The Fordham Ram

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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...

Fordham Rowing wrapped up the 2019 fall season at this weekend’s 1969 Cup. (Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

Rowing Concludes Fall Season

November 6, 2019

Fordham Rowing wrapped up its fall season at the inaugural 1969 Cup at Casperson Rowing Center on Lake Mercer in Princeton Junction, NJ. The history behind the tournament is dense, but it was establishe...

Fordham Women’s Rowing is nearing the end of its 2018-19 fall season. (Courtesy of Sports Graphics)

Rowing Competes in Philadelphia

October 30, 2019

This past weekend, the Fordham women’s rowing team competed at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta in Philadelphia, PA. The Rams looked to carry the momentum of their performance at the Head of Charles...

Rowing Returns to Action

Alex Wolz, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2019

Fordham Rowing continued its fall season with its second competition of the year at the 55th annual Head Of The Charles Regatta on the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass. The Rams took to the water on Saturday, Oct. 19, amidst a crowded field of talented competition. The hopes for Fordham were not solely on the results, but on improvement as a team, and they would receive a little bit of both. Beginning on Saturday afternoo...

Fordham Rowing looks to improve off last year with a better 2019-2020 season. (Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

A Positive Start for Fordham Rowing

October 16, 2019

Fordham Women’s Rowing set sail on the 2019–2020 season this past Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Head of the Housatonic at the New Haven Rowing Club in Connecticut. Following some early struggles, Fordham...

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The New-Look NBA

October 16, 2019

Another October means another new NBA season, only this time with more anticipation. Players have moved, expectations have changed and there is incredible unpredictability, unlike the past few seasons...

Disney, after purchasing Star Wars from George Lucas in 2012, produced a number of movies and video games (Courtesy of Twitter)

Star Wars Flies to A Different Galaxy

October 16, 2019

When Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4 billion, it came with an expectation. George Lucas was past his filmmaking career and wanted to place his franchise in the hands of someone who could build...

The Yankees won't be the only New York playoff team this October. (Courtesy of Flickr)

The Boys in Blue

October 2, 2019

There were 24,290 in attendance. Yankee Stadium. Wednesday Night. But it was not for the Yankees: it was for New York City’s football club, NYCFC. Amidst the tremendous success of the New York Yankees this year,...

Bianca Andreescu became the top women['s tennis player in the world at the past US Open, and the future is bright for young stars like her (Courtesy of Flickr).

The Next Star in Women’s Tennis Is Here

September 25, 2019

Before Serena Williams, one of the greatest tennis players of all time, returned from a one-year hiatus from the game, women’s tennis had lost the star it had for so many years. Sloane Stephens and Caroline...

Kevin Durant was widely and wrongly reviled for joining the Warriors in 2016. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Kevin Durant Deserves Your Respect

September 18, 2019

One of the most polarizing moves in professional sports history came on July 5, 2016, when NBA superstar Kevin Durant signed with the Golden State Warriors. After losing to the Warriors in a seven-game...

Jalen Hurts is a standout at Oklahoma, but can he take his play to the next level in 2019? (Courtesy of Flickr)

Early Takeaways From the College Football Season

September 11, 2019

It has been a crazy first two weeks of the college football season, and there is plenty to take away from it.

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