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Men’s Squash Loses to NYU

February 14, 2013


Filed under Sports, Squash

By MAX PRINZ ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR The Fordham men’s squash team suffered a tough 7-2 defeat to NYU on Sunday in its final home match and last match of the regular season. The Rams had faced NYU earlier this season on the road and lost 5-2. This match was sure to be even tougher, especially with...

A Deal Fit For a King

February 14, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Sports

It was reported this past week that pitcher Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners is nearing a contract extension that will keep him in Seattle for at least seven more seasons and make him the highest-paid pitcher in Major League Baseball. Hernandez, who is nicknamed “King Felix” because of his...

Flowers of Manchester

February 14, 2013


Filed under Sports

My blog this week is about the 55th anniversary of the Munich air disaster that took the lives of 21 people, including eight players of probably the greatest club team ever to play football. This event is ever-present at Manchester United and it is what made the club great. So long as there are fans t...

NBA Playoff Scouting Report

February 14, 2013


Filed under Sports

So it’s not exactly that time of the year yet, but we’re more than half way through the season, headed into the all-star break and approaching the trade deadline, so it’s not unreasonable to take a gander at what the playoffs might bring. Since major upsets are rare and I don’t anticipate any...

Where’s the Love? Why Fordham Women’s Sports Deserve Some Respect

February 14, 2013


Filed under Sports

On Sunday night, the Rose Hill Gymnasium hosted a showdown for Atlantic 10 women’s basketball supremacy. Fordham had gotten off to its best start in 29 years and would move into a tie for first place in the conference with a win. On the other side, the #18 Dayton Flyers strolled into the Bronx with...

NHL Alignment Talks Too Much

February 14, 2013


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Now that the lockout is over, it is time for the NHL and the NHLPA to get back to work and focus on the next big issue at hand: realignment. These post lockout talks are expected to begin within the next week and will potentially get rid of the two conference system in the NHL for next season and put...

Women’s Squash Hosts First Ever Match

February 14, 2013


Filed under News, Sports

By MAX PRINZ Fordham hosted NYU for the first women's squash match in Fordham history, this past Sunday. Six Fordham young women competed in what could become the newest addition to Fordham Athletics. The Fordham women's basketball team is having its best season in school history. The softball tea...

All Student Tickets for Men’s Basketball Game Against Butler to be Distributed on Day of Game

February 8, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

By DAN GARTLAND Executive Sports Editor All student tickets for the Feb. 16 matchup of the Fordham Rams and Butler Bulldogs will be distributed on the day of the game, The Ram has learned. Tickets will be distributed beginning at 2:30 p.m., in the Lombardi Center. Tipoff is slated for 4 p.m. Prelim...

Fordham Women 15-6 After Rout of VCU

February 6, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

By MATT ROSENFELD SPORTS EDITOR Coming off of their first Atlantic 10 loss, a blowout at the hands of Duquesne, the Fordham women’s basketball team responded in a big way. Fordham dominated VCU last Saturday, winning 71-41. It was all Fordham right from the start, as they began the game on a 5...

Smith Says

February 6, 2013


Filed under Sports

The NFL season has come and gone. On Sunday evening, we saw a terrific game with a horrible ending, but at the end of the day, the Baltimore Ravens are your 2012-2013 NFL champions. In the weeks leading up to the big game, it seemed like we only heard one name talked about on all the sports networks:...

Matt’s Minute

February 6, 2013


Filed under Matt's minute, Sports

2013 has the potential to be a great year for New York sports fans but not for the reasons you may think. If there is one thing New Yorkers love more than watching their local team bring home a championship, it is watching the pain and suffering of our sports neighbors to the north: the dreaded Bostonians....

Fordham Squash Defeats Rival Vassar

February 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Squash

By MAX PRINZ ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR This past weekend, the Fordham Men’s Squash team picked up three wins, including a dominant performance against rival Vassar, to improve to 6-9 on the year. Fordham knocked off Vassar for the second time this year, completing the season sweep of its rival. “Two...

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