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The All-Star Game…Or Lack Thereof
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The All-Star Game…Or Lack Thereof

By Darnell Dinkins, Contributing Writer and Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 04:45 PM EST, Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 This past Sunday, Feb. 19, the NBA hosted the 2017 All-Star game in the city of New Orleans. Some of the best players in the game came together for a game filled with many highlights and jaw-dropping moments. The arena…

NBA All-Star Weekend: Saturday Night Recap
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NBA All-Star Weekend: Saturday Night Recap

By Evan Brooks, Contributing Writer Posted 04:45 PM EST, Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 The NBA’s Saturday All-Star night was filled with some of the most promising stars in the NBA, Feb. 18. To start things off in the skills competition, after knocking off DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings (now New Orleans Pelicans center) in the first round,…

Who is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar?
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Who is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar?

By Darnell Dinkins, Contributing Writer Posted 12:45 AM EST, Thurs., Feb. 16, 2017 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the most accomplished players to ever touch a basketball. He was a star from his days as a high school phenom at Power Memorial Academy in New York, to his days playing at UCLA for legendary coach John…

All-Star Weekend 2017: What You Need to Know
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All-Star Weekend 2017: What You Need to Know

By Evan Brooks, Contributing Writer Posted 4:00 PM EST, Fri., Feb. 10, 2017 During the weekend of Feb. 17-19, the New Orleans Smoothie King Center will host All-Star Weekend and the All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 19. The three-day event will start with the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, Feb. 17. This event will feature some…

Bison Basketball Suffers Loss in Season Opener Against Michigan
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Bison Basketball Suffers Loss in Season Opener Against Michigan

By Nicole Hutchison, Sports Staff Writer Posted 10:30 AM EST, Fri., Nov. 18, 2016 On Friday, Nov. 11, Howard University’s Men’s Basketball team faced Big Ten opponent, University of Michigan, for their season opener. After putting up a tough fight, the Bison fell short to the Wolverines. Going head-to-head against the Wolverine’s, the Bison were down by…

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…

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