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    Hall of Famers (Mother’s Day Edition)

    NORTH CAROLINA, (BASN)—You’ll never see a football game on television without seeing some Black athlete proudly looking into the camera and waving after scoring a touchdown saying “Hi, mom!!” Why? Because...

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    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...

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    Dear Mr. President

    We’re ready to help you save the world. INDIANA — Dear President Obama. A year ago you became America’s 44th president, and the first African American ever to hold that office....

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    Straight No Chaser: No docile Negros

    DENVER (BASN) — I thought it best to wait . . . for the dust to settle a bit surrounding the NFL’s latest Hall of Fame inductees to examine ‘why” there...

  • Playlist against Plutocracy (Volume V)

    PHILADELPHIA (BASN) — Ahh, love…and that time of year when it gets even colder if you forgot to recognize your significant other (y’all hear me!) I won’t front – Valentine’s Day...

  • Playlist against Plutocracy, Volume IV

    NEW YORK (BASN) — Okay, kiddies — time to tuck you in… (With Apologies to the great Slick Rick and “Children’s Story” I humbly present “Cavalier Story.”) Herrrreeeeeee we go… Once...

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    An ass backwards existence

    CINCINNATI — If the St. Louis Cardinals don’t reach a deal with Albert Pujols in the next few days, he will become a free agent after this season and very likely...

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    Last of the Mohicans

    OREGON — Jerry Sloan resigned on Thursday. The longest-tenured coach in professional sports threw in the keys after 23 years with the Utah Jazz. He’s going home to his farm and...

  • Straight No Chaser: Crazy Eights

    Normal 0 “Radio host Rush Limbaugh converted the private wine room at Nick & Sam’s steakhouse into a “private ESPN Zone to entertain about 50 people.” The floor was “changed to...

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    Straight No Chaser: Super ‘Tribute’

    Normal 0 DENVER (BASN) — Reagan International Airport, the Ronald Reagan Bridge, building, by-pass, overpass, school, hospital, stadium, dog pound . . . You name it, Right-Wing, god lovin’, gun totin’,...

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