CAMPUS, SPORTS / October 10, 2019 Kick Off: Bison Madness Football Pep Rally Leads Homecoming Week

By Semira Robinson Burr Gymnasium was a full house on the evening of Monday, Oct. 7 for the pep rally to kick off Homecoming week. Bison Madness: The Trilogy commenced with a rising R&B artist and MTV personality serving as host for the night, Mechie So Crazy. He warmed up the crowd and introduced the...

SPORTS / October 10, 2019 Changing the Game: Top Recruit Makes Official Howard Visit

The Best Black Talent in Sports is Beginning to Seriously Consider HBCU’s By Kira Nicole Grant During an eventful Homecoming week, Joshua Christopher, a prolific finisher and premiere shooting guard of the 2020 basketball recruiting class, officially visited Howard University, his new potential home, on Wednesday, Oct. 4 — a resolute consideration to take his...

SPORTS / October 10, 2019 Four Howard University Football Players Enter NCAA Transfer Portal

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter A series of tweets is all it took to shake up the entire Howard University community, prompting Bison to question once again the fate of the Howard University Football Team. Four members, including three sophomores and a senior, have decided to cut their Howard football career short to enter...

SPORTS / October 10, 2019 Ballin’! California Governor NCAA Athletes Can Recieve Payment in 2023

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) made history in the collegiate world of sports Monday, Sept. 30 when he signed CA-SB206 Bill, alias The Fair Pay To Play Act, into law—legislation strictly defying the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) standard sports model.  This new bill, which garnered majority support from...

SPORTS / September 20, 2019 Bison Fall Short to Hampton in Annual Chicago Football Classic

By Kira Nicole Grant The Howard University Bison fell short to the Hampton Pirates in their third consecutive contest, in an appearance at Soldier Field for the 22nd annual Chicago Football Classic on Saturday, Sept. 14. After dominating the first quarter of the rivalry showdown, several blunders and turnovers caught up to the Bison (0-3),...

SPORTS / September 20, 2019 Bison Tennis Makes Appearance in Moore Invitational

By Alex Williams Howard University’s women’s tennis team competed in the Bill and Sandra Moore 2019 Tennis invitational, hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD from Sept. 13 to 15.  Nine members of the tennis team competed in double and singles. Howard fell short in taking the crown, but several Howard athletes made...

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Bison Fall Short to North Carolina Central Eagles
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Bison Fall Short to North Carolina Central Eagles

By: Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor  The Howard University football team fell short to North Carolina Central (40-35) in a toe-to- toe match-up Saturday, Oct. 6.The Bison met the Eagles on their turf in a match up that saw over 1,100 yards of combined offense. The Howard Bison obtained 598 yards of total offense and got…

Howard Women’s Soccer Sweeps Grambling State University
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Howard Women’s Soccer Sweeps Grambling State University

By: Tia Humphries, Staff Writer The Howard University women’s soccer team defeated the Grambling State University Tigers on Friday, 1-0 victory match at Greene Stadium. This was The Howard Bison’s alumni night conference game which made the victory even more special. Both teams fell short of a goal In the first half. Senior, forward, Makela…

Howard University Swimmer Set To Compete In The 2020 Olympics.
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Howard University Swimmer Set To Compete In The 2020 Olympics.

By: Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor (@TaylerAdigun) Howard University senior, Latroya Pina will compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Pina will compete alongside her siblings, Troy and Jayla, representing Cape Verde. The only pool in Cape Verde is currently under re-construction which limits how many people are able to get into swimming competitively….

Can the Wizards Clutch their Season?
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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…

Blackballed for Protest: From Mahmoud Abdul Rauf to Eric Reid
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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…

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