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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...

Many athletes, including superstar baseball player Mike Trout, are skeptical about Dr. Fauci's plan for sports leagues to resume play again this summer. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Is Sooner Really Better Than Later?

April 16, 2020

For more than a month now, avid sports fans have been left to ponder and speculate when sports will ultimately resume again. However, according to the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, we could...

After 20 years with the Patriots, Brady hopes to find similar success in Tampa Bay. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Old G.O.A.T Looking for Greener Pasture

March 25, 2020

For two decades, Tom Brady has firmly cemented himself as the greatest National Football League (NFL) quarterback of all time with six Super Bowl championships and three Most Valuable Player awards under...

Beyond the Scoreboard: Celebrating Black History in Fordham Athletics

March 4, 2020

Kenneth Charles was not only one of men's basketball's most prolific talents ever, but he continues to give back to the city that has meant so much to him today.

UEFA’s severe punishment for Manchester City set a precedent that the MLB should follow with the Astros. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Take Some Notes, Major League Baseball

February 19, 2020

After UEFA dealt a significant two-year ban to Manchester City, the MLB should consider a punishment of a similar magnitude, perhaps even greater, for the sign-stealing Astros.

The Saints deserve to be put under the microscope for their behavior. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Saints Play Ball with Catholic Church

February 12, 2020

Amid controversy in the Archdiocese, Saints owner Gayle Benson has remained confident in her support of the Catholic Church, but recent allegations do not indicate such, and regardless of the number of victims, a deep investigation is a necessity.

Beyond The Scoreboard: The Curious Case of Antonio Brown

Beyond The Scoreboard: The Curious Case of Antonio Brown

February 5, 2020

Since his release from the Steelers, Antonio Brown's actions have been hard to understand, and whether or not CTE is to blame, his latest jump into the boxing ring adds another to the list.

Eric Bienemy’s resume is unquestioned, but head coaching is yet to come. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Rooney Rule Requires Attention

January 22, 2020

While his colleagues have ascended to head coaching, Eric Bienemy is one of many black coaches yet to do so, despite his resume being far superior to others.

Beyond the Scoreboard: Ice Cracks on NHL Coach

Beyond the Scoreboard: Ice Cracks on NHL Coach

December 4, 2019

Editor’s Note: This article contains language that could be offensive or disturbing to some readers. Former Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters sent a letter of resignation this past Friday when...

Colin Kaepernick participated in a workout last weekend, demonstrating his abilities. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: The Curious Case of Kaepernick’s Tryout

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...

Beyond the Scoreboard: Signs of the Apocalypse

Beyond the Scoreboard: Signs of the Apocalypse

November 20, 2019

Folks, the Houston Astros are back in the public eye again. An investigation by The Athletic has found Houston guilty of stealing signs, a baseball practice as old as peanuts and crackerjack. According...

Beyond the Scoreboard: Old Town Sport

Beyond the Scoreboard: Old Town Sport

November 13, 2019

It is safe to say that sports fans, whether causal or lifelong, find themselves momentarily gravitating toward horseracing during its most popular time of the season when owners, trainers and jockeys look...

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