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Should Student-Athletes Be Paid?

September 19, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Sports

As college sports continue to gain popularity, there is no doubt that the marketability of student-athletes has increased. With this increase in marketability, a request has been growing louder and louder in the past five years for the NCAA to start paying their student-athletes. This has created much...

NHL Shakeup

September 19, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Sports

The NHL is returning very soon, but it is going to have a much different look than it did in previous years. Starting this year, the NHL is eliminating its old division system and implementing a new one. Rather than having three divisions in each conference like before, there are now only two division...

Playing In the Shadow of “Puig-Mania”

September 19, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Sports

This past spring, baseball fans around the country were infatuated with “Puig-Mania.”  As soon as he was brought up to the majors, Yasiel Puig made a sudden impact on the dead-in-the-water Dodgers.  Los Angeles, the team that had been declared “World Series bound or Bust” following a busy offse...

AL Wild Card Race

September 19, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Sports

Rangers, Rays, Indians, Yankees, Orioles, Royals: six teams, separated by 3.5 games, all desperately fighting for their playoff lives.  Every game is life or death.  In just two weeks, four of these teams will be sitting on the proverbial couch, viewers of October baseball instead of participants.  Such is li...

Fordham Overpowers Temple, Defeating Major Opponent for First Time Since 1954

Fordham Overpowers Temple, Defeating Major Opponent for First Time Since 1954

September 14, 2013


Filed under Football

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR In the long history of Fordham football, there may not be a win more unlikely than the one the Rams came away with in Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, as Fordham outlasted Temple, 30-29. Temple, an FBS program that plays in the American Athletic Conference...

Nebrich Leads Fordham to Upset of FCS No. 8/11 Villanova

Nebrich Leads Fordham to Upset of FCS No. 8/11 Villanova

September 11, 2013


Filed under Football, Sports

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 was well aware of the magnitude of the game. “We talked about this being ...

Golf Ties for Ninth at Colgate Invitational

September 11, 2013


Filed under Golf, Sports

By DREW CASEY CONTRIBUTING WRITER The PGA Tour golf season may be winding down, but the Fordham golf season is just beginning. The team kicked off its fall campaign this past weekend at Seven Oaks Golf Club in Hamilton, N.Y. as part of the Colgate Fall Invitational. After a rocky start that left the...

Women’s Soccer Has Sluggish Start to Season

Women’s Soccer Has Sluggish Start to Season

September 11, 2013


Filed under Soccer, Sports

By JAKE GROGAN STAFF WRITER Fordham women’s soccer head coach Ness Selmani entered his 18th season at the helm in August, coming off a year in which his Rams had their hopes for a playoff bid ended by Saint Joseph’s last October. Selmani’s record has been as consistent as his tenure at For...

Water Polo Starts Hot at Navy Invitational

Water Polo Starts Hot at Navy Invitational

September 11, 2013


Filed under Sports, Water Polo

By BETSY BOEHLER CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Fordham men’s water polo team kicked off its season with a fantastic start this fall, finishing the Navy Invitational in Annapolis, Md. with a 3-1 record. The team had a strong start to the weekend with back to back wins on Saturday, beating Salem Internatio...

Women Win Cross Country ‘Fiasco’

September 11, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Men Take Third at Van Cortlandt Park By BRYAN KIEL CONTRIBUTING WRITER Fordham men’s cross country season started with a bang at Van Cortlandt Park, where nine teams competed at the Fordham Fiasco Invitational.  Placing third in team scoring, the Rams had five top-25 finishers, with sophomore Jonath...

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...

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