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  • Revis-ionist History

    Normal 0 QUEENS, N.Y. (BASN) — He has the potential to be one of the great ones. But he must handle his business better. He’s had two Pro Bowl seasons. A...

  • Must Be The Money (Mayweathers)

    NEW YORK (BASN) — I always see the business side, ’cause the business side rules everything around you — and me. Always. So I was thinking about why people cop certain...

  • Good Business Vs. Bad Business

    QUEENS, N.Y. (BASN) — The only thing “amateur” about college athletics is that athletes don’t get paid. This conference switching is about the “M.E.” factor, a.k.a. Money & Exposure. Nobody’s more...

  • Washington’s Newest Monument??

    QUEENS, N.Y. (BASN) — If I knew then what I know now. Sounds familiar? I had Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, Bob Gibson, Denny McClain, Ernie Banks, et...

  • LeBron-Onomics (Part Two)

    Re-visited Bron, Bron hopes its not a re-peat QUEENS, N.Y. (BASN) — Call him King — as in Larry. The guy on CNN who supposedly is a softball interviewer. (But we’ll...

  • Pacquiao-Mayweather is like Vega$ vs. Texa$

    QUEENS, N.Y. (BASN) — The better fight is not the one between the fighters vying for pound-for-pound supremacy; it’s the one between the possible hosts: Vegas and Texas. Don’t get me...

  • Marketing $en$e 101

    QUEENS, N.Y. (BASN) — “You got a Puerto Rican and a Jew fighting. It might not work in Texas, but it works in New York City.” No offense to the Lone...

  • LeBron-Onomics (Part One)

    Re-visited OUEENS, N.Y. (BASN) — The tables haven’t just turned, they’ve toppled over. Players have more juice than owners. We’re not talking about the script being flipped; we’re talking about a...

  • A Billion-Dollar Baby

    QUEENS, N.Y. (BASN) — Four years ago (2006), Detroit held the Super Bowl with receipts totaling $302 million. Not bad. Four years from now, New York/New Jersey will host the Super...

  • Mark A. Jackson: Commentator! Coach? Commissioner???

    NEW YORK — He’s too good to be just a commentator, so people want him to become a head coach. Well, he’s too good to be just a head coach; so...

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