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From the WFUV Archives: Jackie and Vin

by Phil Acocella
Vin and Jackie in 1950, courtesy of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY

Yesterday was the 64th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Listen as legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully reflects on the baseball great in our 1997 feature Jackie Robinson: The Man Behind the Ballplayer.

The Real Meaning of Fordham's Victory Over St. John's

by Andrew O'Connell

One week removed from Fordham’s stunning 84-81 victory over St. John’s in the Rose Hill Gym, I thought that the hangover from the biggest victory of the past decade had begun to wear off for me (a week full of final exams and term papers will tend to do that to a college student).  Feeling that I needed a little study break, I decided to pop in my DVD copy of the game and relive the moment.  I’m glad that I did.