By Gary Norris Gary, Staff Reporter In 2015 the President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Natan Obed called on the Edmonton Eskimos of the (CFL) Canadian Football League to change their name. Canada’s National Inuit started the ball rolling and this year it has become history. The Washington Football Club of the (NFL) National Football League […]Read more "ANTLERS UP: HERE COME THE EDMONTON ELKS"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter This team in Washington D.C. continues to flail at the winds of change. There is a history of sexual misconduct around the Burgundy and Gold for the last 15 years. Washington continues to deflect the name-logo-mascot issue with making league history with the first female radio broadcaster in the […]Read more "THE R-WORD IS DYING HARD"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The current Black Lives Matter movement has awakened this nation to its mounting racial problems but it has left Native Americans behind and the Washington Football Club is a glaring example. African Americans will have to help our Native Brothers and Sisters in this political battle. The team recently […]Read more "BABY STEPS"
HOME TRAININ’ By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) The National Football League presented a virtual player Draft over three days, to much success. Sports – starved fans aching for a crumb of hope that the League calendar will ensure the season starting on time (with the […]Read more "HOME TRAININ’"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Here are more examples of how Black athletes changed the games and continue to show their greatness under fire. Now think about the mental and physical issues white players and athletics never understand and never have to go through to play the game they love. BASEBALL Major League […]Read more "The Rules Have Changed, Again (Part Two)"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus The National Football League spent the entire 2019 season in celebration of their 100th anniversary. From Jim Thorpe to Jim Brown, Red Grange to Mean Joe Greene, and everyone in between, there is plenty to celebrate. We here at BASN Newsroom will join in the celebration as we […]Read more "100 Years Of HBCU Greatness: By The Numbers (#21-30)"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl 31-20 over the San Francisco 49ers and once again the fans of the midwest team appropriated Native American dress, tradition, and culture. The Tomahawk Chop filled Hard Rock Stadium all afternoon. Fans dressed in Native dress, wore face paint, and donned […]Read more "STOP THE CHOP"
By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) Super Bowl “Fitty – Fo” became the platform for the turning of the page for the next 100 years of the National Football League. Gen. Patrick Mahomes received an on – field promotion to four – star general; but gained his […]Read more "GAME OF MAHOMES!!! CHIEFS’ KINGDOM RULES!"
THE TEN MOST FUCKED UP REASONS WHY THE NFL SUCKS – OVERT RACISM, PART II By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – In – Chief BASN NEWSROOM Editor’s Note: In the spirit of the NFL’s 100 year celebration,we at BASN NEWSROOM would be remiss if we didn’t include some things that may need some […]Read more "THE TEN MOST FUCKED UP REASONS WHY THE NFL SUCKS – OVERT RACISM, PART II"
THE TOP 10 MOST FUCKED UP REASONS WHY THE NFL SUCKS – OVERT RACISM, PART I By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) As the National Football League celebrates 100 years of existence, there is always “the rest of the story” – and the toxicity of racism […]Read more "THE TOP 10 MOST FUCKED UP REASONS WHY THE NFL SUCKS – OVERT RACISM, PART I"