NEW YORK — Major League Baseball has announced the schedule for the 2018 Postseason, which is set to open with the National League Wild Card Game presented by Hankook on ESPN on Tuesday, October 2nd, followed by the American League Wild Card Game presented by Hankook on TBS on Wednesday, October 3rd. Game One of […]Read more "2018 MLB postseason schedule revealed"
LOS ANGELES — National Research Group (NRG), a leading global entertainment strategy and polling firm providing data and insights to a wide range of FORTUNE 500 companies, conducted the first major poll on how attitudes are changing on the key issue of legalized gambling and how gambling could change the consumption of televised sports in the United States. […]Read more "NRG Conducts First Major Poll On Changing Attitudes Towards Legalized Sports Gambling In The U.S."
By Gary Norris Gray, BASN-Newsroom-Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-The United States of America is going through another episode of traumatic race relations, with this country’s leader turning a blind eye to the current crises and even aiding and abetting the enemy with his comments. This on the 71st anniversary of Jackie Roosevelt Robinson breaking the […]Read more "HAPPY JACKIE ROBINSON DAY 2018"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — When the name Jackie Roosevelt Robinson comes up in present-day conversation, many things are said and written. As we’ve known for over seven decades, the native of Cairo, Georgia would forever change the face of baseball. But in many ways, Jackie was and still is […]Read more "The Pioneer: 42 Things You Should Know About Jackie Robinson"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus While the city of Brotherly Love still basks in the glow of a Super Bowl victory and anxious hoop fans await the next step in “the process”, local baseball fans may have reason to feel a bit giddy heading into Opening Day. With the signing of former Cy […]Read more "Jake and the Phatmen: Can Arrieta lead the Phils back to the playoffs?"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — As we speak, the hours left in the 2017 sports scene are dwindling down to a precious few. Between the usual amount of upsets, buzzer-beaters, fantastic finishes and out-and-out robberies, there were several special moments from the last 12 months. K.D. and the Warriors got […]Read more "BASN Reveals The Talented 10 of 2018"
By Gary Norris Gray, BASN-Newsroom-Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-Major League Baseball will suspend Houston Astro first baseman Yuli Gurriel five games in the 2018 season for his racial gesture in the World Series game three, but there is more to this story. Major League Baseball took a stand against racism once again on the weekend […]Read more "YULI SHOULD KNOW"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — Last year at this time, we were all talking about curses. The Cubs and Indians staged a thrilling, seven-game World Series that saw Chicago win their first world championship in over 100 years. It also sent Cleveland fans back into baseball hell while still waiting […]Read more "World Series Preview: Astros vs. Dodgers"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — During this time of the year, the phrase “playoff demons” gets used a lot. Last year this time, the Cubs were looking to end their World Series drought of over 100 years. They were able to crush their “playoff demons” in a seven-game World Series […]Read more "MLB Playoffs: NLCS Matchups"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — Okay, all of you who said back in Spring Training that the Yankees and Astros would meet for the AL pennant, kindly raise your hands. I’ll allow extra time for those of you whose pants are currently on fire to re-enter the conversation. As for […]Read more "MLB Playoffs: ALCS Matchups"