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Will Mancini Get Sacked?

March 6, 2013


Filed under Sports

Manchester City made one of the most remarkable comebacks in Premier League History to win the league last year. They became only the fifth team to win the Premier League in its 20 year lifespan. They started this year not only as heavy favorites to retain their title but also go on and create a dynasty...

NHL Midseason Report

March 6, 2013


Filed under Hockey, Sports

I know that it’s hard to believe, but the NHL season is nearly half over. Almost every team in the league has played around 20 games or more, and with 48 games in this shortened season, teams around the league are starting to show who is up for the challenge this year and who will be left out come...

Rams Announce 2013 Football Recruiting Class

Rams Announce 2013 Football Recruiting Class

February 20, 2013


Filed under Football, Sports

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR On Feb. 8, the Fordham football team announced the 17 players it had signed to National Letters of Intent. It is the first full recruiting class from head coach Joe Moorhead, who took over the program in December of 2011. “We feel we added some playmakers at...

Fordham Women Secure First Winning Atlantic 10 Record

Fordham Women Secure First Winning Atlantic 10 Record

February 20, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

By MATT ROSENFELD SPORTS EDITOR Another successful week is in the books for the Fordham women’s basketball team. The Rams won in dominating fashion, 66-56, at home last Wednesday against George Washington and then traveled to Missouri to take on St. Louis, which resulted in another Fordham vict...

No. 11 Butler Escapes Raucous Rose Hill Gym; Bulldogs Beat Fordham 68-63

No. 11 Butler Escapes Raucous Rose Hill Gym; Bulldogs Beat Fordham 68-63

February 20, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR The Rose Hill Gym was abuzz on Saturday even before Fordham and No. 11 Butler tipped off. A sold-out crowd of 3,200 created a deafening roar inside the old gym, but when the clock hit zero, the only noise was the sound of the buzzer. Butler started the g...

Overtime: On The Harlem Shake

February 20, 2013


Filed under Overtime, Sports

By MAX PRINZ ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4UQ4ZHELNA] “The Harlem Shake” has taken over the Internet for the last two weeks. It has been everywhere: “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “The Colbert Report” and even the swimsuit models of Sports Illustrated joined...

Fordham Men Take Sixth, Women Tenth at A-10s

Fordham Men Take Sixth, Women Tenth at A-10s

February 20, 2013


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

By RYAN SCANLON STAFF WRITER With the weather warming up and the spring looming, the Fordham men’s and women’s indoor track seasons have hit their last stretch of championship races, beginning with the Atlantic 10 conference championships. The men’s team looked to duplicate their success of th...

Senior Profile: Quetzalli Torres

Senior Profile: Quetzalli Torres

February 20, 2013


Filed under Senior Profile, Sports, Squash

By MAX PRINZ ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8fadAOD4-g] The Fordham Ram: Quetzalli, you are from Chicago, right? A Jesuit high school? Quetzalli Torres: That’s right, I went to St. Ignatius College Prep, and I guess that’s why I came to Fordham, those same ...

Matt’s Minute

February 20, 2013


Filed under Matt's minute, Sports

By MATT McCORMACK STAFF WRITER Last week, pitchers and catchers reported to spring training. Every year, New York sports fans practically salivate for this day to arrive.  Football has been over for a while, and let’s face it, the Knicks usually (excluding this year) are not serious contenders this...

Smith Says

February 20, 2013


Filed under Sports

By ALEX SMITH STAFF WRITER During last Saturday’s Fordham-Butler matchup in the Rose Hill Gym, I sat courtside calling color commentary for the WFUV broadcast. The gym was so loud that I could barely hear myself speak. The student section was raucous, shaking the whole arena while still staying...

Leave Cooke Alone

February 20, 2013


Filed under Sports

Last week, I criticized the head of the NHL’s Department of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan, for what I felt like not enough of a punishment that he issued to Washington Capitals winger John Erskine for his hit that concussed Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds. This week, however, I applaud...

That Other New York Team

February 20, 2013


Filed under Sports

Major League Baseball has some deep roots in New York City, from the early days of the New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers to the 27 World Championships that belong to the New York Yankees. So,with all of the history of baseball in New York, it is quite easy to forget at times that there is another...

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