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 […]

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2019 HBCU NFL Draft Capsules

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 […]

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BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of The Week

Here are the BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week for the games played through October 14th. DIVISION I (FCS) Offense: Howard junior wide receiver Jequez Ezzard, who was also named the CFPA’s FCS National Performer of the Week, made history with his second consecutive three-touchdown contest in the win over Delaware […]

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The Simpson Six: Eric Dickerson

EDITOR’S NOTE: When O.J. Simpson became the first running back in NFL history to rush for over 2,000 yards in 1973 (2,003 yards in 14 games), he set an incredible standard for all future backs in the NFL. Since then, six other players would eclipse the 2,000-yard mark in one season. Over the course of […]

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I CAN’T…AND YOU WON’T by Patrick Freeman Buffalo Criterion   BUFFALO, NY (BASN/Buffalo Criterion)  The most recent Buffalo Bills game had more sub plots than The Haves and the Have Nots, a popular series on the OWN Network by Tyler Perry. The beginning of the Josh Allen era as the quarterback for the Buffalo Bills was […]

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Chucky Dismantles The Raiders

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter     OAKLAND, CA.- — If the Oakland Raiders believe the return of head coach Jon Gruden will restore a dream already as old as the turn of the century, they may be awakening instead to the return of an unending nightmare. With the turmoil on the field and […]

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