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Pandemic Passes and COVID Catches: Fordham Sports During the Fall

September 19, 2020

Interim Athletic Director Ed Kull discusses revenue losses from the cancellation of fall sports and considers a way forward for Fordham Athletics.

To train, Pang ran in subzero temperatures above the Arctic Circle.

North Pole Marathon Frozen by Political Conflict

April 30, 2019

Last month, Jonathan Pang, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’19, traveled to the arctic to compete in the North Pole Marathon. Unfortunately, due to political conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the race was cancelled. Pang is excited to return to the race next year.

Brands like Nike, Adidas and Brooks carry many different models of shoes made for all kinds of feet.

The Rundown on Sneakers: Is Your Shoe Right For You?

March 14, 2019

You don’t need to be a professional athlete to wear specialized running shoes. Brands like Nike, Adidas, and Brooks carry many different models of shoes made for all different kinds of feet.

Megan Jonassen, Fordham College at Rose Hill ’22, (right) reaching for a jump ball while playing against University of Texas.
Photo courtesy of Kevin Bires

Women’s Basketball Surprises in Gulf Coast Showcase

December 6, 2018

Going into the tournament, the unranked Fordham women’s basketball team was largely considered an underdog with the likes of #10 Texas, #21 Missouri and perennial powerhouse Duke also entered. A run to the championship was considered a pipe dream, which made Fordham’s victories all the more satisfying as that dream gradually became reality.

Rams Jalen Ollie (center left) and Austin Longi (center right) gave their all against CCSU.

Conn-quered: Rams Lose Fourth Straight Against CCSU

September 26, 2018

“Timmy played tough,” Rams football coach Joe Conlin said of freshman quarterback Tim DeMorat follow...

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Staff Editorial: Sports Go Beyond Rose Hill

November 16, 2017

“Two campuses, but one school.” This is a phrase heard often around Fordham University to emphasize...

Sarah Thomas: Breaking the NFL’s Glass Ceiling

April 29, 2015

By MATTHEW MCCARTHY Sports Co-Editor Published: April 29, 2015 The National Football Leagu...

The Rangers were closer last year, but do they or the Islanders have a better chance of raising the Stanley Cup Championship next year. (Photo Courtesy of Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times via TNS)

Race For The Cup: Rangers Versus Islanders

January 28, 2015

By KATIE KIRTLANDContributing WriterPublished: December 28, 2015 As we hover around the midpoint f...

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Professional Sports Organizations Must Take a Stand Against Homophobia

February 26, 2014

By STEFANIE COCOZZELLI Staff Writer Published: February 26, 2014 Homophobia is a problem that has been plaguing professional sports for years now, and many have wondered who would bre...

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Show Team Support, One Stock at a Time

November 14, 2013

By MARIA FISCHER Opinions Editor Published: November 14, 2013 Whether the spirit of athletics comes in the form of a dedicated player storming the field or a hardco...

FCRH ’15 student and football player Sam Ajala. (Jennifer Khedaroo/The Observer)

Fordham Wide Receiver Samuel Ajala is Making all the Right Plays

October 30, 2013

By JENNIFER KHEDAROO Sports Editor Published: October 30, 2013 With an 8-0 record this season, Fordham’s football team is bound to have their share of br...

Candidate Bill de Blasio with Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito and Council Member Jumaane Williams (photo courtesy of Bill de Blasio via Flickr)

Next NYC Mayor Cannot be a New England Sports Fan

October 29, 2013

By ALISSA FAJEK Staff Writer Published: October 23, 2013 Perhaps what causes the highest levels of conflict and judgmental behavior in America are...