By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The Indianapolis Colts and owner Jim Irsay just sidestepped the Rooney Rule again by hiring ESPN broadcaster and former Colts center Jeff Saturday. Saturday won his first game over the Las Vegas Raiders before losing to the Philadelphia Eagles 17-16. Mr. Saturday has never coached a professional team in […]Read more "THE ROONEY RULE IS SIDESTEPPED AGAIN"
NFL HOT READS By Anthony McClean, Editor – in – Chief Emeritus BASN NEW HAVEN (BASN?BASN NEWSROOM): That silent murmur you hear in the background are the nation’s football legions awakening from their long hibernation. It’s that time of the year when the familiar terms like controlled scrimmages, two-a-days, first-team reps, […]Read more "BASN’S NFL HOT READS 2014"
Mathis First to Receive Deacon Jones Award BASN Wire Services ROBERT MATHIS WINS INAUGURAL DEACON JONES AWARD BASN WIRE SERVICES NEW YORK (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM): Indianapolis Colts linebacker ROBERT MATHIS is the winner of the inaugural Deacon Jones Award, given annually to the NFL leader in quarterback sacks. Mathis, a Pro Bowl […]Read more "Mathis First to be Awarded “The Deac”"
Seven and Out – Week Thirteen By Michael -Louis Ingram, Editor BASN PHILADELPHIA (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM) – We devote this issue of Seven & Out to the Cincinnati Bengals, the NFL’s most improved team (and Tiger Woods’ unofficial favorite squad).Cincy’s former Puddy Tats have some serious growl goin’ on, and are poised to win their […]Read more "Seven and Out – Week Thirteen"