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Barstool’s Ultimate Bro Comes Clean

June 17, 2013

By Chester Baker The double-life story is a well-known arc. Bruce Wayne goes from Gotham hotshot to Batman. Walter White goes from high school teacher to kingpin in Breaking Bad. But one you may not know involves Fordham and WFUV alum Kevin Clancy, 28, better known by his pseudonym KFC, who went from accountant to writer for Barstool Sports, the largest independently owned blog in the world. “For at least a good two and...

Photo by Michael Hayes/The Ram Mandell Thomas impressed as a freshman and will be counted on next year.

Fordham Men End Season 7-24, Still Expect Bright Future

March 20, 2013

By CHESTER BAKER STAFF WRITER Another Selection Sunday has come and gone as the Fordham men’s basketball team watched without anticipation. There were no bubbles to be burst, no seeding to be determ...

Steve Brown – Exploring Lincoln/Michael Hayes – The Ram Leonard, pictured left at Lee Academy and right at Fordham, has lost about 100 llbs. since arriving on campus.

Travion Leonard Finds Success After Massive Weight Loss

February 14, 2013

By CHESTER BAKER When freshman forward Travion Leonard was being recruited last season from Lee Academy in Maine, he may have scared away some colleges with his size. It was never that he was too short ...

Men’s Basketball 1-2 To Begin Atlantic 10 Play

January 23, 2013

By CHESTER BAKER Despite winning their first Atlantic 10 opener since the 2005-06 season with an 82-75 victory over Duquesne on Jan. 6, the Fordham Rams could be 3-0 if only a few different things had gone their way. “I showed the guys six possessions over the course of two games that really changed the outcomes for us,” Head Coach Tom Pecora said. “It’s frustrating to come that close to starting off undefeate...

Overtime: On the Perfect Sports Week

November 28, 2012

By CHESTER BAKER SPORTS EDITOR This past weekend, I had a sublime time by any sports fan’s standards. On Saturday, my girlfriend and I went to “Operation Hockey,” a Sandy-relief benefit game pitting members of the New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers and other players from the NHL against each other to raise money for those affected by the storm. On Sunday, we went to the New York Giants-Green Bay Packers game, ...

Editor’s Pick: Jingle All the Way

November 7, 2012

By CHESTER BAKER SPORTS EDITOR With the holiday season just around the corner, everyone will begin to dust off their favorite Christmas movies. While the classics such as Elf, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and White Christmas are sure to be shown on a 24-hour loop from now until Dec. 26, I will be reaching for a film somewhat off the beaten path. The ultimate “It’s so bad it’s good” holiday movie is without a...

Two-Minute Drill

October 2, 2012

By CHESTER BAKER SPORTS EDITOR For Torrey Smith to play just hours after learning that his 19-year-old brother, Tevin, was killed in a motorcycle crash was unbelievable. For Smith to score two touchdowns and lead the Ravens to a 31-30 victory over the Patriots on Sunday night was simply unfathomable. If Smith’s performance does not go down as one of the most inspiring athletic displays ever, then I just don’t know...

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