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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Playing Lacrosse, A ‘White’ Sport at A Black School
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Playing Lacrosse, A ‘White’ Sport at A Black School

By: Kennedy Gerard, Staff Reporter Seeing athletes walk through the yard going or returning from their sports team’s practice is very common on the campus of Howard University and many other HBCU’s .Something, not as common, is the groups of, majority, African Americans walking through the campus with their lacrosse sticks in hand. According to…

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…

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