• What Progress???

    NEW YORK — When I joined the New York Yankees beat in 1995, I became the first black sportswriter ever assigned to cover the Yankees full-time (spring training, regular season games,...

  • Coming Back To Ram Country

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Bill Hayes, whose career in college sports spans 36 years, has been named the new athletic director for Winston-Salem State University. He will begin work at WSSU on...

  • Toronto Crowns The King

    TORONTO (BASN) — The Toronto Raptors surprised fans with a convincing win over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on the organization’s home opener night at the Air Canada Centre Wednesday....

  • Sunday NFL Preview: Week # 8

    PHILADELPHIA (BASN) — I am dubbing Week 8 of the 2009 NFL Season, “Homecoming Week”. Every fall at high schools and colleges around the country, homecoming is a special time in...

  • NFL Power Rankings: Week #7

    PHILADELPHIA (BASN) — This is one of my favorite times on the NFL calendar right before the midway part of the season. Teams are starting to separate into “Contenders” and “Pretenders”...

  • Game of the Week: Magic City Classic

    NEW HAVEN, Ct. (BASN) — For both the Hornets of Alabama State (4-3, 1-3) and the Bulldogs of Alabama A&M (4-3, 1-2), the 2009 season has been one of extremes. However...

  • Seven & Out: Week #7

    PHILADELPHIA (BASN) — It took a bit longer than usual, but there was so much Ass Whuppin’ going on last week, it took until now to pry all the feet from...

  • Hot Diggity Dog!!!

    NORTH CAROLINA (BASN) — Maybe Jets’ rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez should start a new career as a competitive eater and enter the International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island after...

  • It’s All About The Community

    SEATTLE (BASN) — Have you ever left your house and began to wonder as you drove away if all of the doors were locked or that you might have forgotten to...

  • Remembering ‘Sweetness’

    CHICAGO — Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Walter Payton. The family originally had planned to unveil and donate a statue of the Hall of Fame running back...

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