The attempt to lay down a ‘Vancouver Soul Sound’ were squashed by “R&B” (rhythm and Bullshit)Read more "WHO STOLE THE SOUL? THE DEATH OF RHYTHM AND BLUES IN VANCOUVER, PART IV"
when greatness is compromised by politics!Read more "…BUT!!! (first in a series)"
“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!!"
The NFL has announced the names of players invited to attend the 2020 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Combine. Held Friday, March 27 – Saturday, March 28 at the Miami Dolphins’ Baptist Health Training Facility, event attendees include Draft-eligible athletes who were not invited to the National Invitational Combine (NIC) and have no remaining collegiate eligibility. The full […]Read more "Player Invitees Announced For NFL HBCU Combine"
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"
By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) Super Bowl “Fitty – Fo” became the platform for the turning of the page for the next 100 years of the National Football League. Gen. Patrick Mahomes received an on – field promotion to four – star general; but gained his […]Read more "GAME OF MAHOMES!!! CHIEFS’ KINGDOM RULES!"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus When BASN Newsroom (aka the Black Athlete Sports Network) began years ago, our basic premise was to celebrate the past, present, and future history of sport’s most innovative and imitated being — the black athlete. As one decade ends and another year begins, we take a look back […]Read more "BASN Remembers: Who Left Us In 2019"
RETURN OF “THE DUKE” DECADES OF DAMAGE, PART III – THE CHANCES By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) The most ominous issue in the wake of the Akim Aliu affair is that of a punk ass coach utilizing their skills working as part control freak/part sarcastic […]Read more "RETURN OF “THE DUKE” – DECADES OF DAMAGE, PART III"
DECADES OF DAMAGE, PART II – THE BEST WE NEVER SAW By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor- In – Chief BASN NEWSROOM (Editor’s Note: The recent furor over the tweet from former National Hockey League player Akim Aliu has led to an exposure of indifference, racism and irrational control on the part of coaches […]Read more "DECADES OF DAMAGE, PART II"
DECADES OF DAMAGE – A BASN BLACK PAPER (PART ONE) By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM “He (Peters) walked in before a morning pre-game skate and said ‘Hey Akim, I’m sick of you playing that Nigger Shit,’ ” Aliu told TSN, with Peters, who was then the Rockford […]Read more "DECADES OF DAMAGE – A BASN BLACK PAPER (PART ONE)"