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DEfense on the Offense

September 25, 2013

It seems like the NFL is just waiting to give Ndamukong Suh a time out. The Lions’ star defensive tackle is facing a $100,000 fine for his low block on Vikings’ offensive lineman John Sullivan in Week 1. The fine would be the largest ever handed down by the league without suspension. I don’t necessaril...

Senior Profile: Kelsey Dougherty Howard

Elizabeth Zhangi/The Ram Kelsey Dougherty Howard missed last season after suffering an injury in the season opener at Michigan.

September 25, 2013

By BETSY BOEHLER STAFF WRITER   Senior Kelsey Dougherty Howard has been a key player for the Fordham women’s soccer team since the beginning of her college career. From being one of three freshmen to start in all 19 games and back-to-back Atlantic 10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll titles, to a season-long injury, to captain, she has done it all. The Fordham Ram: What made you...

Overtime: On Derek Jeter

Wikimedia Derek Jeter is the 14th captain in New York Yankees franchise history.

September 25, 2013

By MAX PRINZ Dear Derek Jeter, I am writing to you, following the ceremonies honoring Mariano Rivera, to thank you for not announcing your retirement just yet. I enjoyed the ceremonies. Mariano is an important part of baseball history, a modern sports hero and he should be remembered for a long time. I found ...

Men’s Tennis Competes at USTA Invitational in Queens

The Rams will host NYIT and Adelphi in a home doubleheader on Sept. 28.

September 25, 2013

By NICOLE HORTON STAFF WRITER The Fordham men’s tennis team competed in the USTA College Invitational held at the National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens from Sept. 20-22. Seniors Matty Najfeld and Kuba Kowalski and juniors Max Peara, J.J. Tauil, Michael Puntillo, Peder Gram and Jan Krouha...

Deuce’s Wild

Deuce’s Wild

September 25, 2013

Is this Tony Romo’s year? It very well might be. The Cowboys are 2-1, the rest of the NFC East is 1-8 and things aren’t exactly looking up for the rest of the division. The Giants look awful. They’ve relied for years on a heavy passing attack and pass rush, but outside of that they have usua...

Water Polo 2-2 Over Four-Game Homestand

Ally White/The Ram Fordham hosts Iona on Tuesday before starting a six-game California road trip.

September 25, 2013

By BETSY BOEHLER STAFF WRITER Men’s Water Polo kicked off the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) conference games at Fordham with a 2-2 record this past weekend. It was a bit of a rough start on Saturday with a 15-5 loss against Harvard followed by a 17-5 loss against No. 17, Brown. Coach Bil...

Kearns’ Kickoff

Kearns’ Kickoff

September 25, 2013

On Sunday, one of the weekend’s more intriguing games occurred when the New York Jets edged the Buffalo Bills 27-20. Two of the NFL’s starting rookie quarterbacks squared off at the Meadowlands, and E.J. Manuel and Geno Smith did not disappoint. They were the first two quarterbacks picked in a th...

With Stars and Stripes, Uniforms Reflect Roots of Traditional Game

Fordham football will unveil special uniforms for their annual Liberty Cup game against Columbia on Saturday, Sept. 21. (Photo courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

September 20, 2013

By CONNOR RYAN EDITOR-IN-CHIEF On Sept. 15, 2001 — the world shuddered in the wake of the 9/11 attacks — two of the three NCAA Division I football programs in New York City were scheduled to play each other. It was quickly decided that game had to be postponed. Administrators from Fordham and Columbia came together and decided the game would ...

Fordham Defeats Temple 30-29 in Dramatic Fashion

Courtesy of Fordham Athletics Sam Ajala’s game-winning touchdown catch came with only four seconds left on the clock.

September 19, 2013

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR In the long history of Fordham football, there may not be a win more unlikely than the one the Rams came away with in Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, as Fordham outlasted Temple, 30-29. Temple, an FBS program that plays in the American Athletic Conference (a conference with an automatic BCS bowl berth), actually paid Fordham t...

Fordham Sweeps LIU Post Meet

September 19, 2013

Men’s and Women’s Teams Both Place First; Three Women In Top Six, Four Men In Top 10 By BRYAN KIEL CONTRIBUTING WRITER The Fordham cross country team continued its hot streak this past Saturday at the LIU Post Invitational in Brookville, N.Y.  With wins from both the men’s and women’s sides, th...

Water Polo Goes 2-2 at Bucknell Invational, Conference Play Looms

Ram Archives Fordham opens conference play with home games this weekend against Brown, Harvard, MIT and Connecticut College.

September 19, 2013

By BETSY BOEHLER CONTRIBUTING WRITER The water polo team had another challenging weekend on the road at the Bucknell Invitational, facing Washington & Jefferson, Diablo Valley College, Mercyhurst, a preseason top-20 team, and Bucknell,  which is ranked 15th in the nation. Unfazed by the tough competition, Fordham came out strong against Washington & Jefferson. The Ra...

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