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Football Allows Huge Fourth Quarter in Holy Cross Loss

Football Allows Huge Fourth Quarter in Holy Cross Loss

Dylan Balsamo, Assistant Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

This past Saturday, Fordham welcomed current and former members of the university to celebrate its annual Homecoming. The day was so blisteringly cold that this reporter is still recovering from dried out knuckles and ridiculously chapped lips. However, the main event of the day, held on Jack Coffey...

Squash Splits Local Weekend

Jimmy Sullivan, Fordham Squash

November 20, 2019

Fordham Squash has gotten off to an excellent start in the 2019–20 season, winning seven of its first nine matches. The Rams came into this year with high expectations, having won last year’s Chaffee Cup at the Collegiate Squash Association Championship. This year’s team, heading into this weekend,...

John Tavares Returns to Long Island: Part III

John Tavares Returns to Long Island: Part III

Chris Hennessy, Contributing Writer

November 20, 2019

John Tavares stepping onto the Nassau Coliseum ice will never be just another game. That more than anything was proven on Wednesday night, when JT and the Maple Leafs came to the Island for the third time in the 18 months since he left the Islanders.   Last year, the Islanders took the season ser...

Kutch Advances to NCAA Cross Country Championship

Kutch Advances to NCAA Cross Country Championship

Jimmy Sullivan, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Not many things can stop Fordham senior and cross country superstar Ryan Kutch. Evidently, not even a foot of snow can do so, either. Last Friday’s NCAA Northeast Regional Championship was scheduled to be held at the Audubon Golf Course. However, Mother Nature had other ideas, dumping nearly a foot...

Volleyball Falls Just Short of A-10 Playoffs

Volleyball Falls Just Short of A-10 Playoffs

Gigi Speer, Contributing Writer

November 20, 2019

The Fordham Rams ended their 2019–2020 season on an emphatic note, winning their last three games, each in five sets. This ending is symbolic of their passion throughout their 12–14 season, which was filled with career-bests, five-set victories and energetic comebacks. The Rams defeated #4...

News & Notes

News & Notes

Dylan Balsamo, Assistant Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Murray and Lin Both Honored Two Fordham freshmen members of the swimming & diving teams, the men’s Ethan Murray and the women’s Alison Lin, were named the Atlantic 10 conference’s Men’s and Women’s respective Rookie of the Week awards, the league announced on Monday. While it is Lin’s...

Overtime: The Curious Case of Kaepernick’s Tryout

Overtime: The Curious Case of Kaepernick’s Tryout

Andrew Posadas, Assistant Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

In its first real efforts to help former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick get back into the league, the National Football League arranged a private tryout for Kaepernick to be held in Atlanta over the weekend. However, it felt as if the NFL was throwing Kaepernick the proverbial bone...

Penalty Kicks Decide A-10 Semifinal Between Fordham and URI

Andrew Posadas, Assistant Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Despite being the lowest seed remaining in the Atlantic 10 Championship, the fifth-seeded Fordham Men’s Soccer team enjoyed one distinct advantage going into Friday’s matchup against the top-seeded University of Rhode Island. This year, the A-10 Championship was being hosted by Fordham at Jack Coffey...

Scores & Stats

Scores & Stats

Dylan Balsamo, Assistant Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Football Holy Cross 49 Fordham 27 (FOR) DeMorat: 346 YDS, 3 TD, 2 INT Women’s Basketball Villanova 73 Fordham 66 (FOR) Cavanaugh: 23 PTS, 7 FG, 2 3PT Men’s Basketball Marist 41 Fordham 58 (FOR) Ohams: 13 PTS, 6 FG Women’s Swimming & Diving Fordham 175 Fairfield 67 (FOR)...

Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Both Have Strong Weekends

Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Both Have Strong Weekends

Jack Roche, Contributing Writer

November 20, 2019

For the first time since the opening meet of the season, both the men’s and women’s swim and dive had a spotless record, as they traveled north to Fairfield on Wednesday. The men picked up their first victory since Oct. 18, with a 162–75 win. The women maintained their pristine season, capturing...

Men’s Basketball Improves to 3-0 After Locking Down Marist

Men’s Basketball Improves to 3-0 After Locking Down Marist

Andrew Posadas, Assistant Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Head coach Jeff Neubauer admitted that he doesn’t usually “break a season down into segments” when talking post-game after Friday’s 58–41 win over Marist College. But considering that the team’s first three games this season have been at home and against similar opponents, Neubauer wanted...

The Art of Sports Fandom

The Art of Sports Fandom

Alex Wolz, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

“My team is the best.” “We killed it in the draft.” “You’ll see us in the playoffs.” Sports fans say things like this almost every day, reveling in their team’s success and berating its failures, identifying as part of the teams themselves. This sense of inclusivity is not exclusive to...

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