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Imani Simon: the Littlest, but Bravest Ram

by Drew Casey

Imani Simon (left) pictured with Aaliyah Jones (right) courtesy of Fordham Women's Basketball

The Fordham women's basketball team is in the midst of their stretch run in hopes of winning their second consecutive Atlantic 10 Championship. Despite their push as the regular season draws near its end, the team continues to do great work off the court. Throughout the season, an existing bond with Imani Simon has grown stronger.

Hidden Talent at the Orange Bowl

by Joey Brander

Joey Brander : WFUV Sports 

On the eve of both the new year and the first college football playoff games, the Capital One Orange Bowl saw 7th ranked Mississippi State and 12th ranked Georgia Tech battle to end their seasons with a win. While the pre-game hype centered largely on Mississippi State star quarterback Dak Prescott, who finished eighth in Heisman voting, his top receiving target, De’Runnya Wilson, found himself under the radar. 

Boca Raton Bowl: The Story Behind the Game

by Joey Brander

Joey Brander : WFUV Sports

The inaugural Boca Raton Bowl was an exciting and high scoring battle that saw a kickoff returned for a touchdown, five total touchdowns accounted for by quarterback Rakeem Cato and a historic 18-catch performance by Marshall receiver Tommy Shuler in a resounding 52-23 victory for the Thundering Herd. However, the bowl did not begin with the teams storming onto the field to the cheers of the thousands of fans, nor with the opening kickoff. Rather, the game itself was the final stage of months of preparation by both the city of Boca Raton and ESPN. 

Doug McDermott Speaks on Eventful Draft Night

by Kenny Ducey

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

After being taken by the Denver Nuggets with the 11th pick, former Creighton F Doug McDermott was traded to the Chicago Bulls for the 16th and 19th picks in this year's NBA Draft. After almost two hours of sorting things out, McDermott spoke to the media about some advice he's gotten from Kyle Korver, and what he likes about the Bulls.

Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker discuss Versatility, Each Other

by Kenny Ducey

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

Andrew Wiggins became the 11th international player to be drafted 1st overall when he went to the Cleveland Cavaliers to begin the 2014 NBA Draft. It also marks two consecutive years a Canadian player has gone atop the draft board. Jabari Parker followed Wiggins, and became the third Duke player to go in that slot, and the first since Jay Williams in 2002.

Both Wiggins and Parker commented on the competition between each of them at the top of the Draft, as well as where they might fit on their respective teams.

Verne Lundquist: 2014 Vin Scully Award Winner

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Chris Taggart

It might be easy for Verne Lundquist, who is now in his 50th year of sports broadcasting, to gloat about his long list of radio and television achievements. But that wouldn't be his style.

Truly humbled, and always reverential to his predecessors, Lundquist graciously received the seventh annual Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award at Gotham Hall in New York City on Thursday night.

2014 NFL Draft Preview: Taylor Lewan

by Matt Rosenfeld

MGoBlog/Flickr

WFUV Sports will once again host live pick by pick coverage of the NFL Draft from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.  Throughout the week leading up to the draft we will look at draft prospects, team needs, and discuss the draft with top beat reporters from around the country to provide comprehensive coverage of the National Football League's premier offseason event.