Sports / October 27, 2017 It’s Not An Anthem Protest

Why can’t players see eye to eye on protest? By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy) Donald Trump was hosting a rally in Huntsville, Alabama for senatorial candidate Luther Strange. During the rally, Trump went on one of his infamous rants lambasting those who choose to kneel during the national anthems. While he never mentioned Colin...

Sports / October 11, 2017 Week 6 MEAC Power Rankings

Who Runs the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference? By: Lawrence Dow Twitter: @LJeeeeezy We’re now in the third week on conference play in the MEAC and we’re starting to figure out which teams are contenders and which team’s aren’t. With two ranked teams in the FCS top 25, the MEAC is looking stronger this year than it...

Opinion, Sports / October 11, 2017 A Message For Anyone Who Thought Cam Newton Was “Funny”

Yes, I Talk About Routes. By: Brianna Sims, Assistant Sports Editor Twitter: @bri_simsxo Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was scrutinized by social media, the NFL, and most new organizations on Wednesday. This was after comments by Newton in relation to a question asked by reporter Jourdan Rodrigue. Newton responded to Rodrigue’s technical question about one...

Sports, Uncategorized / October 6, 2017 How did the NFL Respond A Week After Trump comments

Trump: A Week Later By: Gerald Mallison Jr, Sports reporter (@Geraldmall34) During week three of the National Football League season, a plethora of players, coaches and owners protested against Donald Trump’s tweets regarding the national anthem protest. President Trump’s solution to players kneeling is immediate termination, claiming to “Get that son of a b—- off...

Sports / October 6, 2017 Lady Bison Sweep Delaware State

  Lady Bison look to continue picking up momentum By: Tayler Adigun, Sports reporter(@dangitstayler) Howard University’s volleyball team got their first in-conference win of the season on Sunday at home against Delaware State University. The Lady Bison swept DSU 3-0.  They won the first set 25-12, took the second set 25-11, and finally completed the...

Sports / October 6, 2017 Why can’t they just stick to sports

Athletes should be allowed to speak their mind like everyone else By: Nathan Easington, Sports reporter (@Nateasington)            “You Bum.” That is part of a tweet from basketball superstar Lebron James which was directed at President Donald Trump. The White House announced the long-standing tradition of inviting the reigning NBA champions, in this case the Golden...

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OVERVIEW — Bison Madness: A Sneak Peak of the Upcoming Season
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OVERVIEW — Bison Madness: A Sneak Peak of the Upcoming Season

By Nicole Hutchison, Sports Staff Writer Posted 1:20 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 On Thursday, Nov. 4, Howard University hosted its Bison Madness at Burr Gymnasium. The event served as a pep rally for the upcoming 2016-2017 basketball season. The men and women’s basketball teams divided themselves into two teams, Team Ty and Team Nick, to face…

A Long Time Coming: Chicago Cubs Make History in the World Series
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A Long Time Coming: Chicago Cubs Make History in the World Series

By Nathan Easington, Contributing Writer 108 Years. The last time the Chicago Cubs won a World Series was over a century ago. No other professional sports team that won a national title has gone that long without winning another championship. While their return to the World Series is one of the most electrifying events to happen…

Detective from Derrick Rose Trial Found Dead As Trial Begins
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Detective from Derrick Rose Trial Found Dead As Trial Begins

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 6:52 PM EST, Thurs., Oct. 13, 2016 As the Derrick Rose rape lawsuit trial has begun, the criminal investigation of the case has taken an unexpected turn. LAPD Detective Nadine Hernandez, 44, one of several detectives involved in the investigation, was found dead in her home in Whittier, California, a city approximately…

LeBron James Notes Hillary Clinton As A ‘Champion for Children’
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LeBron James Notes Hillary Clinton As A ‘Champion for Children’

By Victoria Jonas, News Contributing Writer Posted 9:12 AM EST, Thurs. Oct. 13, 2016 Note: This is the corrected version of the story, as opposed to the published article in The Hilltop’s print issue #8 from October 13, 2016. With the presidential election less than a month away, LeBron James of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers recently endorsed Democratic…

1936 Olympic Trailblazers Finally Receive Recognition
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1936 Olympic Trailblazers Finally Receive Recognition

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 9:10 PM EST, Sat., Oct. 8, 2016 Updated 8:55 AM EST, Thurs. Oct. 13, 2016 Note: The author of this story is the corrected byline, as opposed to the The Hilltop’s print issue #7 from October 6, 2016. On Thursday, September 29, Coffee Bluff Pictures, Procter & Gamble and the U.S. Olympic Committee hosted…

U.S. Olympians Visit the White House
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U.S. Olympians Visit the White House

By Imara Bright-Johnson, Culture Staff Writer Posted 10:58 AM EST, Thurs., Oct. 6, 2016 On Sept. 29, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed back the 2016 Olympic Teams from Rio at the White House. Though hundreds of athletes joined together for the reception, the Olympic women stole the spotlight. Obama acknowledged many of the outstanding…

Ball is Life: Another Great Hoop for Hope in Shaw/Petworth Community
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Ball is Life: Another Great Hoop for Hope in Shaw/Petworth Community

By Jacinth Jones, News Staff Writer Posted 1:00 PM EST, Tues., Oct. 4, 2016 The 2016 Hoop for Hope basketball tournament at the Bruce Monroe Community Park Saturday, Sept. 24, brought Howard University and the Shaw/Petworth neighborhood together through their love of basketball and a righteous cause: Lung cancer awareness. With dunk contests, workout sessions, vendors, cyphers, raffles,…

The Rocky Road to Victory: Howard Bison Win First Game Of Football Season
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The Rocky Road to Victory: Howard Bison Win First Game Of Football Season

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 1:20 PM EST, Sun., Oct. 2, 2016 On Saturday, Oct. 1, the Howard Bison faced the Norfolk State University Spartans at Dick Price Stadium for their third Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game of the season. Following two consecutive divisional losses, the Howard University football team proved why people say “the third time’s…

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