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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

CONRAD ZAJKOWSKI, Sports Editor Emeritus

Many within the sports world believe advertisments on jerseys are “inevitable,” but is America ready for this kind of sponsorship?

Can Jersey Advertisments Thrive in America?

September 25, 2014

According to CBS Sports, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s recent statement that advertisements on jerseys will be “inevitable” has caused controversy due to the league’s formerly staunch stance...

Spain has an opportunity to have the greatest single national team in football history (courtesy Carl Recine/Action Images/Zuma Press via ­­MCT)

Spain’s Quest for History in the World Cup

May 2, 2014

This upcoming World Cup will be sure to guarantee viewers drama that beautiful sport offers every four years, however, an opportunity for history is at hand and it is a dire one. The Spanish National...

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid are one of the teams competing for the 2014 Champions League. (Courtesy of Jan Solo Via Flickr)

Eight Teams Will Battle for One Prestigious Champions League Title

April 6, 2014

With the end of the Champions League quarter-final draw, we are now one step closer to finding out which team will become the champions of Europe. Each of the four upcoming matchups will be a difficult...

Many people believe that Adelina Sotnikova of Russia won the figure skating competition due to corruption. (Courtesy Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune via MCT)

Was There Corruption in the Adelina Sotnikova Figure Skating Win?

March 2, 2014

There is not one event in the Winter Olympics that garners more controversy than women’s figure skating. And this year did not disappoint. With more than two million signatures signed, there is now...

(Courtesy of Mike Siegel/Seattle times via MCT)

You Can’t Win Them All, Just Ask Shaun White

February 13, 2014

Looking to become the first American male to win gold in three consecutive Winter Olympics, Shaun White has failed to reach his goal. White finished in a surprising fourth place in the men’s halfpipe...

Will Anderson Silva overcome a difficult injury? (Tiago Hammil Via Flickr)

The Future of a Legend and His Sport

January 30, 2014

In the blink of an eye, the invincible Anderson “The Spider” Silva went down twice; once due to his own ego and the second time due to sheer bad luck. His leg was gruesomely broken. Within a matter...

Cristiano Ronaldo will try to carry Portugal to the 2014 World Cup.  (Alex Morton/Action Images via MCT)

Ronaldo vs. Ibrahimovic: There Can Only Be One

November 20, 2013

This week two of soccer’s elite players will duke it out in an elimination match to make it to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. It will be Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal against Zlatan Ibrahimovic of...

Players Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have the biggest rivalry in soccer.  (Fanny Schertzer /Wikipedia Commons)

The Great Debate: Who is the Better Player, Ronaldo or Messi?

October 17, 2013

On Oct. 26, one of soccer’s biggest games will be played. Real Madrid and Barcelona will battle for El Clásico, and each team’s star players will be on the field. It is nearly impossible to think...

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