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Club and Intramural Sports Canceled for Fall Semester Amid Health Concerns

October 17, 2020

The sheer size of the club sports and intramural programs is one contributing factor, as many athletes would have to get regularly tested.

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Fordham to Host Iona Gaels in Home Opener

October 16, 2020

On Nov. 25, the Rams will face Rick Pitino’s Iona College Gaels in the Rose Hill Gymnasium for the first time since 2006, reviving an old rivalry to celebrate a tepid step toward normalcy.

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A10 Basketball Set to Return to the Bronx

October 3, 2020

On Sept. 16, the NCAA Division I Council voted to hold the 2020-21 college basketball season. It will officially start on Nov. 25.

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Le Tour de France’s Youngest Racers Are Like Us, but Superhuman

September 28, 2020

On Sunday, Sept. 20, Le Tour de France Tadej Pogačar won the event. At 22, he is the youngest rider to win the Tour since 1904.

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Pandemic Passes and COVID Catches: Fordham Sports During the Fall

September 19, 2020

Interim Athletic Director Ed Kull discusses revenue losses from the cancellation of fall sports and considers a way forward for Fordham Athletics.

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Jaden Vazquez: Fordham Linebacker Seeks LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in Athletics

September 17, 2020

Fordham Linebacker Jaden Vazquez, who identifies as bisexual, is striving for LGBTQ+ inclusivity in athletics with student-athlete run organization Fordham Connect.

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The World of eSports Arrives at Fordham

September 16, 2020

Fordham Athletics recently designated eSports as an intramural sport; however, a lack of student interest has been keeping the gaming pool small.

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The 1942 Sugar Bowl and the Tragedy of Fordham Football

August 19, 2020

The lowest possible scoring combination in American football isn’t usually grounds for classification as “the outstanding triumph of Fordham athletic history,” in the words of one Fordham Ram reporter. But it was.

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Making It or Breaking It? Baseball Players Reflect on Future Plans

July 29, 2020

Shortstop Jake MacKenzie and starting pitcher John Stankiewicz signed MLB contracts last month.

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BREAKING: Atlantic 10 League Suspends Fall Season

July 17, 2020

The A10 plans to reschedule all fall competitive events for spring 2021; exact dates have yet to be announced.

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Football Season Suspended for the Fall

July 15, 2020

The fall season for the Fordham football team has been postponed indefinitely, bringing the Rams’ seasonal aspirations to a halt.

Commitments of Fordham Athletics

Student-Athletes Say Words Against Racism Aren’t Enough from Athletics Department

July 8, 2020

Fordham Athletics announced their plan to address racism in the program. In response, students are advocating for action to uphold the promises made.