Track & Field

  • 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...

  • Ed Temple: A Life Worthy of Gold

    NOTE: Remembering the life of Legendary Track and Field Coach Ed Temple: Coach Temple passed away late Thursday evening at the age of 89. He led the Tigerbelles from 1953 to 1994 and...

  • HANDI-MAN, THE POWER OF THE DISABLED

    HANDI-MAN Never Underestimate the Powers of the Handicapped. Gary Norris Gray-BASN-Staff Reporter This week the Paralympics started in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil but America seems to be disinterested with college and...

  • Lawerence Chases A National Championship

    EUGENE, Ore. – The 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships begin Wednesday at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon.   Senior Desmond Lawrence  will be the only athlete...

  • Legendary Plainfield athlete Milt Campbell dies at 78

    Off the BASN Wire by Jim Lambert for the Star-Ledger NEW JERSEY (BASN)—Milt Campbell, the greatest athlete in New Jersey history and the winner of the 1956 Olympic decathlon, died Friday...

  • Kenyan Olympic marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru died

    NAIROBI, Kenya Kenyan Olympic marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru died in a fall from a balcony after a domestic dispute involving his wife and another woman, police said Monday. One police official...

  • A tough loss for the Falcon family

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Saint Augustine’s College is mourning the loss of former track and field standout Antonio Pettigrew, who died Tuesday morning. A former 400m world champion who was caught up...

  • HBCU Track Roundup

    OREGON — Fifteen individuals and four teams from HBCUs will be heading to Eugene, Oregon next week for the 2010 Division I Outdoor Track Championships which begin June 9. Leading the...

  • A Final Conclusion??

    NEW YORK (BASN) — Once again, the world is talking about Caster Semenya, the South African athlete who has been subjected to gender testing after dominating the field in the 800-meter...

  • What Does Semenya Have To Prove?

    MIAMI — Caster Semenya proved she is the fastest 800-meter runner in the world. Now she must prove she is a woman. The tests she undergoes will be vastly more difficult...

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