By William Douglas, Color of Hockey “Addy” and “Chatty” carried the Cup. Forward Jeremiah Addison and defenseman Jalen Chatfield, black co-captains of the Windsor Spitfires, together lifted the Memorial Cup after Windsor defeated the Erie Otters 4-3 Sunday to win the Canadian Hockey League major junior championship. The Spitfires, in the tournament, because […]Read more "Addison, Chatfield lead Windsor Spitfires to Memorial Cup championship"
EDITORS’ NOTE: On the first day of the current NFL meetings in Arizona Monday, league owners voted a nearly unanimous majority (31-1, with Miami casting the lone nay vote) to approve the Oakland Raiders’ prospective move to Las Vegas. While the move may still take some time, the dynamics surrounding it shouldn’t come to any surprise […]Read more "A BASN Remix: Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You About Vegas"
Pressing Profanities By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor BASN PHILADELPHIA (BASN – STR/ITR): In spite of Super Bowl XLVIII’s unlikely result (to some – this writer has consistently touted Russell Wilson’s football acumen all year) the sports world has recently tossed out so much bullshit that it has to be addressed en […]Read more "Pressing Profanities"
Live By The Shuck, Die By The Jive! By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor BASN “Funk used to be a baaaaaaaad worrrrrd…” George Clinton PHILADELPHIA (BASN/STR – ITR): Back In the Day, one of the coolest things (for me, anyway) about collecting record albums was some of the great […]Read more "Live By The Shuck, Die By The Jive!"
Revisionist HIS – Story, Part II By Michael – Louis Ingram. Editor BASN PHILADELPHIA (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM): In Part One of this two – part column, assertions made by Mike Florio in a piece he wrote on ten moments he felt were pivotal to the integration of the Black quarterback were challenged. The […]Read more "Revisionist HIS – Story, Part II"
Developing ESP* By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor BASN PHILADELPHIA (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM) — I vaguely remember an NFL Films interview with the great Gale Sayers; in which he spoke about seeing “two moves ahead” as he darted through opposing defenses while running with the football. Although I loved Barry Sanders, Sayers (as his […]Read more "Developing ESP* (Elitists, Sycophants and Perverts)"