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LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony standing united before speaking their peace at the 2016 ESPY Awards. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Speak up and Dribble

June 2, 2020

At some point last week, we all became witnesses to George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis after Darnella Frazier’s video went viral on social media. We witnessed George Floyd’s final cries for help as he called out for his mother and repeatedly yelled, “I can't breath.” We witnessed him gasp h...

Michael Jordan's shot at the end of Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals (above) clinched the Bulls' sixth championship. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Last Dance Diaries: Let It Be

May 19, 2020

“Michael’s a mystic. He was never anywhere else.” — Mark Vancil, Author, “Rare Air” These reviews, after each week’s episodes of ESPN’s “The Last Dance,” have focused heavily — ...

Michael Jordan has a laugh at comments made by Gary Payton in

Last Dance Diaries: “Nice Game, Mike”

May 12, 2020

Sunday night’s episodes of “The Last Dance” are the most emotional of the series. The first 15 minutes of episode seven delve into the sudden passing of Jordan’s father — gunned down on the s...

The late John Michael Wozniak, a security guard at the United Center, won this week's edition of

Last Dance Diaries: To Be Like Mike

May 5, 2020

“A lot of people say they’d like to be Michael Jordan for a day or for a week, but let them try to be Michael Jordan for a year and see if they like it.” — Michael Jordan Michael Jordan is one of...

Michael Jordan (above) watches video of Isiah Thomas. This became the leading meme from Sunday night's episodes of

Last Dance Diaries: DNP (Vegas)

April 28, 2020

“The Last Dance” is only tangentially about the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls. Sure, that season is the subject of ESPN’s documentary, which aired episodes three and four on Sunday night. All of the docume...

VCU erased a 17-point deficit to stun Fordham in the A-10 semifinals. (Courtesy of Atlantic 10 Conference)

Women’s Basketball Surrenders 17-Point Second Half Lead in Atlantic 10 Semifinal Loss to VCU

March 8, 2020

Fordham Women’s Basketball has prided itself on execution and limited mistakes over the past few years. Fordham is first in the Atlantic 10 in turnovers per game and second in the conference in turnover m...

Bre Cavanaugh became Fordham's first conference player of the year on Thursday. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Women’s Basketball’s Bre Cavanaugh Wins Atlantic 10 Player of the Year

March 5, 2020

On Thursday, the Atlantic 10 confirmed what everyone already knew: that Fordham junior guard Bre Cavanaugh was its best player.  Cavanaugh has been named A-10 Player of the Year for the 2019-20 season after sh...

Led by Cavanaugh, the Rams charge into the A-10 Quarterfinals in Dayton against Duquesne. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Women’s Basketball Wins First-Round Game Against St. Joe’s

March 4, 2020

Fordham Women’s Basketball entered the Atlantic 10 Tournament on a quest to win its second-straight conference title. So far, that journey is off to an excellent start. Fordham defeated Saint Joseph’s...

With a loss this past weekend, Men’s Basketball fell to the bottom of the conference. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Men’s Basketball Falls to Last Place in A-10

March 4, 2020

With the University of Dayton having clinched the Atlantic 10 conference regular-season title last Friday, one question remained over the weekend: who would finish in last place?

Kendell Heremaia (above) had 17 points and seven rebounds in Fordham's win over Dayton last Saturday.

Women’s Basketball Drops Two of Three

February 27, 2020

Most teams in the Atlantic 10 — at least in women’s basketball — have a legitimate chance to win the conference this year. While Dayton has been the best team this season, the Flyers have played ...

The lives of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were celebrated at a public memorial in Los Angeles on Monday. (Courtesy of Flickr)

2/24: What the World Should Remember About Kobe Bryant

February 25, 2020

February 24.  This date may be just another 24-hour cycle in the 365-day trip around the sun or another block on the yearly calendar for many. However, for the sports world, it will signify so much more ...

The Rams fought but ultimately lost the season series to the Dukes. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Men’s Basketball Drops Sixth Straight After Loss to Duquesne

February 19, 2020

After an overtime loss earlier this year, Fordham would fight hard but fall to Duquesne once again, now with six straight losses and a 1-11 conference record.

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