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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...

Beyond the Scoreboard: Celebrating Black History in Fordham Athletics

March 4, 2020

Kenneth Charles was not only one of men's basketball's most prolific talents ever, but he continues to give back to the city that has meant so much to him today.

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,...

Beyond the Scoreboard: Ice Cracks on NHL Coach

Beyond the Scoreboard: Ice Cracks on NHL Coach

December 4, 2019

Editor’s Note: This article contains language that could be offensive or disturbing to some readers. Former Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters sent a letter of resignation this past Friday when...

Beyond the Scoreboard: Signs of the Apocalypse

Beyond the Scoreboard: Signs of the Apocalypse

November 20, 2019

Folks, the Houston Astros are back in the public eye again. An investigation by The Athletic has found Houston guilty of stealing signs, a baseball practice as old as peanuts and crackerjack. According...

Beyond the Scoreboard: Old Town Sport

Beyond the Scoreboard: Old Town Sport

November 13, 2019

It is safe to say that sports fans, whether causal or lifelong, find themselves momentarily gravitating toward horseracing during its most popular time of the season when owners, trainers and jockeys look...

Concussions in hockey have become a major problem. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: About Concussions in Sports

November 6, 2019

We’ve all heard the stories before. We’ve read and heard about all of the different examples of head trauma suffered by pro athletes, specifically from football players. We’ve all heard the acronym C...

Despite being the world’s most popular sport, soccer is not devoid of racist behavior from its fans. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Racism Halts Euro Cup Qualifier

October 16, 2019

While it may not be the most popular sport here in the United States, there is no question that soccer is by far the most popular sport in the world. It has an estimated global following of 4 billion people....

Tanking in Baseball may be frowned upon, but there seems to be a method to the madness. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Plenty in the Tank

October 2, 2019

The ultimate distinguisher between the “haves” and “have-nots” in baseball — the playoffs — will have started by the time you read this. Ten teams — the Nationals, Brewers, Rays, Athletics,...

California's Fair Pay to Play Act could be adopted by several states, which could mean trouble for the NCAA. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Fair Pay to Play Act Puts NCAA on the Clock

September 18, 2019

The Fair Pay to Play Act has drawn the ire of the NCAA.

Antonio Brown engineered departures from two NFL teams, and that's just the start of his story. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: When We Let a Baby Get His Way

September 11, 2019

Fordham Women's Soccer lost to Columbia and earned a scoreless draw with Lehigh this past week.

It seems the real winner when it comes to college basketball is the NCAA. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: One Unpaid Moment

April 10, 2019

NCAA signed its television deal with CBS and Turner, one that brings the NCAA hundreds of millions of dollars each year and every game of the big dance to a bar near you.

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