The Observer

FCLC to Implement New Sports Club

May 27, 2011

By Jonathan Haines Contributing Writer Published: October 11, 2007 At a campus where the stage belongs to those who act and dance, the anxious athletes at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) can now finally lace up their sneakers. After spending a year playing pick-up games of football on th...

Rams’ Passing Attacks Spark Comebacks

May 27, 2011

Skelton’s Three TD’s Against Colgate Earn Him Player of the Week Honors By Rob Beatson Asst. Sports Editor Published: October 11, 2007 Some teams play their best football when the scoreboard isn’t in their favor. For better or for worse, the Fordham Rams are starting to look like one of ...

Creating New Legacies

May 27, 2011

  By Robert Whitbeck Staff Writer Published: September 27, 2007 A new day is dawning over New York, as both the Yankees and Mets prepare for what they hope will be successful playoff runs.  It is a time of change for both teams, as this may be the last chance at a championship in New York...

FCLC Soccer Loses Game But Picks Up Intensity

May 27, 2011

By  Joe Artise Staff Writer Published: September 27, 2007 The Fordham College at Lincoln Center intramural soccer team suffered their second defeat of the season at Bryant High School in Astoria, Queens, 6-0 to Fresh Meadows FC. Despite perfect weather conditions, a mild temperature, and little...

The Rise of Serious Injuries in Today’s Sports

May 27, 2011

By Brent Nycz Staff Writer Published: September 27, 2007 When Buffalo Bills tight end Kevin Everett stepped on the field for Week 1 of the National Football League season, he understood the possibility that he could be leaving the playing field with an injury. However, he and the fans...

Young Volleyball Team Struggles in Classic

May 27, 2011

Despite Loss, Team Members Set New Highs in Kills and Attempts By Lea M. Anderson Contributing Writer Published: September 27, 2007 The Fordham Rams volleyball team opened the Rose Hill Classic with a four-game loss (1-3) to the Seton Hall Pirates on Sept. 14, dropping them to a recor...

Kicking Off Another Year in the NFL

May 27, 2011

Long Road Ahead for the New York Giants and Jets By Jonathan Haines Contributing Writer Published: September 27, 2007 Much has changed since that rainy night in Miami when quarterback Peyton Manning hoisted the Vince Lombardi trophy high above his head. Super Bowl XLI now sits in our rearview m...

Fordham Takes Liberty Cup

May 27, 2011

Win Against Columbia Evens Cup Series 3-3 By Rob Beatson Assistant Sports Editor Published: September 27, 2007 There is little doubt that inexperience spoiled Fordham’s hopes of attaining a winning record last season. What a difference a year can make. Three games into the 200...

Ghosts of September

May 26, 2011

By ROBERT WHITBECK Staff Writer Published: August 30, 2007 Every sports fan revels in this time of year, a time when football begins and baseball reaches its always-exciting culmination. However, in recent years, fans cannot help but pause to reflect, for a moment in mid-September, on the r...

NBA Referee Scandal Rocks the Sports Community

Referee Tim Donaghy does not back down from Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki and Raja Bell in his quest to make a few dollars on the side. (Louis Deluca/MCT)

May 26, 2011

  By JOE ARTISE Staff Writer Published: August 30, 2007 Tim Donaghy, a National Basketball Association (NBA) referee of 13 years, pleaded guilty in a Brooklyn federal court on Aug. 15 to conspiracy to engage in wire fraud and transmitting wagering information through interstate commerce. He...

Tennis Takes Center Stage in Queens at US Open

May 26, 2011

By Rob Beatson Staff Writer Published: August 30, 2007 The Big Apple will be at the center of the tennis universe beginning Aug. 28, when the 125th US Open tennis tournament commences at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, Queens. The tournament, the last of tennis’ four-event Grand Slam ...

Home Run King or Con?

May 26, 2011

The Sports Community Remains Divided on Whether Barry Bonds Truly Holds the All-time Home Run Record or if it Still Faithfully Belongs to Hank Aaron By ROBERT WHITBECK Staff Writer Published: August 30, 2007 As the towering drive deflected off the façade of the second tier of PET...