SPORTS / September 14, 2018 Perspective: Mainstream Media’s Depiction of Serena Williams’ Career

By: Sidney Johnson, Staff Reporter On Sunday Sept. 8, Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka competed in the finals for the U.S Open in New York City. Many tennis fans were excited to view the match between the two powerhouse players, but the match took an unexpected turn after the umpire delivered a series of code...

SPORTS / September 2, 2018 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....

SPORTS / May 10, 2018 Spring Sports Roundup: Howard Sports Shine as Season Comes to an End

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeezy) The Howard’s athletic teams are celebrating the end of the regular season from spring athletic as some teams get ready for postseason play.  As the year comes to an end it seems an apt time to reflect on the success of Howard Athletics this season. Howard had some historic...

SPORTS / April 11, 2018 Villanova’s National Championship Hero Donte Divincenzo Under Fire After Old Tweets Resurface

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy)   On Monday, Villanova cemented its place in college basketball history with a win over Michigan in the NCAA Championship Game. Villanova won by a score of 79-62, defeating each tournament opponent by double digits with their closest margin of victory being 12. The Wildcats were led by Donte...

SPORTS / April 11, 2018 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...

SPORTS / March 30, 2018 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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Bison Win Thrilling Victory over Bethune-Cookman
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Bison Win Thrilling Victory over Bethune-Cookman

Bison Win the First In-Conference Game of the Season By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy) In another first for Howard football, it was the first time that Howard Bison defeated the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats at home since 1996. The Bison started off in conference play with a win for the first time since the 2012-2013 season….

Caylin Newton leads Howard in Upset at UNLV
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Caylin Newton leads Howard in Upset at UNLV

Getting to know the True Freshman QB By: Nicole Hutchinson, Sports Reporter (@nikkih0227) Washington, DC— After Howard University’s history making upset Saturday, Sept.2, against UNLV, Caylin Newton, the Bison’s true freshman quarterback has proved that he will be the one to lead the Mecca’s way back on the map. Q: Howard University’s football team has…

Howard University Women’s Tennis looks to make an impression this season
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Howard University Women’s Tennis looks to make an impression this season

Howard University Takes Third Place In HBCU Championships By: Nicole Hutchison Twitter: @nikkih0227 Posted 9:16 PM EST, TR.,September 21, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C— Wednesday, September 13th, the Howard University Women’s Tennis Team took a trip to Atlanta for the Annual HBCU National Championships at the South Fulton Tennis Center and took home the All-Team Third place…

Mission Possible: Howard Defeats UNLV in Historic Victory
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Mission Possible: Howard Defeats UNLV in Historic Victory

Caylin Newton Shines in Freshman Debut By: Lawrence Dow Twitter: @LJeeeeezy At the end of every practice The Howard University Bison breakdown practice and declare one statement: mission possible. This is the motto brought to the team by new head coach Mike London. “All things are possible,” London said when speaking on how the team’s…

Bison Prepare For Start Of London Era
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Bison Prepare For Start Of London Era

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJEEEEZY) Howard University enters the 2017-2018 season with renewed optimism and focus. After steady improvement over the last couple of years, Howard looks to make a run at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) title.  To accomplish that goal Howard hired Mike London as the new head coach. London has had…

LaVar Ball vs. the World
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LaVar Ball vs. the World

By Nathan Easington, Contributing Writer Posted 12:10 PM EST, Mon., April 3, 2017 “Never lost.” These were LaVar Ball’s famous words on “First Take,” the morning of Thursday, March 23, when describing his one-on-one record in basketball. He told USA Today Sports that back in his say, he’d “kill Michael Jordan one-on-one.” Before playing professional American…

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,…

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