By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — Four years ago a young man from the University of Nevada stood — Oh, excuse me — kneeled for justice, equality, and freedom at the start of each game. He took a knee for those who could not. This created a firestorm throughout the country. The league […]Read more "PLAY TO WIN?"
By Jennifer Thibodeaux Bourque and Michael – Louis Ingram LAFAYETTE, LA and PHILADELPHIA, PA (www.basnnewsroom.com) The fastest two minutes in sport degraded into 22 minutes of “Truth or Dare” – and a humongous tragedy after the 145th edition of the Kentucky Derby. As sporting events go, the tone of the day denigrated from victory to […]Read more "“HOUSE” CALL!"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter THE RESULTS Ms. Harjo one of the plaintiffs in the trademark case makes it clear. “The name brings up a painful history for Native Americans and keeps that history alive by characterizing them by skin color, which carries a deeper societal implication, If it’s permissible to call us bad […]Read more "THE R-WORD AND D.C. (PART TWO)"
Run for the Roses 2019 – Can WIN WIN WIN…WIN? By Jennifer Thibodeaux Bourque and Michael – Louis Ingram BASN NEWSROOM MAURICE, LA and PHILADELPHIA, PA (www.basnnewsroom.com) The fastest two minutes in sport await as fancy hats and sharps ‘n flats meet at Churchill Downs for the 145th running of The Kentucky Derby. By […]Read more "Run for The Roses 2019 – Can WIN WIN WIN…WIN?"
Here’s a capsule look at the four HBCU football players who were taken during last weekend’s NFL Draft in Nashville. OL Tytus Howard (Alabama State) PICK: Houston Texans, 1st Round (23rd overall) CREDENTIALS: The four-time All-American has grown from a high school quarterback and basketball star into an NFL prospect on the offensive line. He […]Read more "2019 HBCU NFL Draft Capsules"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.– American high schools across this great nation never taught you this. “A white man and an elderly Native man became pretty good friends, so the white guy decided to ask him: “What do you think about Indian mascots?” The Native elder responded, “Here’s what you’ve got to […]Read more "THE R-WORD AND D.C. (PART ONE)"
NEW YORK (April 24, 2019) – The National Hockey League has confirmed the schedule for the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round, which will begin on Thursday. In the U.S., NBC Sports Group has exclusive coverage of the Second Round. Sportsnet, CBC and TVA Sports continue exclusive coverage throughout Canada. All times listed are ET and subject to change. […]Read more "2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs 2nd Round Schedule Released"