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Fagade Breaks Track Records in Boston

February 12, 2014

By BRYAN KIEL STAFF WRITER In a competition packed with professional and collegiate runners alike, Fordham posted fast times and broke records in one of its best meets thus far in the season at the Valentine’s Day Invitational in Boston. Senior Titi Fagade was the highlight of the day for the women’s...

Genkina Lifts Rams over NJIT, Falls to Army 5-2

The Rams’ win has given them confidence heading into their next match against the Binghamton Bears on Feb. 15.  (THE RAM ARCHIVES)

February 12, 2014

By TARA CANGIALOSI WEB EDITOR Fans were on the edge of their seats as the match between the Fordham women’s tennis team and NJIT came down to the sixth singles match. Junior Bella Genkina came back from a set down against Hannalae MacDonald to win the deciding point, lifting the Rams to a 4-3 victory in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, Feb. 8. With the match tied at ...

Men’s Tennis Falls to Division II Concordia

The Rams look to turn their season around against Bucknell on Feb. 15. They currently sit at 1-5 on the season.  (THE RAM ARCHIVES)

February 12, 2014

By JAKE GROGAN STAFF WRITER Early season struggles continue for the Rams, as Fordham’s men’s tennis team fell to nationally ranked Concordia 7-0. The Clippers, who are ranked sixth in the country among division two teams and feature players who sport individual national rankings, won every match in straight sets. The number one ranke...

Fordham Softball Shines at Opener in Florida

The  Rams will travel to South Carolina this coming weekend to participate in the College of Charleston Classic.  (MICHAEL REZIN/THE RAM)

February 12, 2014

By ANTHONY PUCIK ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR The Fordham softball team has won the Atlantic 10 Championship twice in the past three years, including last year, and is predicted to repeat its success again this season. The Rams kicked off the 2014 campaign this past weekend in Orlando, Fla. at the University of Central Florida Knights Invitational, and looked as if they are planning on ma...

Overtime: On Oklahoma State Basketball

Oklahoma State has a gem of a player in Smart, but his recent actions have him in the news for the wrong reasons. (Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia)

February 12, 2014

By MAX PRINZ SPORTS EDITOR Putting together this paper, as any editor will attest, requires a night-long effort. In the sports section, we get through those especially long nights by watching any sporting event that happens to be on. One of the more memorable college basketball games I watched this ...

Fordham Swimming Dominates on Senior Day

Both the men and women’s teams finished their seasons on a positive note. (Joshua Kim/The Ram)

February 12, 2014

By DREW CASEY STAFF WRITER After having its Wednesday meet postponed, the Fordham swimming and diving team took to the pool on Thursday evening against St. Francis College of New York. Prior to the meet, the team honored its seven graduating seniors in front of a packed crowd at the Colonel Francis B. Messmore Aquatic Center in th...

Squash Grabs Win at Hudson Valley

February 12, 2014

By MATTHEW MICHAELS STAFF WRITER The squash team completed its regular season in a big way, dominating its opponents and winning the Hudson Valley Tournament. Vassar College, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. hosted the tournament where Fordham, Siena College, Bard College, University of Vermont and Gettysburg...

Deuce’s Wild

Deuce’s Wild

February 12, 2014

Maybe Carmelo Anthony just needs a Point Guard. Who was the last legitimate floor general Carmelo has played with? Chauncey Billups? That’s hardly the equivalent of a Rajon Rondo in the present-day. We’re just not sure what Carmelo Anthony would look like with a true PG to facilitate his game in the ...

Kearns’ Kickoff

Kearns’ Kickoff

February 12, 2014

Last week, NBA fans were treated to a shockingly pleasant surprise regarding All-Star Weekend when the Slam Dunk Contest line-up was released. After years of unremarkable contests, the NBA has shaken up the contest with a new format and the deepest line-up of dunkers since Vince Carter, Jerry Stackhouse...

NHL Blog: NHL Takes Off for Olympics

February 12, 2014

By ANTHONY PUCIK The NHL is taking a few weeks off, but it’s for good reason. Many NHL and other professional hockey players have headed to Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympic games. The competition features 12 teams, but only one will emerge as the gold medal winner come the end of February....

NBA Eastern Conference Blog: A Brooklyn Revival

February 12, 2014

By MATT McCORMACK STAFF WRITER After beginning the season with incredibly lofty expectations, the Brooklyn Nets immediately failed to play up to this standard.  A horrific 10-21 start almost doomed their season before it was even halfway over.  During this period, everything that could go wrong did. ...

Women’s Tennis Opens Spring Season

The Rams’ first home match of the season will be on April 2, against St. John’s (THE RAM ARCHIVES)

February 5, 2014

By TARA CANGIALOSI The Fordham women’s tennis team opened its spring season with a 5-2 victory over Fairfield on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Stamford Indoor Courts in Stamford, Conn. After a few months off in winter, during which the team looked to heal injuries and strengthen individual play, the Rams took the St...

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