SPORTS / February 16, 2018 Howard’s women basketball team looks to continue its winning ways against the Aggies

After having their winning streak snapped how will Howard respond? By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy) Prior to Howard’s loss against the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, the Lady Bison were on a three-game winning streak leading by an average of seven points per game. Howard’s three- game winning streak was their third such streak...

SPORTS / February 16, 2018 Multiple Eagles Players Plan to Skip White House Visit

Will any Philadelphia Eagles visit the White House? By: Evan Brooks, Sports Reporter  (@_underratedstar) The Philadelphia Eagles are 2018 Super Bowl champs and, in addition to a trip to Disney World, the team also gets a chance to visit the White House. President Trump has been under intense scrutiny since stepping into office, and some...

SPORTS / February 16, 2018 The Cleveland Cavaliers Acquire New Roster Hours Before Trade Deadline

Will the new-look Cavaliers be enough to overcome the Warriors? By: Brianna Sims, Assistant Sports Editor (@bri_simsxo)   After the NBA trade deadline on Thursday, Feb.8, the Cleveland Cavaliers roster looked unrecognizable. Cleveland traded six players, including prominent names such as Dwyane Wade and newly acquired Isaiah Thomas. Wade was traded to his former team,...

SPORTS / February 9, 2018 History: The Philadelphia Eagles win their first ever Super Bowl

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy) Eagles stun Patriots in high-scoring affair On Sunday, Feb. 4, the Philadelphia Eagles made history when they won their first ever Super Bowl by beating the New England Patriots 41-33. The game was an exhilarating contest from beginning to end, with no team ever trailing by more than 10...

SPORTS / February 9, 2018 Blake Griffin Shipped to the Detroit Pistons The Blockbuster deal no one saw coming.

By : Tayler Adigun, Sports Reporter (@dangitstayler)   NBA power forward Blake Griffin was traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the  Detroit Pistons following an eight-year stint with the Clippers. Griffin was the No. 1 overall pick in  round one of the 2009 NBA draft from the University of Oklahoma. Griffin played for the...

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Ball is Life: Another Great Hoop for Hope in Shaw/Petworth Community
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Ball is Life: Another Great Hoop for Hope in Shaw/Petworth Community

By Jacinth Jones, News Staff Writer Posted 1:00 PM EST, Tues., Oct. 4, 2016 The 2016 Hoop for Hope basketball tournament at the Bruce Monroe Community Park Saturday, Sept. 24, brought Howard University and the Shaw/Petworth neighborhood together through their love of basketball and a righteous cause: Lung cancer awareness. With dunk contests, workout sessions, vendors, cyphers, raffles,…

The Rocky Road to Victory: Howard Bison Win First Game Of Football Season
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The Rocky Road to Victory: Howard Bison Win First Game Of Football Season

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 1:20 PM EST, Sun., Oct. 2, 2016 On Saturday, Oct. 1, the Howard Bison faced the Norfolk State University Spartans at Dick Price Stadium for their third Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game of the season. Following two consecutive divisional losses, the Howard University football team proved why people say “the third time’s…

Howard Bison Come Up Short To Morgan State Bears
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Howard Bison Come Up Short To Morgan State Bears

By Nicole Hutchison, Sports Staff Writer Posted 9:15 PM EST, Fri., Sept. 30, 2016 On Saturday, Sept. 24, the Howard University Bison football team looked to gain their first win against the Morgan State Bears. They fell just short losing 28-24 in the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference game at Earl Banks Field at Hughes Stadium. The Bison had a…

Overview: NFL Teams To Watch So Far
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Overview: NFL Teams To Watch So Far

By Chad Clarke, Contributing Sports Writer Posted 12:00 PM EST, Tues., Sept. 27, 2016 On Thursday, September 8, the National Football League (NFL) kicked off the 2016-2017 football season. This season has already caused anxiety and been the source of relief for football fans around the world. Fans have already begun making their assumptions about playoffs and…

PERSPECTIVE — Nation’s Classic: Playback Yesterday and Today
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PERSPECTIVE — Nation’s Classic: Playback Yesterday and Today

By Chad Clarke, Contributing Sports Writer Posted 11:55 AM EST, Tues., Sept. 27, 2016 It was the Battle of the Real HU. The’s 2016 AT&T Nation’s Classic was one for the books. It’s the second year the Howard Bison faced off against the Hampton Pirates for the Classic’s title. This year’s game can be defined as déjà…

Nation’s Classic: Second Year Defeat
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Nation’s Classic: Second Year Defeat

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 10:40 PM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 On Saturday, September 17, the Howard Bison faced the Hampton Pirates in their season opener at the 2016 AT&T Nation’s Football Classic. With the battle of “The Real HU” at hand, the matchup was more than a game. Despite the preparation and practice, the…

Nation’s Classic: A Reflection of Black Excellence
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Nation’s Classic: A Reflection of Black Excellence

By Rushawn Walters, Managing Editor Posted 9:06 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 18, 2016 Updated 11:00 AM EST, Mon., Sept. 19, 2016 Editor’s Note: Tickets to the 2016 AT&T’s Nation Classic football game were provided to The Hilltop staff courtesy of AT&T. As the first kick off commenced, fans in the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium made a roaring…

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