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QPR: Could They Survive?

March 20, 2013


Filed under Soccer, Sports

About two to three weeks ago almost anybody would have told you that Queens Park Rangers were going to get relegated. They had only two wins, 11 draws and 14 losses. They had an incredible wage bill, filled by players who were happy just to pick up a check, and were not concerned about the relegation...

NHL Realignment Winners and Losers

March 20, 2013


Filed under Hockey, Sports

The National Hockey League is going to look much different next year. On Thursday, March 14, the board of governors approved the realignment plan that was approved by the NHL Players Association last week.  The proposed, and now approved, realignment creates two divisions per conference (as opposed...

Heat Streaking, Knicks Struggling

March 20, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

As usual, there are three newsworthy teams this week in the NBA: the Heat, the Knicks, and the Lakers, one of which is for all good news, one all bad news, and one a mix of dazzling and crushing news. In case nobody noticed, the Miami Heat have been on a little bit of a hot-streak for the past few weeks....

Celebrate the Madness of March

March 20, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

For basketball fans, casual viewers and gamblers alike, March Madness is a special time of the year. Even though St. Patrick’s Weekend just ended, the real madness begins tomorrow, with 32 games in 36 hours. Millions of Americans get involved in the fervor by filling out a bracket, and some workers...

Women’s Basketball Falls Painfully Short in Atlantic 10 Championship

Women’s Basketball Falls Painfully Short in Atlantic 10 Championship

March 16, 2013


Filed under Sports

By MATT ROSENFELD SPORTS EDITOR The Fordham Women’s basketball team fell to St. Joseph’s 47-46 in the Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Fordham got off to a very promising start, opening up the game on a 12-0 run, not allowing the Hawks to score unti...

Women Third, Men Fifth at A-10 Swimming Championships

Women Third, Men Fifth at A-10 Swimming Championships

March 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

By NICK CILIBERTO STAFF WRITER In Geneva, Ohio this past week at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships, Fordham men’s swimming placed fifth out of seven teams, while the women’s side finished third out of 11 teams. Senior Brienne Ryan led the charge in her final race, winning gold in the ...

Women’s Tennis Starts Season 2-4

Women’s Tennis Starts Season 2-4

March 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Tennis

By TARA SLEDJESKI STAFF WRITER The Fordham women’s tennis team’s spring season is underway. The Rams got off to a 2-4 start this spring with matches against NJIT, St. John’s, Dartmouth, Albany, UMass and Saint Joseph’s. Their wins so far have come against Albany and St. Joseph’s. The R...

Fordham Baseball has Strong Start in the Bronx

Fordham Baseball has Strong Start in the Bronx

March 6, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Sports

By DOMINIC KEARNS STAFF WRITER While local temperatures still hover in the 40s, the Fordham baseball team has sprung into action with a strong 5-3 record. After losing its first two games against the Michigan Wolverines, the Rams amassed a five-game winning streak that finally ended on Sunday, Ma...

Fordham Men’s Disappointing Season Nearly Over

Fordham Men’s Disappointing Season Nearly Over

March 6, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Rams Fall to 6-23; Pecora Still Optimistic About Future Despite Current Struggles By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR The Fordham men’s basketball team set out this season with one goal: to be in Brooklyn, NY on March 14 for the Atlantic 10 tournament.  Blowout losses to Richmond and Saint Joseph’s...

Softball Trying to Get Back on Top of Atlantic 10

Softball Trying to Get Back on Top of Atlantic 10

March 6, 2013


Filed under Softball, Sports

By MATT ROSENFELD SPORTS EDITOR For the past few years, the Fordham softball team has been one of the few bright spots in what has been a very bleak sports scene here at Rose Hill. In 2011, they won the Atlantic 10 and earned a berth into the NCAA Tournament. Last year, right here at Bahoshy Fiel...

Track and Field Continuing Momentum Gained in Winter

Track and Field Continuing Momentum Gained in Winter

March 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

By RYAN SCANLON STAFF WRITER After a season of long compression tights and shin splints, the Fordham men’s and women’s track and field teams are looking forward to an outdoor season of warm climate and all-around success. The hard-fought winter season showed great promise for both senior ath...

Overtime: On The Yankees

Overtime: On The Yankees

March 6, 2013


Filed under Overtime, Sports

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR The Yankees might suck this year, and I couldn’t be more excited. During the blizzard a few weeks ago, I spent much of my day off playing MLB 2K11 on my Xbox. There was a foot of snow outside, but all I could think of was baseball. I probably look forward to the start of baseba...

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