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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…

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…

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