SPORTS / May 10, 2018 Spring Sports Roundup: Howard Sports Shine as Season Comes to an End

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeezy) The Howard’s athletic teams are celebrating the end of the regular season from spring athletic as some teams get ready for postseason play.  As the year comes to an end it seems an apt time to reflect on the success of Howard Athletics this season. Howard had some historic...

SPORTS / April 11, 2018 Villanova’s National Championship Hero Donte Divincenzo Under Fire After Old Tweets Resurface

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy)   On Monday, Villanova cemented its place in college basketball history with a win over Michigan in the NCAA Championship Game. Villanova won by a score of 79-62, defeating each tournament opponent by double digits with their closest margin of victory being 12. The Wildcats were led by Donte...

SPORTS / April 11, 2018 Can the Wizards Clutch their Season?

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy)   After a tumultuous season full of ups and downs, the Washington Wizards are back at full strength for the first time in months as the NBA regular season comes to a close. Wizard’s superstar John Wall came back a little over a week ago after missing two months...

SPORTS / March 30, 2018 Blackballed for Protest: From Mahmoud Abdul Rauf to Eric Reid

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy)   Eric Reid was one of the first players to kneel alongside Colin Kaepernick while they were both teammates for the San Francisco 49ers during the 20162017 season. Reid continued his protest this season, repeatedly kneeling during the season. As a free agent this year, Reid has yet to...

SPORTS / March 9, 2018 HU Men’s Basketball Comeback Falls Short in First Round of MEAC

By: HU Bison Athletics   Howard University Men’s Basketball team erased an 18-point deficit, but were unable to complete the comeback as they fell to Florida A&M (FAMU), 88-78, at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) First Round in Norfolk, Va. HU shot a respectable 44-percent (28-of-63) from the floor while outscoring the Rattlers inside, 32-20....

SPORTS / March 9, 2018 Florida A&M Shatters Howard’s Women’s Title Hopes

By: HU Bison Athletics   Howard University Women’s Basketball team saw its title hopes shattered when the No. 12 Florida A&M Rattlers downed HU, 69-64, at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) First Round inside the Norfolk Scope Arena. “I pretty disappointed how the game ended,” said Howard Women’s Basketball head coach Ty Grace. “We had...

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Cleveland Cavaliers Bid Farewell to President Obama
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Cleveland Cavaliers Bid Farewell to President Obama

By Chad Vines Clarke, Sports Staff Writer Posted 10:40 AM EST, Fri., Nov. 18, 2016 On Thursday, November 10, the 2016 NBA Final Champion Cleveland Cavaliers were invited to the White House for the final championship team visit under President Barack Obama’s presidency. “Words cannot express how I feel, being the last team to visit the White…

Bison Basketball Suffers Loss in Season Opener Against Michigan
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Bison Basketball Suffers Loss in Season Opener Against Michigan

By Nicole Hutchison, Sports Staff Writer Posted 10:30 AM EST, Fri., Nov. 18, 2016 On Friday, Nov. 11, Howard University’s Men’s Basketball team faced Big Ten opponent, University of Michigan, for their season opener. After putting up a tough fight, the Bison fell short to the Wolverines. Going head-to-head against the Wolverine’s, the Bison were down by…

Spotlight: Howard U Basketball’s Top Scorer Optimistic For The Future
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Spotlight: Howard U Basketball’s Top Scorer Optimistic For The Future

By Anari Ormond, Contributing Writer Posted 7:15 PM EST, Mon., Nov. 14, 2016 The Howard University Bison basketball team has high expectations for the upcoming basketball season with much thanks to their point guard and the nation’s leading scorer: Senior James Daniel III. The 6-foot, 180 pound guard from Hampton, VA, led the nation with an average…

COLUMN — Be the Change You Want to See: Race Relations in Sports
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COLUMN — Be the Change You Want to See: Race Relations in Sports

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 1:30 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 As the Election season has come to a close, one of the major issues at hand for the next president to face is racial tension in America. Over the years, African-Americans have protested, demanded reform within government and gained “equal rights.” Many of those…

OVERVIEW — Bison Madness: A Sneak Peak of the Upcoming Season
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OVERVIEW — Bison Madness: A Sneak Peak of the Upcoming Season

By Nicole Hutchison, Sports Staff Writer Posted 1:20 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 On Thursday, Nov. 4, Howard University hosted its Bison Madness at Burr Gymnasium. The event served as a pep rally for the upcoming 2016-2017 basketball season. The men and women’s basketball teams divided themselves into two teams, Team Ty and Team Nick, to face…

A Long Time Coming: Chicago Cubs Make History in the World Series
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A Long Time Coming: Chicago Cubs Make History in the World Series

By Nathan Easington, Contributing Writer 108 Years. The last time the Chicago Cubs won a World Series was over a century ago. No other professional sports team that won a national title has gone that long without winning another championship. While their return to the World Series is one of the most electrifying events to happen…

Detective from Derrick Rose Trial Found Dead As Trial Begins
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Detective from Derrick Rose Trial Found Dead As Trial Begins

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 6:52 PM EST, Thurs., Oct. 13, 2016 As the Derrick Rose rape lawsuit trial has begun, the criminal investigation of the case has taken an unexpected turn. LAPD Detective Nadine Hernandez, 44, one of several detectives involved in the investigation, was found dead in her home in Whittier, California, a city approximately…

LeBron James Notes Hillary Clinton As A ‘Champion for Children’
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LeBron James Notes Hillary Clinton As A ‘Champion for Children’

By Victoria Jonas, News Contributing Writer Posted 9:12 AM EST, Thurs. Oct. 13, 2016 Note: This is the corrected version of the story, as opposed to the published article in The Hilltop’s print issue #8 from October 13, 2016. With the presidential election less than a month away, LeBron James of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers recently endorsed Democratic…

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