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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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The Best Football Isn’t American

July 31, 2020

I’m going to try to convince the American sports fan to give the most popular sport on the planet a chance.

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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.

Goalkeeper Konstantin Weis, GGSB ’20, saved a penalty to keep the Rams in the quarterfinal match against SLU.

Men’s Soccer Season Cut Short at Semifinals

December 4, 2019

The men’s soccer team’s relatively successful season ended on Friday, Nov. 15 in a match against URI. The Rams lost the conference semifinals game in the longest penalty shootout on record in the A10 conference. Staff Writer Dierdre Reed takes a look back at the team’s season that lead up to the crushing defeat.

After practicing all summer Fordham’s football team hopes to continue its recent run of success. (PHOTO BY: ANDREA GARCIA/THE OBSERVER)

Looking Forward To Fordham Fall Sports

August 26, 2016

By MOHDSHOBAIR HUSSAINI Sports Editor While the fall 2016 semester is right around the corner, ...

The Ram’s soccer team practices in preparation for the Atlantic-10 Tournament (PAOLA JOAQUIN ROSSO/THE OBSERVER).

Fordham Men’s Soccer Finishes Roller Coaster Season

November 21, 2015

By MOHDSHOBAIR HUSSAINI Staff Writer Vince Lombardi, a Fordham alumnus and sports legend, once said, “The ...

Life After Henry – His Legacy and Future

December 22, 2014

By GIANELLA DI LORENZOStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 It wasn’t the ideal way to go out, but it was quite the player. After an away loss to the New England Revolution in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Championship play-offs, New York Red Bulls captain and former France international player Thierry He...

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

By CONRAD ZAJKOWSKI Sports Co-Editor Published: May 1, 2014 This upcoming World Cup will be sure to guarantee viewers drama that beautiful sport offers...

Spain, Germany, Brazil and Argentina are some favorites to win this year’s FIFA World Cup.  (Courtesy coca cola south africa via flickr)

FIFA World Cup 2014: The Big Four

May 2, 2014

By GIANELLA DI LORENZO Staff Writer Published: May 1, 2014 With just over one month left before the world’s largest sporting event kicks off, soc...

Cristiano Ronald's goal count has proven successful for Real Madrid this year. But will it be enough? (Courtesy of Alex Morton/Action Images/ via MCT)

Champions League Semifinals Now Underway

April 29, 2014

BY GIANELLA DI LORENZO Staff Writer Published: April 29, 2014 Four of Europe’s top clubs remain in the prestigious Champions League, with Atletico Madrid facing Chelsea and Re...

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

By CONRAD ZAJKOWSKI Contributing Writer Published: October 16, 2013 On Oct. 26, one of soccer’s biggest games will be played. Real Madrid and Barcel...

Soccer Steadily Gaining Popularity in United States

September 9, 2013

By GIANELLA DI LORENZO Contributing Writer Published: September 9, 2013 With Major League Soccer...