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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 ...

Jake MacKenzie (above) is off to the Boston Red Sox organization. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

MacKenzie to Red Sox, Stankiewicz to Twins as Undrafted Free Agents

June 14, 2020

Despite the team’s season being canceled, Fordham Baseball saw two of its own make the leap to the professional ranks this weekend. Senior infielder Jake MacKenzie, who hit .306 in over two season...

The Atlantic 10 and its member schools will decide when it is safe to resume team practices and athletic events. (Courtesy of the Atlantic 10 Conference)

Atlantic 10 Forms COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee

June 7, 2020

The Atlantic 10 Conference announced the formation of the COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee.

Michael Jordan's shot at the end of Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals (above) clinched the Bulls' sixth championship. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Last Dance Diaries: Let It Be

May 19, 2020

“Michael’s a mystic. He was never anywhere else.” — Mark Vancil, Author, “Rare Air” These reviews, after each week’s episodes of ESPN’s “The Last Dance,” have focused heavily — ...

Michael Jordan has a laugh at comments made by Gary Payton in

Last Dance Diaries: “Nice Game, Mike”

May 12, 2020

Sunday night’s episodes of “The Last Dance” are the most emotional of the series. The first 15 minutes of episode seven delve into the sudden passing of Jordan’s father — gunned down on the s...

Brian Bacharach (Maroon, at left) will replace Bill Harris (maroon, at right) as Fordham's Water Polo coach. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Bacharach Named New Water Polo Coach

May 6, 2020

Water Polo will have a new head coach this fall, as Brian Bacharach, the team’s associate head coach for the past two years and co-head coach last season, has been promoted to head coach. Bill Harris, the...

The late John Michael Wozniak, a security guard at the United Center, won this week's edition of

Last Dance Diaries: To Be Like Mike

May 5, 2020

“A lot of people say they’d like to be Michael Jordan for a day or for a week, but let them try to be Michael Jordan for a year and see if they like it.” — Michael Jordan Michael Jordan is one of...

Michael Jordan (above) watches video of Isiah Thomas. This became the leading meme from Sunday night's episodes of

Last Dance Diaries: DNP (Vegas)

April 28, 2020

“The Last Dance” is only tangentially about the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls. Sure, that season is the subject of ESPN’s documentary, which aired episodes three and four on Sunday night. All of the docume...

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