SPORTS / February 16, 2018 Howard’s women basketball team looks to continue its winning ways against the Aggies

After having their winning streak snapped how will Howard respond? By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy) Prior to Howard’s loss against the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, the Lady Bison were on a three-game winning streak leading by an average of seven points per game. Howard’s three- game winning streak was their third such streak...

SPORTS / February 16, 2018 Multiple Eagles Players Plan to Skip White House Visit

Will any Philadelphia Eagles visit the White House? By: Evan Brooks, Sports Reporter  (@_underratedstar) The Philadelphia Eagles are 2018 Super Bowl champs and, in addition to a trip to Disney World, the team also gets a chance to visit the White House. President Trump has been under intense scrutiny since stepping into office, and some...

SPORTS / February 16, 2018 The Cleveland Cavaliers Acquire New Roster Hours Before Trade Deadline

Will the new-look Cavaliers be enough to overcome the Warriors? By: Brianna Sims, Assistant Sports Editor (@bri_simsxo)   After the NBA trade deadline on Thursday, Feb.8, the Cleveland Cavaliers roster looked unrecognizable. Cleveland traded six players, including prominent names such as Dwyane Wade and newly acquired Isaiah Thomas. Wade was traded to his former team,...

SPORTS / February 9, 2018 History: The Philadelphia Eagles win their first ever Super Bowl

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy) Eagles stun Patriots in high-scoring affair On Sunday, Feb. 4, the Philadelphia Eagles made history when they won their first ever Super Bowl by beating the New England Patriots 41-33. The game was an exhilarating contest from beginning to end, with no team ever trailing by more than 10...

SPORTS / February 9, 2018 Blake Griffin Shipped to the Detroit Pistons The Blockbuster deal no one saw coming.

By : Tayler Adigun, Sports Reporter (@dangitstayler)   NBA power forward Blake Griffin was traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the  Detroit Pistons following an eight-year stint with the Clippers. Griffin was the No. 1 overall pick in  round one of the 2009 NBA draft from the University of Oklahoma. Griffin played for the...

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Spotlight: Howard U Basketball’s Top Scorer Optimistic For The Future
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Spotlight: Howard U Basketball’s Top Scorer Optimistic For The Future

By Anari Ormond, Contributing Writer Posted 7:15 PM EST, Mon., Nov. 14, 2016 The Howard University Bison basketball team has high expectations for the upcoming basketball season with much thanks to their point guard and the nation’s leading scorer: Senior James Daniel III. The 6-foot, 180 pound guard from Hampton, VA, led the nation with an average…

COLUMN — Be the Change You Want to See: Race Relations in Sports
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COLUMN — Be the Change You Want to See: Race Relations in Sports

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 1:30 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 As the Election season has come to a close, one of the major issues at hand for the next president to face is racial tension in America. Over the years, African-Americans have protested, demanded reform within government and gained “equal rights.” Many of those…

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…

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