The Envelope, Please……

By Eric D. Graham, BASN Staff Reporter
Updated: December 22, 2010

NORTH CAROLINA (BASN) — They have the Oscars. The Grammys. The ESPYS and the VMAs. But now, we have the Bobbees.

Therefore, go get a fresh haircut, put on your best Church suit, splash on a “little” Brut and a get bottle of Hennessey. But don’t interrupt the show, or get mad if you don’t win an award.

And the winners are………..

NEWSMAKERS

1. Biggest News Story of the Year

The Miami Heat.

2. Biggest Barber Shop Story of the Year

Tiger Woods and his 15 bimbos.

3. The Most Hated Athlete of the Year

LeBron James. Yes. He made the decision to leave Cleveland and “took his talents to Miami.”

4. Trade of the Year

Donovan McNabb leaving the “City of Brotherly Love” and going to Washington, D.C.

5. Shock of the Year

Allen Iverson signed a $2 million contract to play basketball in Turkey.

PLAYMAKERS

6. Athlete of the Year

Philadelphia Eagles, Michael Vick. He went from Leavenworth to the Limelight.

7. Performance of the Year

Michael Vick six touchdown memorable Monday Night Football performance against the Washington Redskins.

8. College Football Player of the Year

Auburn University, Cameron Newton

9. Best Player on a Bad Team

Michigan University, (QB) Denard “Shoelace” Robinson

10. Smash Mouth Football Player of the Year

Detroit Lions, Ndamukong Suh

11. Game Changer of the Year

Los Angeles Lakers, Ron Artest

12. Dunker of the Year

Los Angeles Clippers, Power Forward Blake Griffin. He is simply a “human highlight film.” I know, a dunk only counts as two points, but it’s awesome to watch.

13. Disappointment of the Year

The Cincinnati Bengals, who were projected to go to the Super Bowl this year, are currently (3-11). T.O. and Chad OchoCinco, you should be ashamed of yourselves.

14. Biggest Bust of the Year

Minnesota Vikiing (QB) Brett Favre

TRAIL BLAZERS

15. Best “New” Feature on Black Athlete.com

“Live from my Toilet” featuring Bobbee Bee “The Hater” by Eric D.Graham. It’s original, hilarious, and oh so true. Bobbee Bee rules!!!

16. Freelancer of the Year

The wordsmith, Desi Cortez. His Straight; No Chaser articles are a must read. They are Bold. Brilliant. and Blacker than a thousand midnights.

SHOWSTOPPERS

17. Best blogtalkradio show.

The Batchelor Pad starring LA Batchelor, Tony McClean, and Michael Ingram. The show airs every Monday thru Friday from 6p-8p ET on blogtalkradio.com and here on blackathlete.com.

18. Best Sports Highlight Show

NFL Game Day Final featuring Deion “Primetime” Sanders and Michael Irvin

19. Most Informative Sports Program

Outside the Lines starring Bob Ley. Excellent investigative reporting. Great topics. The Gold Standard of Sports Journalism.

20. Best Morning Radio Sports Show made for Television.

The Dan Patrick Show. They have the best Guests. Ask the best Questions. Plus, they do it all live from the “Man Cave.” Much props.

HIP-HOPPERS

21. Hip-Hop song of the Year

(Blowin’ Money Fast) by Rick Ross. This song was a street anthem. An instant Hip-Hop classic. It had everybody singing “I think I’m Big Meech Larry Hoover, getting work, halleluiah”

22. Hip-Hop Artist of the Year

Drake. “Like a sprang ankle, he is nothing to play with……”

23. Dance of the Year

The Dougie. This old school dance created by hip-hopper Dougie “Fresh” was made popular by the rap group Cali Swag District. And now, every athlete in the NFL is doing it when they score a touchdown. Even ESPN analyst Skip Bayless was captured on camera doing it.