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December 17, 2010 | By Baxter Holmes
That familiar face. The one in a class. The USC student swore he'd seen it before. "You're Jio Fontan, from Fordham?" he asked. Why yes, the USC junior guard thought. Always nice to meet a basketball fan. Only Fontan soon learned he'd met a fan from the movie he was in, not from the game he plays. Figures, Fontan thought. It's L.A. "Everybody's a star out here," he said, laughing. He'd rather be known for hoops, not the PBS documentary about his New Jersey high school.
October 2, 2012 | By Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times
When teenagers engage in dangerous behavior, adults usually chalk it up to some innate fondness for risk - the thrill of an unsafe situation. But in fact, adolescents may be more risk-averse than adults, a new study has found.  Their willingness to engage in risky behavior may have less to do with thrill-seeking per se than with a higher tolerance for uncertain consequences, researchers reported Monday. “Teenagers enter unsafe situations not because they are drawn to dangerous or risky situations, but rather because they aren't informed enough about the odds of the consequences of their actions,” said Agnieszka Tymula, a postdoctoral researcher at New York University and coauthor of a report detailing the study, in a statement.
March 8, 2011 | By Scott Collins, Los Angeles Times
Everyone has by now heard about the manic, tough-talking Charlie Sheen, the sitcom actor who publicly insults his bosses and makes T-shirt-ready boasts of "winning" and having tiger blood. But former porn star Ginger Lynn says she got intimate with another side of TV's top-earning actor ? one that fans can now share for a price. "There's a side of him that I don't think many people hear about," Lynn said during an interview Friday. "Especially because right now, everyone's focusing on the negative.
March 11, 1986
Larry Glueck, a former assistant coach at Harvard, was named head football coach at Fordham University.
April 26, 1998 | BILL PLASCHKE, Bill Plaschke is a Times sports columnist
Hi, everybody, and a very pleasant good morning to you wherever you may be. It's a beautiful morning here in Pacific Palisades, the sun shining, a soft breeze sneaking through the trees. Glad you could join us; let's set the scene: The man voted the most memorable personality in Los Angeles Dodger history is on his knees, sleeves rolled up. This most memorable personality is giving infant Jordan Kyle Schaefer a bath. And oh, what a marvelous time they are having. He washes behind his ears . . .
February 6, 1985 | Associated Press
A Metro Atlantic Conference basketball game between Army and Fordham was suspended shortly before halftime Tuesday night after a bomb threat was telephoned to the Fordham security office, Fordham athletic director Dave Rice said. Rice said a male voice, which he described as foreign, warned that a bomb would be detonated inside Rose Hill Gymnasium "because Army is playing."
February 15, 2000 | Associated Press
Fordham Coach Bob Hill was reprimanded by the Atlantic 10 for calling the officiating "an embarrassment to basketball" after Sunday's loss to St. Joseph's. Hill was ejected after receiving two technical fouls. Fordham player Steve Canal, also ejected, was suspended for one game by the school.
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