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Fordham Shuts Out Yale, Wins Home Opener

Fordham Shuts Out Yale, Wins Home Opener

September 11, 2013


Filed under Soccer, Sports

By MAX PRINZ ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR The Fordham men’s soccer team kicked off its home schedule in a big way with a 2-0 shutout win over the Yale Bulldogs Friday night. Sophomores Ryan Walsh and Ryan Cupolo were the goal scorers for the Rams, and graduate student Alex Naples made nine saves f...

Foreign Tour Takes Women’s Basketball Team Across the World

Foreign Tour Takes Women’s Basketball Team Across the World

September 11, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

By MATT ROSENFELD SPORTS EDITOR For most college basketball teams, the summer months are filled with a few things. There is some vacation time away from school, there are camps to work for children of all ages and there are summer workouts to stay in condition for the upcoming season. Fordha...

Overtime: On Fordham Football

Overtime: On Fordham Football

September 11, 2013


Filed under Overtime, Sports

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR Covering sports for this paper is an exercise in compartmentalization. It requires me to keep the Fordham fan in me separate from the reporter in me. By far the most difficult aspect of this is keeping my emotions in check in the press box. After a big ...

Volleyball Begins Ullery Era with Winning Record

Volleyball Begins Ullery Era with Winning Record

September 11, 2013


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

By TARA SLEDJESKI STAFF WRITER Following a 14-19 2012 campaign, the Fordham women’s volleyball team is ready to hit the court again. With first-year coach Gini Ullery at the helm, the team now has its sights set on being one of the top six teams in the conference and making the Atlantic 10 tournament in November, hosted by Ge...

Senior Profile: Carlton Koonce

September 11, 2013


Filed under Senior Profile, Sports

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR Carlton Koonce emerged as one of the premier running backs in the FCS last season, finishing fourth in rushing yards per game with 145.1. He had two 200-yard games (250 against Columbia and 232 against Colgate). In 2011, as a sophomore, he was used primarily as a slot receiver and led the team in receptions and receiving touchdowns. A co...

Deuce’s Wild

September 11, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Sports

Last year, the Raiders were one of, if not the, least watchable team in football. They had the league’s 26th -ranked offense, thanks to another disappearing act from their oft-injured RB Darren McFadden, and they forked over a first- and second -round pick for Carson Palmer, who didn’t even want to pla...

Kearns’ Kickoff

September 11, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Sports

Each year, millions of football fans eagerly await the opening Sunday of the NFL season. And with an astonishing 10 games decided by seven points or less, this slate of Week one games exceeded our lofty expectations. When games are this close, several plays usually decide the outcomes. Sunday was no ...

NHL Offseason Review

September 11, 2013


Filed under Hockey, Sports

A great deal has happened since the Chicago Blackhawks hoisted the Stanley Cup in the middle of June. There were a few changes regarding conference realignment: the Winnipeg Jets found a new home in the West, the Detroit Red Wings and the Columbus Blue Jackets moved over to the East and the two conferences...

Rams Overpower Wildcats For Historic Win

September 11, 2013


Filed under Football, Sports

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR Entering Saturday night’s game, Fordham had not beaten Villanova since 1920, and the Rams had never won against a team ranked in the top 10. But, Fordham’s strong offense and opportune defense hoisted the Rams over eighth-ranked Villanova, 27-24. Everyone...

An Unpredictable League: NFL Surprises In Store for 2013

September 11, 2013


Filed under Sports

As the NFL season kicks off, football fans are always looking for the unexpected: electric rookie who takes the league by storm, or a talented journeyman who never got his chance to post the monster stats line of which he’s always been capable. Last year, we watched some players and teams break onto...

The Little Team That Could

September 11, 2013


Filed under Sports

Following a downright depressing weekend consisting of one debilitating loss after another, the New York Yankees (somehow) still find themselves in the midst of a tight race for the second wild card spot.  It has been that kind of a year for the Bombers: whenever it seems like their number of injuries...

A Winning Season for the Pirates

September 11, 2013


Filed under Sports

Flashback to October 1992. As a recent post on USA Today’s For the Win blog pointed out, Ross Perot and Bill Clinton were making a final push to defeat incumbent George H.W. Bush. A gallon of gas cost $1.09. The number one song was “End of the Road” by Boyz II Men. The Soviet Republic split less t...

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