• RAPTORS CLAW THEIR WAY TO VICTORY

    Late Rally Leads Toronto To Victory Over Atlanta TORONTO, ONTARIO – Wednesday, December 28th’s contest between the Raptors and the Hawks was what one would expect from two young squads positioned...

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    Golden Girl

    On February 19, 2002, Vonetta Flowers, then 28, made Olympic history. She became the first person of African descent—American or otherwise—to medal in the Winter Games when she and teammate Jill...

  • As 2005 Signs Off, An ‘OFFf’ Sounds Off On What Was Good

    While everyone mashes over what was obviously bad in sports in 2005, here’s what made the bells, of a clinically diagnosed O(bsessive) F(anatical) F(aniac) of sports, go ring a ding ding....

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    The Year in Sports

    Last December I wrote the following: “2004 should be remembered as a year when the hermetically sealed divide between sports and society frayed for the first time in a generation… I...

  • BASN NFL Picks: Week 17

    NEW HAVEN, Ct. — The last dance. Week 17 is here. For some, it’s last call. You know the saying. “You ain’t gotta go home, but you gotta get the hell...

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    Integration Of UT, Others Did Hurt HBCU Schools In Texas

    SAN ANTONIO – Ask anyone in the African American community about the University of Texas and the year of 1969, and they will probably tell you the stories of how UT...

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    Quincy Douby Rockets Rutgers

    NEW JERSEY-Last March it wasn’t clear if Quincy Douby would be playing for Rutgers this year or for some other school. Would he be following in the footsteps of Todd Billet...

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    Jefferson Leads Nets to Seventh Straight Win

    NEW JERSEY—Vince Carter is the reigning Eastern Conference player of the week, but Richard Jefferson is the frontrunner for the weekly award after leading the Nets to a 96-91 victory over...

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    Credit Texas Western

    You can’t make a movie about four black guys starting for a college basketball team in the 1960s, which is why George Wilson will never be a movie star. It has...

  • Maybe Tomorrow

    “Anything’s better than a pitcure of a child in a cloud of gas – and you think you got it bad.” – “Money Don’t Matter 2Night (Prince) SAN FRANCISCO — A...

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