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Rams Go 3-2 to Bring Record to .500

Rams Go 3-2 to Bring Record to .500

April 13, 2016

By Sam Belden  Last Friday, Fordham Baseball traveled to Philadelphia to take on the La Salle Explorers for its second conference series of the year. The Rams dropped the first game but came back strong on Sunday, winning both games of...

The Sacrifice of Safety

The Sacrifice of Safety

April 6, 2016

By Brendan O'Connell On Monday, the Villanova Wildcats won the NCAA Championship and celebrated by cutting down the nets from the hoops, following a long-standing college basketball tradition. At ballparks acros...

Baseball Opens A-10 Play Against Richmond

Baseball Opens A-10 Play Against Richmond

April 6, 2016

By Matthew Michaels Fordham baseball had a busy week as it looked to continue its winning streak, get to a .500 record and start conference play. The Rams played well and finished the week with a 14-14 record on the season and a 2-1 mark a...

Comcast Says No to YES

Comcast Says No to YES

April 5, 2016

By Stephen Fragano Since November 18 of last year, the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network (YES Network) has been unavailable to customers of the cable TV provider Comcast. According to David Lieber...

MLB Hits Home Run With Cuba Exhibition

MLB Hits Home Run With Cuba Exhibition

March 30, 2016

By Matthew Michaels If the entire Obama family is at an event, it is obviously a momentous occasion. Thus, the baseball game that the First Family attended on March 22 was more than a mere exhibition...

Adam LaRoche: Fair or Foul?

Adam LaRoche: Fair or Foul?

March 30, 2016

By Peter Valentino With Opening Day looming, the retirement controversy of Chicago White Sox first baseman Adam LaRoche has not only dominated baseball headlines, but has also changed one team from ba...

Baseball Goes 3-2 On Spring Break

Baseball Goes 3-2 On Spring Break

March 30, 2016

By Sam Belden  While most Fordham students spent their spring break relaxing and recharging for the rest of the semester, the baseball team stayed busy. Over the last week, the Rams played a five-game slate and logged three wins, improving their re...

Spit Take: The Ban of Chewing Tobacco

Spit Take: The Ban of Chewing Tobacco

March 30, 2016

By Brendan O'Connell  On March 22, legislation to ban the use of smokeless tobacco products at all professional sporting venues, including baseball stadiums, was passed by the New York City Council. The vote comes a...

Yoenis Cespedes Lets Loose During Spring Training

Yoenis Cespedes Lets Loose During Spring Training

March 18, 2016

By Brendan O'Connell After re-signing with the New York Mets in late January to the tune of up to three years and about $75 million, Yoenis Cespedes has come into Spring Training raring to go. The defen...

Baseball Goes 2-2 Over Opening Home Stand

March 18, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

By Sam Belden It was a busy weekend for Fordham Baseball. The team played the final three games of its opening homestand, dropping the first two but emerging victorious on Sunday, March 13 against Stony Brook. Then, on Tuesday, the Rams traveled to Connecticut for a game against Sacred Heart and lost 2-1. Fordham faced off against the Villanova Wildcats in Friday’s game. A first inning home run from leftfielder Ryan Mc...

With Chapman, MLB Sets Precedent

With Chapman, MLB Sets Precedent

March 9, 2016

By Jack McLoone  While the NFL has been the organization taking most of the hits in terms of domestic violence in sports, the focus has recently shifted to MLB, specifically the case of Aroldis Chapman, a rel...

Making Sense of the NL West

Making Sense of the NL West

March 9, 2016

By Peter Valentino  The first line in the theme song to “Full House,” set in San Francisco, California, is “Whatever happened to predictability?” Well, predictability seems to have found its way to the...

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