Culture, LIFE+STYLE, SPORTS / February 13, 2020 Hips at Halftime Kickoff Super Bowl Debate

By Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Reporter The Super Bowl has become a yearly pop cultural moment where an artist can take advantage of the millions of viewers in order to make a statement. As the most watched television event of the year, the Super Bowl allows for all who take part, from advertisers to musical acts,...

SPORTS / February 13, 2020 NFL Rooney Rule Fails to Diversify League with Minority Head Coaches, XFL Answers

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter The National Football League’s 2019 season, the league’s 100th season, was marked with memorable conference battles, exciting rivalries, and some of the greatest sports underdog stories ever witnessed. The Tennessee Titans, who began the season 2-4, turned their season around, and with a powerful defense and rushing dominance led...

SPORTS / February 13, 2020 Today in Black Sports History: Feb. 13, 1923

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter Robert “Bob” L. Douglas, known as “The Father of Black Professional Basketball,” hailing from Saint Kitts, British West Indies, founded and owned America’s first all-black professional basketball team on Feb. 13, 1923. The team officially named after the Renaissance Ballroom in Harlem during the Harlem Renaissance played their first...

SPORTS / February 13, 2020 OPINION: HBCUs Have Little Chance At Attracting Big Talent

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter Reports of the University of Michigan’s basketball program gaining a cutting edge over the final four contenders for the five-star recruit, Joshua Christopher, has spread like wildfire among the recruiting class of 2020.  While the other contenders include Arizona State, UCLA, and Missouri, this list has left out the...

SPORTS / February 13, 2020 Morgan State Bears Claw for Last-Minute Victory Over Bison

By Caleb Brown, Staff Reporter On Saturday, Feb. 1, the Morgan State Bears (13-13) defeated the Howard Bison (2-24) with a score of 89-83. The game opened up with both teams taking 30-second violations to honor Kobe and Gianna Bryant who passed along with seven other victims in a helicopter crash on Jan. 20.  The...

SPORTS / January 30, 2020 Mamba Out: The Legend of Kobe “Bean” Bryant

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter The 1996 NBA draft, considerably one of the most talented and decorated classes in the history of the professional basketball league, held in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on June 26, marked a special day for NBA prospects.  In the 50th draft, of the National Basketball Association, notable college basketball...

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Cole, Williams Make NBA Draft Declarations
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Cole, Williams Make NBA Draft Declarations

RJ COLE By Noah Goodin, Staff Reporter After two years on the hilltop, sophomore point guard RJ Cole has declared for the NBA Draft. He hasn’t signed with an agent, allowing him to maintain his collegiate eligibility for now. Cole has been dreaming about being in the NBA since he was three, and is close…

Coach Grace Celebrates Victory Milestone with Lady Bison
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Coach Grace Celebrates Victory Milestone with Lady Bison

By Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor Howard’s women basketball coach Tiesha “Ty” Grace has reached over 50 Howard wins. This puts her at over 115 career wins.   Coach Grace and the Lady Bison hold a 17-11 record for their 2018-2019 season which is a virtual 180 from their 12-18 season last year. Grace credits the…

The Howard University Football Team Hands Florida A&M Conference Loss
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The Howard University Football Team Hands Florida A&M Conference Loss

By: Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor The Howard University Bison dominated the (MEAC) conference leaders, Florida A&M University. The Bison racked up 420 yards offensively and managed to keep the Florida Gators to just six points after intermission. Dedrick Parson led the Bison offensively with a game-high 149 yards and a touchdown. FAMU started off with…

Women’s Soccer Set To Take On UNC at NCAA College Cup
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Women’s Soccer Set To Take On UNC at NCAA College Cup

By: Kendall Hamilton, Staff Reporter Howard University defeated Grambling State University 1-0 for the 2018 SWAC Women’s Soccer Conference Tournament championship title on Sunday, Nov. 4. The matchup between the Bison, who finished the regular season in second place, and the first place GSU Tigers was highly anticipated. “Once we found out we were playing…

Howard University Football Celebrates 125th Anniversary
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Howard University Football Celebrates 125th Anniversary

By: Daja Henry, News Editor As the Homecoming football game approached, alumni of the football team, former cheerleaders, coaches and friends of the Howard University Athletic department gathered on Thursday to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the football program with the opening of the “Legends and Legacies” exhibit in Founders Library. The university established the…

Bison Beat Delaware in First Home Game of the Season
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Bison Beat Delaware in First Home Game of the Season

The Bison dominated Delaware State University in their first home game of the season at Green Stadium. The Howard University Football team obliterated Delaware State University, 55-13 on Saturday, Oct. 13. The Bison got straight to the point during their first drive with a 20-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Caylin Newton to running back Jordan Aley….

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