RETURN OF “THE DUKE” DECADES OF DAMAGE, PART III – THE CHANCES By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) The most ominous issue in the wake of the Akim Aliu affair is that of a punk ass coach utilizing their skills working as part control freak/part sarcastic […]Read more "RETURN OF “THE DUKE” – DECADES OF DAMAGE, PART III"
DECADES OF DAMAGE, PART II – THE BEST WE NEVER SAW By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor- In – Chief BASN NEWSROOM (Editor’s Note: The recent furor over the tweet from former National Hockey League player Akim Aliu has led to an exposure of indifference, racism and irrational control on the part of coaches […]Read more "DECADES OF DAMAGE, PART II"
DECADES OF DAMAGE – A BASN BLACK PAPER (PART ONE) By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM “He (Peters) walked in before a morning pre-game skate and said ‘Hey Akim, I’m sick of you playing that Nigger Shit,’ ” Aliu told TSN, with Peters, who was then the Rockford […]Read more "DECADES OF DAMAGE – A BASN BLACK PAPER (PART ONE)"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The MIG (McClean,Ingram,Gray) line hits the ice for this year’s hockey season, a season of change in the Eastern Conference. METROPOLITAN DIVISION The Washington Capitals will find out this year it is easier to chase the Stanley Cup then it is to defend Lord Stanley’s Cup. The Caps give […]Read more "POPSICLE BROTHERS REPORT: EASTERN CONFERENCE (PART III)"
‘BASKETBALL’ THIS!! – POPSICLE BROTHERS NHL 2018 -19 By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN Newsroom PHILADELPHIA PA, OAKLAND CA and NEW HAVEN, CT (www.basnnewsroom.com) There’s an old saying that ‘one picture is worth a thousand words’ – however I prefer the more obscure translation, “every picture tells a story, […]Read more "“BASKETBALL” THIS!!"
I BET YOU! (A BASN Black Paper, continued) By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN Newsroom PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) Over two years ago, rows of betting machines were lying dormant in parts of Central and Southern New Jersey. After much arm twisting, the road to legal sports betting outside of Las Vegas […]Read more "I BET YOU! (A BASN Black Paper, continued)"
CALGARY — Right wing Jarome Iginla announced his retirement Monday, July 30 at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, ending his career in the city where he played 16 seasons – including nine as captain. Overall, Iginla’s 20-season NHL career spanned from 1996-97 to 2016-17 and saw the power forward appear in 1,554 games with the Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins, […]Read more "Jarome Iginla: A Career Retrospective"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, nothing could be better in goal then Sugar Ray Emery.” OAKLAND, CA.– They called Ray Emery the Muhammad Ali of the National Hockey League because he was never reluctant about fighting on the ice. Ray Emery […]Read more "A TRIBUTE TO SUGAR RAY EMERY"
NEW YORK – The NHL’s 2018-19 regular season will commence Wednesday, Oct. 3, with a four-game slate, highlighted by the Washington Capitals raising their first Stanley Cup championship banner before facing the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena. The 1,271-game regular-season schedule – 82 games per team – will conclude Saturday, April 6, 2019. The other three games on […]Read more "NHL Announces 2018-19 Season Schedule"
The Popsicle Brothers: NHL Playoffs: From Ashes to Dreams By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Writer, and Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM OAKLAND, CA and PHILADELPHIA, PA (www.basnnewsroom.com) The beginning of the season presented a script worthy of any Hollywood treatise… An expansion team crosses the burning sands of […]Read more "From Ashes to Dreams – The Stanley Cup Final"