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Deuce’s Wild

Deuce’s Wild

March 12, 2014

Around this time of year, there’s much to think about. The NBA season is winding down, and the battle for playoff seeding is entertaining. March Madness is starting up, and everyone is rushing to fill out his or her bracket. The NFL draft is a couple months away, and free agency started Tuesday. Fantasy...

Kearns’ Kickoff

Kearns’ Kickoff

March 12, 2014

Almost everyone loves March Madness. With its upsets, buzzer beaters and ruined brackets stuffed into three weeks of action, it is easy to see why millions of Americans are drawn to the spectacle.  However, the week before March Madness is nearly as exciting, because every team has one final chance to reach the Big Dance via...

Overtime: On Phil Jackson

Overtime: On Phil Jackson

March 12, 2014

By MAX PRINZ What in the world is Phil Jackson thinking? According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Jackson is leaning towards accepting a job offer from the New York Knicks. His title remains unclear, but Broussard says he would be more than an adviser or head coach. I am dumbfounded. Why would a basketba...

Women Rebound Against Albany

Women Rebound Against Albany

March 12, 2014

By TARA CANGIALOSI After two tough losses against Atlantic-10 Conference rivals last week, the Fordham women’s tennis team rebounded this past Saturday, March 8, defeating the University of Albany, State University of N.Y., 4-3. Before this past weekend’s match, the Rams had not had a significan...

Men’s Tennis Struggles Without Top Player Kowalski

March 12, 2014

By JAKE GROGAN STAFF WRITER The Fordham Rams will go into their match-up against Saint Louis, their first match of conference play, coming off of a 4-0 loss to the Binghamton Bearcats on March 8. The loss was of an odd nature for the Rams, as they were missing top singles player Kuba Kowalski due to...

Noah’s Resurging Bulls

Noah’s Resurging Bulls

March 12, 2014

By MATT McCORMACK STAFF WRITER When people debate about the best passers in the league, they usually talk about point guards.  Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo and John Wall are just some of the names tossed around as world-class passers.  One name that never comes up is Joakim Noah.  Why would it, right? After all, he...

MLB Blog: The New Braves World

March 12, 2014

By MATTHEW MICHAELS STAFF WRITER The Atlanta Braves have been the most consistently good team in the National League over the last few decades. A series of offseason moves have made them viable contenders again this year and for the foreseeable future. After a 96-win season that ended in playoff disappointment...

NHL Blog: MacKinnon Breaks Gretzky’s Record

March 12, 2014

By ANTHONY PUCIK Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche can add one more feat to his Calder resume. On Thursday, March 6, the Avalanche defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on the road in Detroit. MacKinnon had an assist on the game winning goal, giving him his thirteenth straight game with a point....

Senior Profile: Erin Rooney

Senior Profile: Erin Rooney

March 5, 2014

By MATT ROSENFELD Erin Rooney is not your average Fordham athlete. A native of Christchurch, New Zealand, which is literally on the other side of the world, Rooney started her college basketball career at Monmouth University in New Jersey. At Monmouth, she would be named captain her sophomore year and...

Women Head into Atlantic 10 Tournament Following Big Win

Women Head into Atlantic 10 Tournament Following Big Win

March 5, 2014

By MATT ROSENFELD For the second year in a row, the Fordham women’s basketball team is heading into the Atlantic 10 postseason tournament with high hopes. After defeating George Mason 71-52 at home and St. Joe’s 58-53 in Philadelphia, the Rams clinched third in the conference, granting them a b...

Softball Struggles Against Top Competition In Florida

Softball Struggles Against Top Competition In Florida

March 5, 2014

By ANTHONY PUCIK The Rams returned to Florida once again after a very difficult tournament at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in California last weekend. This time, they were in Orlando, Fla. for the Diamond 9 College Citrus Classic, where they once again faced tough competition, going 2-4 on ...

Women’s Tennis Loses Two

March 5, 2014

By TARA CANGIALOSI This past weekend, the Fordham University women’s tennis team dropped two crucial matches to the University of Massachusetts and George Washington University, both Atlantic 10 Conference rivals. On Friday, Feb. 28, the Rams traveled to a neutral location in the South Bronx to face...

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