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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Howard University Athletics Commence Spring Season
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Howard University Athletics Commence Spring Season

By: Brianna Sims, Assistant Sports Editor (@bri_simsxo)   Men’s Basketball Current Record: 3-17 (0-4) Upcoming Game: Monday, Jan. 22 versus North Carolina A&T Game Location: Burr Gym at 7:30 p.m. Quick Stats: Freshman RJ Cole earned the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s top rookie of the week award. The announcement came last Tuesday. The Bison’s scoring leader…

It’s Not  An Anthem Protest
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It’s Not An Anthem Protest

Why can’t players see eye to eye on protest? By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy) Donald Trump was hosting a rally in Huntsville, Alabama for senatorial candidate Luther Strange. During the rally, Trump went on one of his infamous rants lambasting those who choose to kneel during the national anthems. While he never mentioned Colin…

Week 6 MEAC Power Rankings
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Week 6 MEAC Power Rankings

Who Runs the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference? By: Lawrence Dow Twitter: @LJeeeeezy We’re now in the third week on conference play in the MEAC and we’re starting to figure out which teams are contenders and which team’s aren’t. With two ranked teams in the FCS top 25, the MEAC is looking stronger this year than it…

A Message For Anyone Who Thought Cam Newton Was “Funny”
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A Message For Anyone Who Thought Cam Newton Was “Funny”

Yes, I Talk About Routes. By: Brianna Sims, Assistant Sports Editor Twitter: @bri_simsxo Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was scrutinized by social media, the NFL, and most new organizations on Wednesday. This was after comments by Newton in relation to a question asked by reporter Jourdan Rodrigue. Newton responded to Rodrigue’s technical question about one…

How did the NFL Respond A Week After Trump comments
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How did the NFL Respond A Week After Trump comments

Trump: A Week Later By: Gerald Mallison Jr, Sports reporter (@Geraldmall34) During week three of the National Football League season, a plethora of players, coaches and owners protested against Donald Trump’s tweets regarding the national anthem protest. President Trump’s solution to players kneeling is immediate termination, claiming to “Get that son of a b—- off…

Lady Bison Sweep Delaware State
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Lady Bison Sweep Delaware State

  Lady Bison look to continue picking up momentum By: Tayler Adigun, Sports reporter(@dangitstayler) Howard University’s volleyball team got their first in-conference win of the season on Sunday at home against Delaware State University. The Lady Bison swept DSU 3-0.  They won the first set 25-12, took the second set 25-11, and finally completed the…

Why can’t they just stick to sports
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Why can’t they just stick to sports

Athletes should be allowed to speak their mind like everyone else By: Nathan Easington, Sports reporter (@Nateasington)            “You Bum.” That is part of a tweet from basketball superstar Lebron James which was directed at President Donald Trump. The White House announced the long-standing tradition of inviting the reigning NBA champions, in this case the Golden…

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