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Bryson Cavanaugh (above) has cemented his legacy as one of the most successful athletes Fordham has seen in recent history. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Bryson Cavanaugh: “I Am Still the Same Person With the Same Heart and Attitude”

October 28, 2020

It wasn’t really difficult for me to give up my final year of basketball because I knew what I wanted to do. I felt as if I accomplished what I needed to do as a basketball player and finished with a very great degree from the university.

If health and safety protocols are not properly enforced, it will be quite some time before we see stadiums filled to full capacity once again. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Do We Need Fans in the Stands?

October 21, 2020

It also baffles me that at some point watching these games with fans in the stands, you will inevitably witness portions of spectators not adhering to safety protocols such as keeping your mask on and staying socially distant from others.

While Seattle celebrates their fourth title in team history, the WNBA will revel in television viewership growth this season. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Get Behind the WNBA or Get Left Behind

October 7, 2020

More importantly, an average of 570,000 people tuned in to ESPN and watched the Storm earn its fourth title in team history.

Jermall and Jermell Charlo are two of boxing's emerging stars, but is the sport of boxing doing enough to maximize their star power? (Courtesy of Twitter)

Beyond the Scoreboard: The Sweet Science of Boxing Needs More Sugar

September 30, 2020

Far too often, we are seeing the best boxers go through stretches in their respective careers where they aren’t facing who fans would deem the “best of the best.”

Fordham Men's Soccer (above) is staying ready for its season, even if it doesn't know when that will be. (Mackenzie Cranna/The Fordham Ram)

Men’s Soccer Staying Prepared for Potential Spring Season

September 30, 2020

Fordham Men’s Soccer had its season postponed this fall, but that hasn’t changed the expectations for one of Rose Hill's most storied programs.

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Exploring Social Media’s Dark Side With “The Social Dilemma”

September 23, 2020

Essentially, “The Social Dilemma” elaborates on a haunting revelation that until tech industries address the unethical and immoral use of social media, they will continue to play the puppeteers while we remain the unknowing puppets. 

Some NFL teams have opted to allow fans in their stadiums amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy of Flickr)

NFL’s “Moment of Unity” Reveals Discord Among Sports Fans

September 16, 2020

We support equality. We must end racism. We believe in justice for all. We believe Black lives matter. We must end police brutality. We choose unconditional love. It takes all of us. These seven phras...

Following months of social unrest across the country, Fordham Athletics has laid out its plan aimed at promoting racial and social justice. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Fordham Athletics Unveils Social Justice Plan

September 9, 2020

In an effort to address racism within its community, Fordham Athletics recently revealed a full action social justice plan through an open letter from Interim Director of Athletics, Edward Kull.

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...

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