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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Howard Bison Come Up Short To Morgan State Bears
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Howard Bison Come Up Short To Morgan State Bears

By Nicole Hutchison, Sports Staff Writer Posted 9:15 PM EST, Fri., Sept. 30, 2016 On Saturday, Sept. 24, the Howard University Bison football team looked to gain their first win against the Morgan State Bears. They fell just short losing 28-24 in the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference game at Earl Banks Field at Hughes Stadium. The Bison had a…

Overview: NFL Teams To Watch So Far
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Overview: NFL Teams To Watch So Far

By Chad Clarke, Contributing Sports Writer Posted 12:00 PM EST, Tues., Sept. 27, 2016 On Thursday, September 8, the National Football League (NFL) kicked off the 2016-2017 football season. This season has already caused anxiety and been the source of relief for football fans around the world. Fans have already begun making their assumptions about playoffs and…

PERSPECTIVE — Nation’s Classic: Playback Yesterday and Today
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PERSPECTIVE — Nation’s Classic: Playback Yesterday and Today

By Chad Clarke, Contributing Sports Writer Posted 11:55 AM EST, Tues., Sept. 27, 2016 It was the Battle of the Real HU. The’s 2016 AT&T Nation’s Classic was one for the books. It’s the second year the Howard Bison faced off against the Hampton Pirates for the Classic’s title. This year’s game can be defined as déjà…

Nation’s Classic: Second Year Defeat
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Nation’s Classic: Second Year Defeat

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 10:40 PM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 On Saturday, September 17, the Howard Bison faced the Hampton Pirates in their season opener at the 2016 AT&T Nation’s Football Classic. With the battle of “The Real HU” at hand, the matchup was more than a game. Despite the preparation and practice, the…

Nation’s Classic: A Reflection of Black Excellence
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Nation’s Classic: A Reflection of Black Excellence

By Rushawn Walters, Managing Editor Posted 9:06 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 18, 2016 Updated 11:00 AM EST, Mon., Sept. 19, 2016 Editor’s Note: Tickets to the 2016 AT&T’s Nation Classic football game were provided to The Hilltop staff courtesy of AT&T. As the first kick off commenced, fans in the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium made a roaring…

#HashtagLunchbagDC: A Classic Truth and Service Move
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#HashtagLunchbagDC: A Classic Truth and Service Move

By Chad Clarke, Sports Contributing Writer Posted 8:42 AM EST, Sat., Sept. 17, 2016 Washington, D.C.: It’s that time again! The 2016 AT&T Nation’s Football Classic featuring Howard University vs Hampton University, also known as the All For The Real HU Battle, is taking place this Saturday at RFK Stadium. Although the game is the main event of…

The Quest to Making It In: A Sit Down with Under Armour’s Kerry Chandler
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The Quest to Making It In: A Sit Down with Under Armour’s Kerry Chandler

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 8:53 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016 College students, recent college graduates, sports professionals and executives gathered at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. for the Nation’s Classic “Diversity in Sports Forum: Pathways Into the Industry,” hosted by Events DC, Friday, Sept. 16.  In a featured interview, which kicked off the…

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