The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

ALEXANDER DIMISA, Sports & Health Editor Emeritus

Tennis, which used to be offered at Lincoln Center, is another sport that we no longer have. (AYER CHAN/THE OBSERVER)

Intramurals Grow In Popularity At Lincoln Center

November 19, 2017

Intramural sports are a fun way for those who do not have the time or skill necessary to play club or varsity sports to take part in organized team sports on the college level. They are an exciting way...


Houston Teams Look to Rebuild After Harvey

October 3, 2017

On Aug. 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall between Port Aransas and Port O’Connor, Texas as a Category 4 hurricane. This was the first “major hurricane,” meaning a Category 3 or higher storm, to...

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The release of the 2017-19 mens basketball schedule has the Rams preparing for the upcoming season.

NBC To Air Three Ram Basketball Games

September 24, 2017

Fordham men’s basketball, one of the most popular teams on campus, just received their schedule for the upcoming 2017–18 season. The schedule first became available to the public on Sept. 6, and was...

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Fall Sports Look To Build on Early Success

September 19, 2017

While most of us have been getting readjusted to—or, in the case of freshmen, are just starting to learn about—school life, Fordham student-athletes have been hard at work studying and playing. Many...

Joseph Chartouny (#12) playing on January 31st, 2017 at the Rose Hill Gymnasium. (JILLIAN JAYMES/THE OBSERVER)

Chartouny Declares for NBA Draft

April 15, 2017

Joseph Chartouny, Gabelli School of Business at Rose Hill (GSBRH) ’19, has declared for the 2017 National Basketball Association (NBA) entry draft. Chartouny has decided to not sign with an agent prior...

Patrick Murray, GSBRH 12, continues to use the values he learned at Fordham in his NFL career. (PHOTO COURTESY OF PAT MURRAY/TWITTER)

NFL Kicker Reflects on Fordham Football Career

March 19, 2017
As the National Football League (NFL)’s season came to a close a little less than a month ago, most Fordham students moved on to watching basketball, hockey or waiting for the baseball season to begin. However, for one Fordham alumni the NFL season never stops.
Both of the Fordham basketball teams hope to make the postseason after their recent successes. (JILLIAN JAYMES/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Finds Success During Winter Sports Season

February 8, 2017
As the weather has gotten colder, Fordham’s winter sports have been in full swing.
The Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots look to face off on the gridiron in Super Bowl LI. (PHOTO COURTESY OF TEXAS.713 VIA FLICKR)

Who Will Win Super Bowl 51?

February 5, 2017

MATTHEW MCCARTHY Managing Editor New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick has made a habit of capitalizing on the mistakes opposing teams make. If the Patriots can take advantage of the Atlanta...

The 2016 NFL season has culminated in the Super Bowl matchup between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons. (KEITH ALLISON/FLICKR)

Fordham Students Discuss NFL Playoffs

January 26, 2017
After a tumultuous regular season that saw the National Football League (NFL) face decreasing viewership, poor officiating, suspensions, injuries and other scandals, the 2016 season is nearing its final game.
Many events have unfolded in the 2016 year which have resulted in a decline in NFL viewer ratings. (COURTESY OF KEITH ALLISON VIA FLICKR)

NFL Viewership Continues to Decline

December 10, 2016
Viewership for what some call “America’s game,” is down in double digit percentages since last year, which has caused owners and the league to scramble for explanations.

Rams Crush Crusaders at Yankee Stadium

November 16, 2016
Anderson and Edmonds lead Fordham to fifth consecutive Ram-Crusader Cup victory
Sports leagues prepare for the season by drafting players onto teams. (ALEXANDER DIMISA/THE OBSERVER)

The Popularity of Fantasy Sports Continues to Grow

November 4, 2016
While nearly 75 million people play fantasy football in the United States and Canada this year, according to Forbes, many people do not know very much about industry behind the game.

Fordham Grad Shares Olympic Insights

September 17, 2016
Mannion used his Fordham education to guide his Olympic coverage
 DiMisa took some time to explore popular London destinations amidst the hard work of his internship. (PHOTO BY ALEXANDER DIMISA/THE OBSERVER)

London Calling: A Summer in Parliament

September 16, 2016
On June 23, 2016 the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, and on that day I was in Scotland counting those very votes that would change history.

Kaepernick’s Decision Under Scrutiny

September 16, 2016
Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the National Anthem has sparked a nation-wide debate
Kathyrn Smith (right) pictured with referee Sarah Thomas and Bills owner Kim Pegula before their historic game in August. (COURTESY OF KIM PEGULA/TWITTER)

NFL Welcomes Kathryn Smith, League’s First Female Coach

August 26, 2016
Right now, Kathryn Smith is not a household name, but it should be.
Two-year captain Garrick Mayweather remains hopeful about his chances to join an NFL team. (PHOTO BY ANDREA GARCIA/THE OBSERVER)

Garrick Mayweather: NFL Hopeful, Future Doctor

May 5, 2016
Around this time of year, most students are overwhelmed with their preparation of finals and last minute papers. Now imagine a schedule that also includes preparing for the National Football League (NFL), studying for medical school and several hours of community service a week.
The Washington Redskins have been one of the teams facing scrutiny for their choice of mascot. (PHOTO BY RODGER MALLISON/FORT WORTH STAR TELEGRAM via TNS)

The Controversy Behind Native American Mascots

April 20, 2016
Fordham students weigh in on the use of offensive mascot names.

Which Team Will Win Super Bowl 50?

January 28, 2016
The Broncos will square off against the Panthers on Feb. 7.
Justine Siegal takes a momentous step forward for female coaches in male-dominated sports. (Courtesy of Daigo Fujiwaravia/Via Flickr)

The A’s Hire First Female Coach

October 23, 2015
Justine Siegal made MLB history when she was brought on as an assistant coach for the Oakland A's.
Tom Brady will be on the field this season after his suspension was lifted. (JEFF SINER/CHARLOTTE OBSERVER VIA TNS)

Judge Hands Down Decision in Deflategate Saga

September 8, 2015
Judge Richard M. Berman, a Fordham graduate, lifted Tom Brady's suspension.
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