National Sports

Who Will Win Super Bowl 51?

By OBSERVER STAFF By MATTHEW MCCARTHY Managing Editor New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick has made a habit of capitalizing on the mistakes opposing teams make. If...

A New Trend Emerges in College Bowl Games

More and more players are starting to wonder if it’s worth playing in the bowl games which are scheduled at the end of the season.

Fordham Students Discuss NFL Playoffs

After a tumultuous regular season that saw the National Football League (NFL) face decreasing viewership, poor officiating, suspensions, injuries and other scandals, the 2016 season is nearing its final game.

NBA Season Shoots Off to a Good Start

Fall has come and gone, and winter prepares us for the next phase of sports. The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) basketball season has been off to a good start.

The Popularity of Fantasy Sports Continues to Grow

While nearly 75 million people play fantasy football in the United States and Canada this year, according to Forbes, many people do not know very much about industry behind the game.

Kaepernick’s Decision Under Scrutiny

Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the National Anthem has sparked a nation-wide debate

NFL Welcomes Kathryn Smith, League’s First Female Coach

Right now, Kathryn Smith is not a household name, but it should be.

The Controversy Behind Native American Mascots

Fordham students weigh in on the use of offensive mascot names.

Focus on Tennessee, not Just Peyton Manning

The media should focus on the hostile environment at Tennessee, not their former quarterback.

Is Victor Cruz Still Valuable?

Victor Cruz can still add value to a Giants team that needs all the help it can get.