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Eligibility Relief Granted for Spring Athletes, Denied for Winter Players

Spring athletes will be granted an extra year of eligibility, and seniors will be allowed to come back for one more year. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Jimmy Sullivan, Sports Editor

April 1, 2020

On Monday, the NCAA extended eligibility for spring athletes who lost their seasons to the coronavirus outbreak.

Student-Athlete Column: Staying Positive

Staying positive is difficult but essential during these times. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Kelly Bright, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

For me, like many, quarantine began on a rather ugly note. I lost my season, moved away from my best friends, unknowingly transferred from Fordham to Zoom University and no longer have access to an actual gym or a softball field. My plans for the semester and the daily routines I’d spent months nor...

Astros Outrage Put on Hold

Astros manager AJ Hinch (above) lost his job as a result of the team's sign-stealing scandal. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Dylan Balsamo, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2020

The Houston Astros were set to face a full season of ridicule after their offseason controversies. Now, that may be forgotten.

NCAA, Member Schools to Suffer Massive Losses from Coronavirus Shutdown

The NCAA lost its March Madness Tournament and, along with it, much of its revenue. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Jimmy Sullivan, Sports Editor

April 1, 2020

Thanks to the NCAA's loss of the March Madness Tournament and spring season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organization, along with its member schools, will bear the brunt of major financial losses.

Beyond the Scoreboard: Old G.O.A.T Looking for Greener Pasture

After 20 years with the Patriots, Brady hopes to find similar success in Tampa Bay. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Andrew Posadas, Managing Editor

March 25, 2020

For two decades, Tom Brady has firmly cemented himself as the greatest National Football League (NFL) quarterback of all time with six Super Bowl championships and three Most Valuable Player awards under his belt. But that was with head coach Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. Now, Brady is...

Student-Athlete Column: Fateful Fro-Yo and Full Moon

While many spring seasons were cut short due to the coronavirus, the unfortunate circumstances made players realize what being on a team was all about. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Gigi Speer, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

March 21.  Waking up at 5:15 once a week for four months, I thought of March 21. Running up and down the bleachers on Coffey Field, I thought of March 21. Sweating our way through reps and situations, we thought of March 21. Every huddle of every practice, we thought of March 21.  Taking my shoes...

A World Without Sports

Sports are on hold, but that doesn't mean there aren't positives we can find. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Alex Wolz, Assistant Sports Editor

March 25, 2020

It is unfortunate when so much of what sports fans and players love is gone. We all hope sports and the entire world will soon resume to normal, but that is not to say there are not any positives in the meantime.

Extra Eligibility Leaves Upcoming Decisions for Student-Athletes

The NCAA will officially vote on eligiblity relief for spring athletes on Monday, with the measure widely expected to pass. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Jimmy Sullivan, Dylan Balsamo, and Alex Wolz

March 25, 2020

Seniors at Fordham will soon be forced to decide whether or not to return to school to play sports for an extra year.

The ISU and Others Cancel Events; Should the Olympics Too?

Should the Olympics cancel its events in the wake of the coronavirus? (Courtesy of Flickr)

Maggie Rothfus, Copy Chief Emerita

March 16, 2020

This week’s figure skating column was originally going to cover the International Skating Union’s World Junior Figure Skating Championships held last week, but, unfortunately, the novel coronavirus had other plans for my writing. This week, as Fordham University canceled its own classes and eventually ...

Atlantic 10 Cancels All Spring Athletic Events

The Atlantic 10’s spring season is over, the conference announced Thursday night.

Jimmy Sullivan, Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

On Thursday, the Atlantic 10 joined the most extensive sports shutdown since the September 11 attacks, canceling all spring sports through the rest of the semester in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.  The announcement came in the wake of a blistering 24 hours that saw the National Basketball Ass...

An Introduction to Formula One’s 70th Season

Another F1 season begins and Lewis Hamilton looks bound to lead Mercedes to yet another title. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Michael Hernandez, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2020

An outline of the rules of the sport, the past season and a look at the field of drivers full of possibility.

Scores & Stats

News & Notes for the week of 3/4-3/10 (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Dylan Balsamo, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

"Women’s Basketball Duquesne 47 Fordham 54 (FOR) Cavanaugh: 22 PTS, 2 3PT Fordham 55 VCU 60 (FOR) Cavanaugh: 17 PTS, 7 FG"

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