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photo of sailboat on the water with two members of the intramural sailing team in it

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.

gaels player and rams player at the basketball net

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.

fordham basketball player making a layup on a basketball court

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.

Coddington met Kobe Bryant as a senior in college while interning for the Los Angeles Lakers. The immediate connection they had shaped the course of her career.

From Fan to Personal Manager: Catherine Coddington Remembers Kobe Bryant

April 1, 2020

Catherine Coddington who began her college career at Fordham tells us how she became Kobe’s personal communications manager at just 25 years old. Coddington reflects on her days at Fordham and working for Kobe and tells us how these pivotal times in her life impact her to this day.

Joel Soriano, FCRH '23, looks to score against an elite Dayton defense.

Fordham Fights in Vain in Loss to No. 7 Dayton, 70-56

February 5, 2020

In their game against the nationally ranked Dayton Flyers, men’s basketball was routed, 70-56. However, in a game they were supposed to lose, the Rams showed flashes of efficient play, giving small hope to an already doomed season.

Men's basketball's struggles reached new depths in their game against Saint Louis University.

Men’s Basketball Makes History in 55-39 Loss to Saint Louis

January 27, 2020

Against Saint Louis Sunday, Fordham men’s basketball did something they hadn’t done in more than a decade. The team only managed to score 39 points in their loss to the Billikens, the third time since 2000 they haven’t reached 40 points and the first time since 2004.

The new documentary shows the failure of Lopez's basketball career, but also the positive impact he had on New York's Dominican community.

Failure? Depends on Whom You Ask

June 8, 2019

Tribeca Film Festival recently premiered a documentary about basketball player Felipe Lopez.

Following a 62-47 victory over Virginia Commonwealth, women's basketball celebrates their Atlantic 10 Championship and automatic NCAA Tournament berth. Photo Courtesy of Austin Moriasy.

Not a King’s Court

March 31, 2019

Patrick Moquin, assistant sports and health editor, looks back on women’s basketball’s incredible season and highlights their unappreciated talent.

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

NBC To Air Three Ram Basketball Games

September 24, 2017

Alexander DiMisa Sports and Health Editor Fordham men’s basketball, one of the most popular tea...

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

By Alexander DiMisa Asst. Sports & Health Editor Joseph Chartouny, Gabelli School of Business ...

Fordham may soon join the ranks of teams playing in March Madness. (MARTIN NUNEZ-BONILLA/ THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Basketball Is Establishing A Winning Tradition

April 5, 2016

By MATTHEW MCCARTHY Sports Editor The 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball tournament was fille...

The Fordham Men’s Basketball team is looking to finish the season on a positive note. (ANDREA GARCIA/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Basketball Begins February with Mixed Results

February 11, 2016

By MOHDSHOBAIR HUSSAINI Asst. Sports Editor The month of January is behind us. That means that midterms are ...