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    THE GAMES NOBODY SAW

      THE GAMES NOBODY SAW Gary Norris Gray-BASN-Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.- The United States Paralympic athletes had one of the best games since 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Most Americans did not...

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    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...

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    AQUA GOLD

    AQUA  GOLD   By-Art George- Special to BASN With the accomplishments of Simone Biles in the Rio Olympics (four gold medals, the most ever by an American in gymnastics and as many...

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    THE SOUL IN THE SWORD

    THE SOUL IN THE SWORD By Art George -Special to BASN  The sport of fencing is combat with swords, and historically in the United States has been moneyed and elitist. This...

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    THINK

    THINK Gary Norris Gray-BASN -Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-Last weekend the American media criticized Gabby Douglas for not putting her hand over her heart when our National Anthem was being played at...

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    THE MOUSE, DOUBLE STANDARDS

    THE MOUSE, DOUBLE STANDARDS Gary Norris Gray-BASN Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.- ESPN, The Mouse really cannot decide what it wants to be, a sports news network or an entertainment network. Even its...

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    SE RI PAK KIDS-SEOUL SISTERS COMING OF AGE

    THE SE RI PAK KIDS- SEOUL SISTERS COMING OF AGE Gary Norris Gray-BASN-Staff Reporter At every tournament in 2016 there are at least 20 to 40 South Koreans on the golf...

  • Rhonda Rousey, The New Super Star of UFC

    Ronda Rousey as UFC biggest star, traveled to Brazil to defend her bantamweight against undefeated Brazilian Bethe Correia.  Rousey was recently crowned fighter of the year by ESPN and it is...

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    Young Muslim Woman Breaks Ground In Fencing, Olympics

    Ibtihaj Muhammad Age: 27 Place of Residence: Maplewood, N.J. Why she is a local hero: Muhammad, a fencer and a Muslim, could become the first American woman to compete in the...

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    “Bee” Prepared: Venus wins first match at The Open

    by Richard Kent BASN Staff Reporter NEW YORK — In a match involving the oldest woman in the draw and one of the oldest, Venus Williams survived some shaky serving and...

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