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    CHANGING THE RULES OF THE GAME-CONCLUSION

    CHANGING THE RULES OF THE GAME-CONCLUSION Gary Norris Gray- BASN Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-Most of the rules enforced by the professional leagues were 80% geared for the restriction, reduction, or elimination...

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    Serena falls short again at the Open

    By Richard Kent   NEW YORK — It happened again to Serena Williams in the US Open semis. Just like last year. Then it was Roberta Vinci. This time Czech Karolina...

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    Keys advances in an Open thriller

    By Richard Kent   NEW YORK — One tests the mettle of an athlete during adversity. That was never more evident than Friday at the US Open when no. 8 seed and American,...

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    Consistency has been Key(s) for Madison in ’16

    By Richard Kent   NEW YORK — 2016 has proven to be a year of firsts for 21 year old American tennis star, Madison Keys. She is the first American since...

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    Young seeks to regain form at U.S. Open

    By Richard Kent   NEW YORK — He’s back and the U.S. Open is his event. Last year, he had a fan favorite run to the 4th round. Same as 2011....

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    A Star Is Born In Flushing??

    By Richard Kent   NEW YORK –America may be back. That is in tennis. Yesterday, Monday, 18-year-old Frances Tiafoe, a rising star took top-ranked American, John Isner to the brink. The...

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    Still Rising: Venus Set For U.S. Open

    By Richard Kent   NEW YORK (BASN) — Never count her out. No matter what.Venus Williams is the consummate champion and entering the 2016 US Open, she is seeded no. 6....

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    THE RODENT PART II

    THE RODENT PART II-Bayless-Smith and Wilbon GARY NORRIS GRAY-BASN STAFF REPORTER   OAKLAND, CA.-This drum beat continues, on ESPN-Two’s morning show bashing African American athletes, “First and Ten” now “First Take,”...

  • Follow up to the US Open

    The past US Open was the Open that History wasn’t as both Roger Federer and Serena Williams failed in their quest but under the radar screen, Novak Djokovic won his third...

  • Venus-and-Serena

    THE WILLIAMS FAMILY-TENNIS HISTORY-SUPERWOMEN

    THE WILLIAMS FAMILY – TENNIS HISTORY Gary Norris Gray-BASN Staff Reporter  OAKLAND, CA.- The tennis sisters Venus and Serena Williams are super heroes and they are The Huntress and The Goddess....

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