU Coach Merritt Selected As 2017 AFCA Trailblazer Award Winner

WACO, TEXAS – John Merritt, former head coach at Jackson State and Tennessee State, has been named the American Football Coaches Association’s recipient of the 2017 Trailblazer Award. The award will be presented, posthumously, at the AFCA Honors Luncheon on Monday, January 8, at the 2018 AFCA Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Merritt passed away on December […]

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HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 10

By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — It’s the first weekend of November football and the preliminary start of the championship stretch. While the MEAC and SWAC still have a few weeks in the regular season, it’s the final week for the SIAC and CIAA as their championship games will be played […]

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