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Former Fordham University Rams Erten Gazi and Javontae Hawkins sign professional contracts

A pair of former Fordham men’s basketball standouts have signed professional contracts with European teams according to Eurobasket.com. Erten Gazi, who graduated last spring, will join the Anadolu Efes Istanbul (BSL) in Turkey while Javontae Hawkins, who played as a graduate transfer at Fordham in 2016-2017, signed with MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg (BBL). Gazi, who transferred […]

Fordham Athletic Director Dave Roach Announces Retirement

Fordham University Director of Athletics David Roach, who has served in collegiate athletics for 45 years, announced his retirement today effective June 30, 2020. “After much thought and reflection, I have decided to retire at the end of June”, said Roach. “It has been an exceptionally satisfying and rewarding forty-five years in intercollegiate athletics, and […]

World heavyweight contender Lou Savarese to be inducted into New York State Boxing HOF

World heavyweight title challenger and two-time New York Golden Gloves champion Lou Savarese (46-7, 38 KOs) is living the dream, as they say, preparing for his upcoming induction into the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF). As one of the 28-member Class of 2020, the popular Savarese will be formally inducted at the […]

Meet the New York State Boxing HOF Class of 2020

The New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF) has officially announced its 28-member Class of 2019. The ninth annual NYSBHOF induction dinner will be held Sunday afternoon (12:30-5:30 p.m. ET), April 19, at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. “I am proud that we are continuing to honor New York men […]

Mets Sign Four-Time All-Star Dellin Betances

The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed four-time All-Star RHP Dellin Betances to a one-year contract with a player option for 2021. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Mets designated infielder Sam Haggerty for assignment. Betances, 31, was the first reliever in baseball history to have 100 or more […]

New York City FC Announces Citi Field Series for 2020 Season

New York City FC today announced that the Club has moved four regular season games to Citi Field for the upcoming 2020 MLS season. The decision eliminates four midweek games, in favor of weekend matches, and minimizes congestion throughout the season. Not only does this move provide a more competitive schedule for players, it also […]

New York City FC Signs Academy Product Tayvon Gray Who Becomes First Bronx Native To Sign With NYCFC

New York City FC  announced that Homegrown defender Tayvon Gray has signed his first professional contract with the Club becoming the first Bronx native to sign with NYCFC. Gray said: “I’m very excited to sign with New York City FC. I’m a Bronx kid and this is my hometown team, so to start my professional […]