By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus “Marlin Briscoe was a true trailblazer with the talent to back it up. His contributions to our sport will not be forgotten and all who play the game today continue to benefit from his legacy.” — Archie Manning, President of the National Football Federation (NFF). When I first […]Read more "Beyond the Magic: Remembering Marlon Briscoe’s pioneering season of 1968"
BLACK FIELD GENERALS- Gary Norris Gray-Staff Reporter Even with Black quarterbacks Doug Williams (1988), Russell Wilson (2014), and Patrick Mahomes (2019) already having won three Super Bowls, and others playing in eight, as the National Football League approaches its 100th anniversary with Black quarterbacks still having to prove they belong on the field. From Fritz […]Read more "BLACK FIELD GENERALS"
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 […]Read more "THE FIRST SUPER BOWL???"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The National Football League will celebrate its 100th year this fall. This is the Oakland Raider contribution with 60 years of their history. We start with the most iconic team song. OAKLAND, CA:-The Autumn Wind lyrics and melody have played in my head at the beginning of each year’s pre […]Read more "THE AUTUMN WIND: 60 YEARS OF RAIDER FOOTBALL"
WAR GAME$ – A BASN NEWSROOM BLACK PAPER By Anthony McClean, Editor – in – Chief, Emeritus and Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM (Editor’s Note:The recent Supreme Court ruling on sports gambling has created a perfect storm of possibilities involving revenue streams, expansion and decrepit work conditions – […]Read more "WAR GAME$ – A BASN NEWSROOM BLACK PAPER"