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There was a slight chance this summer that Atlantc 10 sports might resume in mid-fall. That chance has now passed by. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Atlantic 10 Bypasses September Look-In Window

September 23, 2020

When the A-10 announced that it was postponing the start of its 2020 fall season due to high rates of COVID-19 in several of its member states, the conference left the option open to start a fall season in early October if conditions allowed.

The Fordham Community has been left largely in the dark regarding the future of COVID testing at Fordham. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Students, Faculty Concerned With Lack of Communication from University About Testing Procedures

September 23, 2020

As of Tuesday Sept. 22, Fordham has not communicated further guidelines on the next phase of testing and, specifically, how often students can get tested when the next phase of testing begins.

“On the Record” Examines Struggles of Black Sexual Assault Survivors Coming Forward

September 16, 2020

The 98-minute documentary examines the added layer of difficulty Black women encounter, specifically due to the color of their skin, and the relationship paradigms that have developed over time with Black men.

Chiefs fans socially distance as they attend the team's season opener on Thursday. (Courtesy of Twitter)

What Are We Doing?

September 16, 2020

Sports has come back, and some games have even had fans. But in the midst of an unprecedented year, sometimes you have to ask, what exactly is happening here?

Fordham Connect will help student-athletes navigate these difficult times and other issues that arise in their time at Fordham. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Fordham Connect: Support for Student-Athletes, By Student-Athletes

September 9, 2020

Fordham Connect, a new group led by Fordham student-athletes, aims to provide support in many different areas.

Javontae Hawkins (above) and Erten Gazi have signed professional contracts overseas. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Former Men’s Basketball Players Gazi, Hawkins Sign Overseas Deals

August 10, 2020

A pair of former Fordham Men’s Basketball players have signed professional contracts in Europe. Erten Gazi, who completed his senior season in March, has signed with Anadolu Efes Istanbul in Turkey. ...

Fordham Football is on hold for the rest of 2020. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Fordham Football Suspends 2020 Season After Patriot League Edict

July 13, 2020

For the first time since 1963, there will be no football on Fordham’s campus this fall.  In compliance with the Patriot League’s announcement canceling fall sports in 2020, Fordham will not play its ...

Fordham Football won't get to play until late-September due to COVID-19. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Fordham Cancels First Three Football Games of 2020

July 6, 2020

After weeks of speculation, Fordham Football’s game against Hawaii — scheduled for Sept. 12 in Honolulu — has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns and Patriot League restrictions. On Tuesday...

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...

The Patriot League is hoping to hold its fall sports in 2020. (Courtesy of Patriot League)

Patriot League Offers Guidance for 2020 Fall Season

June 22, 2020

The Patriot League has announced its guidelines for a safe 2020 fall sports season. This affects Fordham because the Rams play football in the Patriot League and play all other sports in the Atlantic 10. The guideli...

The NCAA is hoping to get back on the field in July and August. (Courtesy of NCAA)

NCAA Football Oversight Committee Submits Proposed Preseason Model

June 18, 2020

On Wednesday, the NCAA’s Football Oversight Committee finalized a plan to hold summer activities and practices in advance of the upcoming 2020 season in the fall.  The plan calls for six weeks of preseason practices and wo...

Major League Baseball is on hold for all the wrong reasons. (Courtesy of Flickr)

What’s The Frequency, Baseball?

June 14, 2020

We regret to inform you that, during a global pandemic that has killed over 115,000 Americans and left at least 21 million people unemployed, Major League Baseball’s players and owners are squabbling over ...

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