By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus After an opening week that saw the NFL’s 10 starting Black quarterbacks go a collective 7-3 (including a season-opening matchup between K.C.’s Patrick Mahomes and Houston’s DeShaun Watson), there was more history set to be made in Week Two. Entering Sunday’s contests, there were four scheduled head-to-head matchups between the […]Read more "The NFL Field Generals Report: Week No. 2"
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"
PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) Joseph Goebbels, propaganda man for The Third Reich, once uttered (paraphrasing) “the bigger the lie, the more people who believe it.” The Muthafuckin’ Mouse continued their tradition of faux realities and revisionist history with the presentation of “The Brady 6” – a love letter to The National Football League’s resident poster boy […]Read more "THE MOON 14"
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’"
The NFL has announced the names of players invited to attend the 2020 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Combine. Held Friday, March 27 – Saturday, March 28 at the Miami Dolphins’ Baptist Health Training Facility, event attendees include Draft-eligible athletes who were not invited to the National Invitational Combine (NIC) and have no remaining collegiate eligibility. The full […]Read more "Player Invitees Announced For NFL HBCU Combine"
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!"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The Cleveland Browns will be the last NFL team to hire a head coach in 2020 and if they hire a minority it will not be enough. Maybe, just maybe, it might be time to join former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick and kneel before and after games, but […]Read more "THE NFL BLACKOUT OF 2020"