RECRUITING LOCALLY

The Mighty O’Ba Sports Report The Importance of Local Athletic Recruiting An Open Letter to our Leadership and Athletic Directors By Patrick Freeman   (BUFFALO, NY) During the last 25 years of being a part of sports media in Western New York, I have had the privilege of traveling around the country as an impartial observer […]

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BASN NEWSROOM’S TEN MOST FUCKED UP THINGS ABOUT THE NFL, VOLUME ONE

BASN NEWSROOM’S TEN MOST FUCKED UP THINGS ABOUT THE NFL, VOLUME ONE: MEDIOCRE WHITE QUARTERBACKS By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM   PHILADELPHIA (www,basnnewsroom.com) This bullshit started in earnest with the 2011 Draft – and possible number one selection, quarterback Cameron Newton from Auburn University… With years in of assessing […]

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THE FIRST SUPER BOWL???

The First Super Bowl – (?) By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM   (Editor’s Note: Before the New York Jets would deliver the signature win which changed football forever, the National  and American Football Leagues decided to create a championship game… As the first AFL – NFL Championship Game […]

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MONSTERS FROM THE ID!!!

  Monsters from the Id: The Old Heads’ Chronicles, Volume I By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM   (Editor’s Note: There are times when we  as Black folks are our own worst enemies; with that we present this gem from our archives…)   “Morbius was too close to the […]

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TO DEFINE EXCELLENCE

    TO DEFINE EXCELLENCE  – The Chuck Ealey Saga Continues By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM   (Editor’s Note: With the opening of the 2019 college football season, we at BASN NEWSROOM feel it is time to revisit an issue we first took on at BlackAthlete.com a decade […]

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THE COST OF TAKING A STAND

THE COST OF TAKING A STAND By Patrick Freeman   The Mighty O’Ba Sports Report   BUFFALO, NY : The year was 1993 and most NFL players were celebrating their victory in free agency; but Freeman McNeil, who was the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit against the NFL never benefited from his sacrifice. McNeil would have been […]

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