• AMERICA WHAT NEXT?

    WHAT NEXT AMERICA?  Gary Norris Gray-BASN-Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-The United States of America has to face the music and electing Donald J. Trump in November is not the answer. TRUTH SHALL...

  • THE GOLDEN QUARTER OF DOUG WILLIAMS

    THE GOLDEN QUARTER OF DOUG WILLIAMS By Art George- Special to BASN OAKLAND, CA.- History repeats itself, for those who would learn from it. The Denver Broncos are back in the...

  • The N-Files: Volume Two

    “We don’t keep track of single quarter records; but geez, 356 yards – who could’ve gained more than that?” — Seymour Siwoff, head of Elias Sports Bureau, commenting on Washington quarterback...

  • Kindred Spirits

    ST. PETERSBURG — The common ground that bonds men is always greater than the distance that separates them. As much as anything, perhaps that explains why an established legend felt the...

  • A True Soul Survivor: Part Two

    PHILADELPHIA — During Doug Williams’ negotiations with the Bucs, the United States Football League (USFL) was formed. Bill Tatham, owner of the Oklahoma Outlaws reached out to Williams and offered him...

  • A True Soul Survivor: Part One

    PHILADELPHIA — The position of quarterback has been a microcosm of the Black struggle in America – a door supposedly “open to all” – except for us of a darker hue...

  • Williams’ MVP Performance Still Resonates

    PHILADELPHIA (BASN) — The date of January 31st maybe just another day of anticipation for many NFL fans as they count down the days toward Super Bowl XLIII and the battle...

  • Outmanned, But Never Outgunned (Part 4)

    PHILADELPHIA — From the performances of Marlin Briscoe and Shack Harris to the trials and triumphs of Chuck Ealey, Condredge Holloway and others winning football championships north of the border in...

  • The History Of African-American QBs In The NFL (Part Four)

    PHILADELPHIA — The NFL in the 1980’s was continuing to flourish from decisions made by Commissioner Pete Rozelle. The league had another great TV package and teams were getting international attention...

  • Super Bowl Memories

    “It was a rocky road. I had some obstacles in the way. It wasn’t the interstate, where you can just put your cruise control on. There were some detours and some...