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Former Fordham Runner Accuses Track And Field Program of Perpetuating Racist Culture, Former Coach Thomas Dewey Denies Allegations

Jimmy Sullivan, Andrew Posadas

June 24, 2020

Former Fordham track and field runner Michael Petersen is accusing former Fordham track head coach Thomas Dewey and former team captain Ryan McGann of multiple racist incidents during the 2016-17 season, Petersen’s freshman year. Petersen transferred to Western University in London, Ontario, Canada after that year. In a series of Instagram stories Tuesday night, Petersen wrote what he said occurred during the season.  “Th...

Many athletes, including superstar baseball player Mike Trout, are skeptical about Dr. Fauci's plan for sports leagues to resume play again this summer. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Is Sooner Really Better Than Later?

April 16, 2020

For more than a month now, avid sports fans have been left to ponder and speculate when sports will ultimately resume again. However, according to the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, we could...

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

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

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...

Graduate Student Makes Waves in Broadcasting

March 11, 2020

Despite sustaining an injury which sidelined her for the entire women’s 2019-20 basketball season, Isis Young, FCRH ’20, is finding success off the hardwood court and in the broadcasting booth. Love...

With a loss this past weekend, Men’s Basketball fell to the bottom of the conference. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Men’s Basketball Falls to Last Place in A-10

March 4, 2020

With the University of Dayton having clinched the Atlantic 10 conference regular-season title last Friday, one question remained over the weekend: who would finish in last place?

The Rams fought but ultimately lost the season series to the Dukes. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Men’s Basketball Drops Sixth Straight After Loss to Duquesne

February 19, 2020

After an overtime loss earlier this year, Fordham would fight hard but fall to Duquesne once again, now with six straight losses and a 1-11 conference record.

UEFA’s severe punishment for Manchester City set a precedent that the MLB should follow with the Astros. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Take Some Notes, Major League Baseball

February 19, 2020

After UEFA dealt a significant two-year ban to Manchester City, the MLB should consider a punishment of a similar magnitude, perhaps even greater, for the sign-stealing Astros.

In an incredibly frustrating loss to Davidson, Fordham men's basketball has perhaps reached a tipping point. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Men’s Basketball Suffers Worst Loss of Season to Davidson

February 12, 2020

For a majority of the season, Fordham men’s basketball has been able to hang its hat on a steadfast defense, but Davidson College was able to take full advantage of head coach Jeff Neubauer on Tuesday evening.

The Saints deserve to be put under the microscope for their behavior. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Saints Play Ball with Catholic Church

February 12, 2020

Amid controversy in the Archdiocese, Saints owner Gayle Benson has remained confident in her support of the Catholic Church, but recent allegations do not indicate such, and regardless of the number of victims, a deep investigation is a necessity.

Beyond The Scoreboard: The Curious Case of Antonio Brown

Beyond The Scoreboard: The Curious Case of Antonio Brown

February 5, 2020

Since his release from the Steelers, Antonio Brown's actions have been hard to understand, and whether or not CTE is to blame, his latest jump into the boxing ring adds another to the list.

A cultural icon, father and basketball legend, Kobe Bryant’s legacy will be remembered forever. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: A Letter to the Black Mamba

January 29, 2020

Dear Kobe, You didn’t know me. But I knew you. Last year, I created Beyond the Scoreboard to talk about stories in sports that go outside the limits of box scores, beyond who won or lost. However,...

Inconsistency continues to plague the Rams and their struggles in the A-10  this season. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Rams Drop to 0-5 in Atlantic 10 After Davidson Loss

January 22, 2020

Despite a strong first half against Davidson, Fordham's struggles in the A-10 Conference continue, as injuries and instability have owned the season thus far.

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