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"
By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus As we reach the unofficial midpoint of the season, we also take a look at the recent happenings and contributions of the Field Generals through the first eight games. Entering Thursday’s game between Philly and Houston, five of Field Generals are sitting atop their divisions including Jalen Hurts and the […]Read more "BASN’s NFL Field Generals Report: Second Quarter Review"
By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus For the second time in the last three seasons since we debuted the Field Generals Report, at least a dozen (13 in fact) black/minority quarterbacks started on Opening Day. Unfortunately, many have already been dealt with injury setbacks, questionable play calling, and the all too familiar double-standard of media scrutiny […]Read more "BASN’s NFL Field Generals Report: First Quarter Review"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus “Marlin Briscoe was a true trailblazer with the talent to back it up. His contributions to our sport will not be forgotten and all who play the game today continue to benefit from his legacy.” — Archie Manning, President of the National Football Federation (NFF). When I first […]Read more "Beyond the Magic: Remembering Marlon Briscoe’s pioneering season of 1968"
By Patrick Freeman, TV Executive & CEO of the International Branding & Image Firm: MORE MEDIA LLC based in NYC BUFFALO — The National Football League has just negotiated one of the largest sports broadcastingcontracts in history with Fox sports being one of its major outlets. The reckless reporting of FoxNews for a number of […]Read more "It’s time to demand the NFL pull its games off Fox TV"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Your honor, I accuse the American Sports media of character assassination in the first degree! This week, Major League Baseball celebrates the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson entering the major leagues. We also celebrated the return to golf by Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods at the Masters in Georgia. This all […]Read more "STOP THE BULL!!!!!"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The NFL’s coaching merry-go-round started with Former Miami Dolphin head coach Brian Flores going to court to file a Civil Rights Law Suit against the New York Football Giants, Denver Broncos, and Miami Dolphins, for racial discrimination. An earthquake shook the National Football League from coast to coast. The […]Read more "The NFL Must Face The Facts"
From BASN News Wires New York – The NFL in partnership with the Senior Bowl, has announced the names of players that will attend the 2022 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Combine presented by Microsoft Surface, which will be held Friday, January 28 – Saturday, January 29, at the University of South Alabama Jaguar Training Center in […]Read more "Players Announced To Attend NFL HBCU Combine"
By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus A look back at how the Field Generals fared during Super Wild Card Weekend. SUNDAY Jalen Hurts, Philadelphia (Loss at Tampa Bay) This one was ugly from the first snap to the last snap. Tampa Bay (14-4) set the tempo from the start, with Tom Brady leading a pair of […]Read more "The NFL’s Field Generals Report: Super Wild Card"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter This weekend, America celebrated the birthday of Black Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. America continues to celebrate the struggles of African Americans on January 17, 2022. The NFL might have been left in a time warp with the events on the field and in the front […]Read more "BLACK MONDAY: THE NFL COACHING CAROUSEL"