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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Team USA Prepares for Final Week of Winter Olympics
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Team USA Prepares for Final Week of Winter Olympics

By: Brianna Sims, Assistant Sports Editor @bri_simsxo   The 2018 Winter Olympics are underway in Pyeongchang County, South Korea, from Feb. 9 to Feb. 25. Over 2,925 athletes representing 90 nations are competing to bring home the gold. Norway is currently in first place with a total of 29 medals, Canada is close behind with…

Multiple Eagles Players Plan to Skip White House Visit
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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…

The Cleveland Cavaliers Acquire New Roster Hours Before Trade Deadline
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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,…

History: The Philadelphia Eagles win their first ever Super Bowl
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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…

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