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Jack Coffey Field (above) may host New Amsterdam FC. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

New York City Has a New Soccer Team

April 25, 2020

The National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) recently revealed the branding of a new soccer team coming to New York City: New Amsterdam FC. And they may be even closer to home than you may think. The...

Sabrina Ionescu (above) can be a transcendant basketball star for the WNBA's New York Liberty. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Welcome to Brooklyn

April 22, 2020

The stats are hard to believe, but the numbers alone fail to express the full picture. Because Ionescu’s impact transcends accolades and integers, not just on Oregon or women’s basketball, but the larger sports world. And that is not hyperbole.

Keith Bodmer, FCRH ’20, has a double major in film and computer science. (Courtesy of Keith Bodmer)

Senior Gracefully Combines Diverse Majors

April 1, 2020

What do you get when you cross a film and computer, science major? Keith Bodmer, FCRH ’20. That may not sound like a typical mix, but it has been the perfect combination for Bodmer — a way to pursue ...

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

A World Without Sports

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.

Nathaniel Rateliff’s new album deals with themes such as fame and loss. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Nathaniel Rateliff Embraces Life on “And It’s Still Alright”

March 4, 2020

Rateliff cites this album as an important personal experience.

Kobe Bryant epitomized what the All-Star Game should be all about. (Courtesy of Flickr)

NBA Gets It Right With New All-Star Game

February 19, 2020

The NBA introduced a new All-Star Game format for this season, and with the combination of the new format and recent developments, this year's All-Star Game was one of the best ever.

Danielle Etienne (above) has competed with the Haitian national team as just a freshman at Fordham. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Women’s Soccer’s Etienne Makes Mark With Haitian National Team

February 12, 2020

Look down the roster that took the field for the 2020 Haitian women’s soccer team at the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying and you will find just one United States college player: Danielle Etienne,...

Liverpool FC is on its way to a historic season, and not all fans are happy for them. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: Rewarding Greatness in Sports

January 29, 2020

So often, we are mad at the best teams in sports. Instead, we should have a respect for the most dominant teams in the world.

Fordham Rowing is looking ahead to ambitious goals in the spring of 2020. (Courtesy of Row2k)

Spring Preview: An Ambitious 2020 for Rowing

January 29, 2020

Fordham Rowing once again has lofty aspirations for the coming season, and the team feels it can have another outstanding year.

Starting The Clock: Kicking off the New Volume

Starting The Clock: Kicking off the New Volume

January 22, 2020

I have spent a great deal of time thinking about how I want to kick off Volume 102 here at the Ram. I am not entirely sure if a first-time editor is the right person for the job, but I will try my best. Toward...

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The Art of Sports Fandom

November 20, 2019

“My team is the best.” “We killed it in the draft.” “You’ll see us in the playoffs.” Sports fans say things like this almost every day, reveling in their team’s success and berating its failur...

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Why College Sports Are So Special

November 13, 2019

As I am writing an essay discussing college admissions, I have come across some of the key factors that often dictate students' decisions regarding where they want to go to college. Almost every li...

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