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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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…

Howard Bison Men’s Basketball: The Road from Defeat to Victory
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Howard Bison Men’s Basketball: The Road from Defeat to Victory

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 01:00 AM EST, Wed., March 15, 2017 Michael Phelps once said, “It’s not how you start, but it’s how you finish.” And for the men’s basketball team, this statement reflects the duration of their season. The Howard Bison basketball team had a season of some ups and a heavy load of…

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