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

ROB WHITBECK, Staff Writer

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Even After Earning His Dream Job with the Yankees, Michael Kay Remains a Ram at Heart

June 22, 2011

Published: April 30, 2009 To baseball fans, Michael Kay is the voice of the New York Yankees on the YES Network.  Behind his public persona, however, Kay is first and foremost a proud Fordham...

A Personal Goal Met With 39,000 Others

June 16, 2011

Published: November 13, 2008 On Nov. 2, the artificial canyons of New York City were once again filled with thousands of runners as they competed in the New York City Marathon. As one of the...

Baseball Great Went from Rose Hill to Cooperstown

June 12, 2011

Published: February 26, 2009 Frankie Frisch, known as the “Fordham Flash,” is perhaps the most prolific product of Fordham University athletics. His career in baseball spanned from the Fordham...

Hot Stove Report: The 2008-2009 Free Agent Market

June 6, 2011

Published: January 29, 2009 After being forced to face the disappointment of closing their respective stadiums for the final time last season without playoff appearances, the Yankees and Mets are...

Speed is Name of the Game for Rams Kick Returner

June 5, 2011

Published: October 30, 2008 Football is a game in which one play can be the difference between a win and a loss, making players like Fordham’s Kennith Thompson so crucial to a team’s success....

Improving FCLC Soccer Falls in Close Game

June 4, 2011

Published: October 16, 2008 The FCLC Soccer team was unable to capitalize on their back-to-back wins in the previous weeks, as they fell in a close 2-1 match on Oct. 5 against Kerkyra 2007, who are...

Two New York Teams Say Goodbye to Their Fields

June 3, 2011

Published: October 2, 2008 On Sept. 21, the immortal anthem “New York, New York” rang through Yankee Stadium, known as the “House That Ruth Built,” for the final time. On Sept. 28, just...

Fordham Baseball Snaps Two Game Losing Streak with Big Wins

June 3, 2011

Published: May 1, 2008 The Fordham Rams unloaded offensively this week against Iona  College and the New York Institute of Technology  on April 22 and April 23, scoring 23 runs in two games to pick...

Fordham Baseball Hall of Famer Dies in Crane Collapse

June 3, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 On March 15, a large crane that had been attached to the side of a building over 40 stories high on 51st Street and Second Avenue collapsed, destroying two other buildings...

Baseball Takes First Atlantic 10 Victory After Tough Losses

June 2, 2011

Published: April 3, 2008 The Fordham University Rams opened up a three-game series against Atlantic 10 rival St. Bonaventure University on March 20, looking for their first conference victory of the...

Binns Finds Family in Fordham Rams

June 1, 2011

Published: Febrary 14, 2008 For the past four years, Michael Binns, FCRH ’08, has been a member of the Fordham University men’s basketball team. In his time with the Rams, he has fostered a...

The Observer’s Sports Writers Weigh In on the City’s Best Bars and Restaurants for the Big Game

June 1, 2011

ESPN Zone 1472 Broadway At 42 st. ESPN Zone, with three floors of sports entertainment, is every fan’s dream. The first floor offers restaurant seating from which you can always see a massive television...

The Bronx is Rebuilding

May 30, 2011

Published: November 15, 2007 Next season looks to be a turning point for the New York Yankees. With a new manager in place and the addition of new players looking probable, the Yankees will...

New York Takes to the Pavement

May 29, 2011

Published: November 8, 2007 The 2007 ING New York City Marathon, held on Nov. 4, featured a record-setting 39,085 entrants running 26.2 miles through all five boroughs. Martin Lel of Kenya finished...

Creating New Legacies

May 26, 2011

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...

Ghosts of September

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...

Home Run King or Con?

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...

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