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Spring athletes will be granted an extra year of eligibility, and seniors will be allowed to come back for one more year. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Eligibility Relief Granted for Spring Athletes, Denied for Winter Players

April 1, 2020

On Monday, the NCAA extended eligibility for spring athletes who lost their seasons to the coronavirus outbreak.

The NCAA lost its March Madness Tournament and, along with it, much of its revenue. (Courtesy of Flickr)

NCAA, Member Schools to Suffer Massive Losses from Coronavirus Shutdown

April 1, 2020

Thanks to the NCAA's loss of the March Madness Tournament and spring season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organization, along with its member schools, will bear the brunt of major financial losses.

The NCAA will officially vote on eligiblity relief for spring athletes on Monday, with the measure widely expected to pass. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Extra Eligibility Leaves Upcoming Decisions for Student-Athletes

March 25, 2020

Seniors at Fordham will soon be forced to decide whether or not to return to school to play sports for an extra year.

Athletes of the Week for 1/15-1/21

Athletes of the Week

January 22, 2020

Men’s Tennis had a commanding 6-1 victory over Bucknell on Sunday, and de Macar was an enormous part of that.

The season can’t end soon enough for Fordham Men’s Basketball after its fourth straight loss in a row. (Courtesy of Mackenzie Cranna/The Fordham Ram)

Men’s Basketball Routed by Davidson University over the Weekend

March 6, 2019

Men's Basketball was no match for potential NCAA-Tournament team Davidson as they were easily defeated over the weekend.

Sister Jean was indeed a contributing factor to the successful March Madness run of Loyola-Chicago University (Courtesy of Flickr).

Sister Jean: The Face of an Underdog

April 4, 2018

By Faustino Galante On Saturday, March 31, 11 seed underdog Loyola-Chicago was defeated by Michigan in the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament Final Four 69-57. Loyola’s run to the semi-finals was an improbable one. Coll...

The NCAA's ban of satellite camps was a callous decision. (Courtesy of Wikimedia)

NCAA Satellite Camp Ban is a Mistake

April 27, 2016

By Jack McGuire In 2012, ESPN and the NCAA reached a 12-year, 7.3 billion dollar deal for the rights to televise the College Football Playoff. On the same day, players such as Johnny Manziel, Deshaun Wats...

Villanova will be a No. 1 seed this year but will still be vulnerable. Courtesy of Wikimedia

Overtime: On March Madness

March 9, 2016

By Pat Costello The NCAA tournament is right around the corner. Every season, fans get excited for their teams to compete for a national championship. There is nothing more exciting than the first rou...

The NCAA's policy regarding marijuana does not match the national attitudes regarding the drug. Courtesy of Flickr.

Eliminating the NCAA’s Marijuana Restriction

October 28, 2015

By Jaclyn Weiner The marijuana policy of the NCAA has been under criticism, especially in the past couple of years. It is getting more difficult to justify the testing of college athletes for marijuana use, when ...

Mother Nature Plaguing Spring

April 14, 2015

By Drew Casey NCAA baseball and softball do not attract large crowds in the Northeast, in part because of the weather. In order to complete the season relatively close to graduation at many universities, the NCAA baseball and softball seasons begin in early February and conclude by mid-June. Because of the start date, teams in the Northeast are forced to travel to warmer locations to begin competition. According to WFUV’s Executive...

Basketball's Madness in March

Basketball’s Madness in March

March 24, 2015

By Pat Costello If you are a basketball fan, then March is your Christmas. Between the NBA, currently in the home stretch leading to the playoffs, and the always-entertaining NCAA Tournament, there are many o...

Back From the Dead: MSG and College Basketball

April 30, 2014

By MACK ROSENBERG CONTRIBUTING WRITER The atmosphere. The fans. The anticipation. The Garden. It was St. John’s versus Georgetown. It was a big time college basketball game in New York City in the early 1980s between the top two teams in the country, and Tom Pecora was there. “People were offered three or four hundred dollars for the ticket. It was that big of a game,” says Pecora. “I wasn’t making that much a ...

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