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Boston after the Bombing

April 24, 2013

Following the tragedy at the Boston Marathon, the city has turned to its sports teams to help cheer its people up as do many cities in times of trouble. Basketball’s Boston Celtics are in the playoff while hockey’s Boston Bruins are playoff bound. But the Boston Red Sox seem to be bringing the city...

Rangers End Devils’ Disappointing Season

April 24, 2013

The New York Rangers were one of the best teams in the NHL last season, and were on pace to make their first Stanley Cup Final since the last time they won it in 1994. However, their rivals the New Jersey Devils spoiled their Cup chances in the Eastern Conference Finals; Devils’ rookie Adam Henrique...

NBA Regular Season Finale, Start of Playoffs

April 24, 2013

Well, folks, it looks like the NBA Season just ended for a little less than half of the league, and the real season has just begun for the rest. Let’s take a look at some of the season highlights and the first couple of playoff games this year. Carmelo Anthony overtook Kevin Durant in the closing...

Fordham Baseball Last In A-10 After Being Swept by URI

Fordham Baseball Last In A-10 After Being Swept by URI

April 17, 2013

By DOMINIC KEARNS STAFF WRITER As the temperatures hit 80 degrees on Tuesday, April 9, the Rams offense heated up for season highs in hits and home runs in a dramatic victory over Rutgers. However, the team cooled with the weather over the weekend and dropped another conference series to Rhode Island...

Senior Profile: Mike Mauri

Senior Profile: Mike Mauri

April 17, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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