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Women’s Basketball Enters Season with New Blood

Women’s Basketball Enters Season with New Blood

November 9, 2016

By Sam Belden  Coaching college sports is often a test of adaptability. With high levels of turnover compared to professional organizations, teams are forced to compensate for the loss of graduating players, which ...

We Like Sports (and The Fordham Ram)

We Like Sports (and The Fordham Ram)

November 2, 2016

By Sam Belden I like sports. Anyone who knows me knows this to be true. I can talk about baseball and golf for hours on end, and my idea of a productive Sunday is plopping down in front of the TV and ...

Senior Profile: Oscar Cabanas

November 2, 2016

By Sam Belden The air is getting colder as we head into November, but don’t tell that to Oscar Cabanas. The senior co-captain of the Fordham golf team is a proud Floridian, and while he fondly speaks o...

Overtime: On Golf in Asia

Overtime: On Golf in Asia

November 2, 2016

By Sam Belden You might not have heard about it, but golf history was made over the weekend at the WGC-HSBC Champions. Hideki Matsuyama of Japan became the first Asian-born winner of a World Golf Cha...

Trim Wins as Golf Takes Fifth at Lehigh

Trim Wins as Golf Takes Fifth at Lehigh

October 26, 2016

By Sam Belden  It was a winless fall for Fordham Golf, but at least one Ram was able to add to his trophy case. Battling through the rain and wind, junior captain Joseph Trim won the individual title ...

Two Spectacular Shortstops

Two Spectacular Shortstops

October 26, 2016

By Sam Belden  The World Series gets underway this week, and the degree to which the two combatant teams resemble each other is remarkable. Both represent Midwestern cities. Both will be fighting to raise th...

Review: “The Old Ball Game”

Review: “The Old Ball Game”

October 19, 2016

By Sam Belden Located in a dimly lit hallway in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s American Wing, “The Old Ball Game” is small in size but epic in scope. The exhibition, comprised mostly of small vintage bas...

Ready for Moore

October 18, 2016

By Sam Belden Two years ago, I wrote a column about American golfer Ryan Moore in The Ram. While he was 31 years old at the time — not particularly young, even by golf standards — I predicted h...

Overtime: On the Ryder Cup

Overtime: On the Ryder Cup

October 5, 2016

By Sam Belden On Sunday afternoon, sports fans from around the world witnessed something rare: a win for Team USA at the Ryder Cup. For just the third time in the last two decades, the trophy is ret...

Golf Battles at Yale

Golf Battles at Yale

October 5, 2016

By Sam Belden The Fordham golf team may have been shut out of the top 10 for a third consecutive event, but the weekend still marked a big step in the right direction. Going up against a brutally tough slate of competitors at the...

Golf Finishes 12th in Vermont

Golf Finishes 12th in Vermont

September 28, 2016

By Sam Belden Coming off of a sterling spring campaign, the Fordham golf team has struggled to continue that success this fall. After finishing 15th out of 19 teams at the Hartford Hawks Invitational last week, t...

Women’s Tennis Competes at Army

Women’s Tennis Competes at Army

September 27, 2016

By Sam Belden The women’s tennis team hit the road for the second weekend in a row last Friday, traveling upstate to participate in the West Point Invitational. There, the Rams found plenty of individual success, gaining some momentum as they move through their sprint of a fall ...

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