The Observer

The Rise of Serious Injuries in Today’s Sports

By BRENT NYCZ May 27, 2011

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...

Young Volleyball Team Struggles in Classic

By LEA M. ANDERSON May 27, 2011

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 record of...

Kicking Off Another Year in the NFL


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...

Fordham Takes Liberty Cup

By ROBERT BEATSON May 27, 2011

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...

Ghosts of September

By ROB WHITBECK May 26, 2011

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...

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)

NBA Referee Scandal Rocks the Sports Community

By JOE ARTISE May 26, 2011

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...

Tennis Takes Center Stage in Queens at US Open

By ROBERT BEATSON May 26, 2011

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...

Home Run King or Con?

By ROB WHITBECK May 26, 2011

Published: August 30, 2007 As the towering drive deflected off the façade of the second tier of PETCO Park, the San Diego Padres home stadium, Barry Bonds rounded the bases amid an ambivalent...

Who Will Win The Superbowl??

By MAX WOLLNER May 24, 2011

Max Wollner asks Fordham students about their thoughts on the Superbowl.

Transfer Quarterback Blake Wayne Hopes to Lead Rams to Sucessful 2010 Season

By TARA AQUINO May 24, 2011

As the sun wanes on Jack Coffey Field, the Fordham Rams are locked in a tight battle against Rhode Island University. The fate of the game lies in the hands of their new starting quarterback, sophomore-recruit...

Rams Halt Late Charge from Rhode Island to Win Home Opener

By DARRYL YU May 24, 2011

Excitement filled the air on Jack Coffey Field on Sept. 11, as the Fordham Rams came back from behind to notch their first victory of the season with a 27-25 win over Rhode Island University. Losing their...