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Senior Profile: Mike Mauri

Senior Profile: Mike Mauri

April 17, 2013


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By DOMINIC KEARNS STAFF WRITER Mike Mauri is a senior from Massapequa, N.Y. He plays first base, and led the team in batting average last season at a .325 clip. On Tuesday, April 9, he drove in a career high five runs in Fordham’s victory over Rutgers. Mauri will complete his finance major this sp...

Matt’s Minute

April 17, 2013


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By MATT McCORMACK STAFF WRITER Hockey is admittedly not my area of expertise when it comes to sports.  In fact, even though hockey is one of the four major sports in America, I find myself ignoring it most of the time.  This is partly (or probably solely) due to the fact that I was unfortunate enough...

Smith Says

April 17, 2013


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By ALEX SMITH STAFF WRITER The baseball season is still very young. At this point, win/loss records mean almost nothing. There have been less than 15 games played by each team, so there’s no reason to panic or give up if your team isn’t doing too hot to start. The season will get better, I promise,...

Softball Goes 2-2 on Weekend After Pair of Walk-Off Losses

Softball Goes 2-2 on Weekend After Pair of Walk-Off Losses

April 17, 2013


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By MATT ROSENFELD SPORTS EDITOR After dropping both ends of a non-conference double header to Lehigh last week, the Fordham softball team had to bounce back quickly. In four conference games this past weekend, the Rams managed two series splits with Saint Louis and Butler. Fordham took its furthe...

Men’s Tennis Improves to 8-10 With Wins Over Quinnipiac and Hofstra

Men’s Tennis Improves to 8-10 With Wins Over Quinnipiac and Hofstra

April 17, 2013


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By MAX PRINZ ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR The Fordham men’s tennis team defeated Hofstra on the road this past weekend. With the win, the team improves to 8-10 on the year. Before the Hofstra matchup, the Rams played a weekday match with the Bobcats of Quinnipiac. It was the last home match of the se...

Overtime: On PGA Golf

Overtime: On PGA Golf

April 17, 2013


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By MAX PRINZ ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR This past weekend I took in that “tradition unlike any other.” I am referring, of course, to the Masters, the first major tournament of the PGA tour’s year. Augusta National was just as beautiful as ever, despite the rain that fell during Sunday’s final round. I took away two main points from the week...

Women Win on Senior Day, Heads into A-10 Tournament

Women  Win on Senior Day, Heads into A-10 Tournament

April 17, 2013


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By TARA SLEDJESKI STAFF WRITER The Fordham women’s tennis team closed out its regular season this past week with two wins and one loss. Both wins came at Fordham, in the Rams’ final two home matches of the season. Both Army and LIU struggled to beat the Rams’ strong singles play at home. ...

Fascist Di Canio

April 17, 2013


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It has not been long since Sunderland lost 1-0 to Manchester United and the board of directors sacked Martin O’Neill. Sunderland was dangerously close to relegation and was playing extremely poorly. Under O’Neill they lacked invention, creativity and, most importantly, goals. This situation was not...

Kobe’s Spectacular Season Ends In Injury

April 17, 2013


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It was a glorious and cataclysmic end to a season riddled with unfulfilled promises, unrivalled highs, crushing lows and reason-defying feats that made even the most experienced spectators marvel at the work being done by one 34 year-old athlete. Friday night, in a close game against the Golden State...

How Louisville Captured the Basketball World

April 17, 2013


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The basketball-mad Louisville athletic department experienced its greatest two weeks in school history, courtesy of one classic squad and one magical Cinderella story. On Monday, April 8, the top-ranked Louisville Cardinals men’s team defeated Michigan for the NCAA title. While the accomplishment is...

Greinke out 8 Weeks Following Brawl

April 17, 2013


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Every once in a while you get a good old bench-clearing clearing brawl in baseball. Usually they just feature a lot of players in each other’s faces following a hit batsmen, but not very much else happens. The brawl that occurred on April 11 between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres was...

Ovechkin’s Play Benefitting Capitals

April 17, 2013


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For a few years now, the Washington Capitals have been one of the teams that usually makes the playoffs in the Eastern Conference. They usually have one of the best offenses in the league and are always combatting for the Southeast Division crown come playoff time. Earlier this year, however, that was...

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