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 […]
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By Michael Louis Ingram and Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporters As the National Hockey League turns the page to the 2018-19 season more Goal Brothers will lace up their skates and hit the ice after this year’s draft. Now hockey historians are comparing these future stars to Goal Brothers of the past and […]
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NEW YORK & TORONTO – The Hockey Hall of Fame has announced Tuesday that Willie O’Ree, the first black player ever to play in the National Hockey League, was elected to be inducted as a member of the Class of 2018. O’Ree, who made his NHL debut on Jan.18, 1958, playing for the Boston Bruins against […]
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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. […]
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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 […]
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NEW YORK – The National Hockey League has announced the schedule and broadcast information for the 2018 Stanley Cup Final, which begins Monday, May 28, in Las Vegas. Based on their higher regular-season point total, the Western Conference champion Vegas Golden Knights will host Games 1 and 2 of the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final, as well as Games 5 and 7, […]
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NEW YORK & TORONTO – Hulu, the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL®) have announced a new partnership in which Hulu becomes an official sponsor of the NHLPA and the NHL for the entirety of the 2018 Stanley Cup® Playoffs and Final. The comprehensive partnership features a national marketing campaign […]
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NEW YORK – The National Hockey League has announced the dates, starting times and national television coverage for the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round, which begins Wednesday, April 11. All times listed are ET and subject to change. * if necessary TBD – To Be Determined Starting times and national broadcast information for games listed […]
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NEW YORK – The NHL has announced the creation of the Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award to recognize the commitment of those who are improving lives and strengthening their communities through the game of hockey. It will be presented for the first time at the 2018 NHL Awards™ The Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award — aligned with hockey’s Declaration of […]
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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 […]
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