Sports / October 27, 2017 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...

Sports / October 11, 2017 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...

Opinion, Sports / October 11, 2017 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...

Sports, Uncategorized / October 6, 2017 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...

Sports / October 6, 2017 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...

Sports / October 6, 2017 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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Maverick or Menace: Colin Kaepernick’s Free Agency Bout
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Maverick or Menace: Colin Kaepernick’s Free Agency Bout

By Ayanna Alexander, Contributing Writer Posted 12:05 PM EST, Mon., April 3, 2017 It’s been three weeks since the start of the NFL free agency and quarterback Colin Kaepernick is still unemployed. This has left many questioning why a former Super Bowl contender is now struggling to find a team to call home. Even President Trump commented…

Carmelo Anthony: The Tough Road as a New York Knick
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Carmelo Anthony: The Tough Road as a New York Knick

By Darnell Dinkins Jr., Contributing Writer Posted 12:00 PM EST, Mon., April 3, 2017 It has been a long and tough season for the New York Knicks. The team currently has a 28-46 record, and there have been several incidents that portrayed the franchise in a negative light. Early this year, a former Knicks player, Charles Oakley,…

They Brought Back Brady’s Jersey, Now Bring Back Our Girls
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They Brought Back Brady’s Jersey, Now Bring Back Our Girls

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:30 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 Following the New England Patriots being named the 2017 Super Bowl Champions, champion quarterback Tom Brady announced that his game jersey had been stolen. This was the second Super Bowl jersey the quarterback had lost, as his Super Bowl XLIX jersey had also…

ROUND-UP — Bison Sports: While You Were Away
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ROUND-UP — Bison Sports: While You Were Away

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:30 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 Basketball: After falling to Norfolk State in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament championship game, Howard Bison men’s basketball player Charles “CJ” Williams was named to the 2017 All-Tournament team by the MEAC. Williams finished the season having averaged approximately 16 points…

Sports Round-Up: A Tough Week in Sports
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Sports Round-Up: A Tough Week in Sports

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:25 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 On Tuesday, March 22, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish women’s basketball team received news that junior forward Brianna Turner will not be able to play for the remainder of the seasons after tearing her ACL in a Sunday night game against No.9 seed…

It’s Not All About Sports: Spring Break the Nathan Easington Way
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It’s Not All About Sports: Spring Break the Nathan Easington Way

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:20 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 Throughout the year, Nathan Easington dedicates some of his time to the sports section of The Hilltop. As a contributing writer, Easington faithfully submits at least one article per week that pertains to athletics at Howard, in the community and nationwide. During Spring Break,…

Under Armour, President Trump and Howard: Made Up Controversy?
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Under Armour, President Trump and Howard: Made Up Controversy?

By Ayanna Alexander, Contributing Writer Posted 01:15 AM EST, Wed., March 15, 2017 Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank stirred a bit of controversy earlier last month with his comments about President Trump being a “real asset to this country.” Noticeably silent, was the Howard University Athletics Department, which a few found interesting since Under Armour is a…

Howard Bison Women’s Basketball: The Quest for the Top Spot
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Howard Bison Women’s Basketball: The Quest for the Top Spot

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 01:05 AM EST, Wed., March 15, 2017 It was a season of victories with few losses for the Howard University Women’s Basketball team. Having finished their regular season last Thursday with a 93-76 victory against the Delaware State Hornets, the Lady Bison finished their regular season 16-12 overall, standing 12-4 in the…

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