Breaking down Yale Athletics’ budget

Yale spent close to $38 million on athletics in the 2014 fiscal year, the second-highest total in the Ivy League. That total, though, may be somewhat deceptive.

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Alumni fund new polo arena

The intercollegiate teams of the Yale Polo Club started off 2015 with mixed results this past weekend, as the men’s squad rode to an easy victory over Brown, but the women’s team faltered on its home arena against Skidmore. For members of the Yale teams, though, the opening games were not nearly as important as the venue the matches were played in.

FOOTBALL: Varga shines in Senior Bowl

Saturday night in the fourth quarter of the Reese’s Senior Bowl, NFL Network commentator Mike Mayock and his crew could be heard singing the Yale fight song on national television. The reason? Tyler Varga ’15, Yale football running back and now a serious NFL prospect, was taking over the game.

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TENNIS: Spring season set to start

After nearly three months of offseason training, the Yale men’s and women’s tennis teams are within two days of their first official matches in 2015. And with just four seniors lost to graduation across the two teams last season, both squads head into the spring with high expectations.

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Jauron ’73 to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

Dick Jauron ’73, a former Yale football running back and National Football League defensive back, was named as an inductee to the College Football Hall of Fame this morning.

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Stannard named men’s soccer head coach

Following the 19-year tenure of former head coach Brian Tompkins, Yale athletics has named Kylie Stannard to be the next head coach of the men's soccer team.

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Football lands WR Hines in transfer

Set to lose key wideouts Deon Randall ’15 and Grant Wallace ’15 to graduation, the Yale football team quickly reinforced its receiving corps by landing a transfer from a major NCAA program.

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FOOTBALL: Varga ’15 named Ivy League offensive player of the year

Yale football running back Tyler Varga ’15 has accumulated an impressive slate of honors for his performance this past season. Today, he may have won his most important yet.

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FOOTBALL: In Reno, a turnaround titan

Two years after posting a disappointing 2–8 record, the Yale football team’s historic 2014 season highlighted the program’s rebuilding under head coach Tony Reno.

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FOOTBALL: Yale football elects a Champion

There is no better way to make a statement about your goals than by naming a player with the last name “Champion” as your leader.

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FOOTBALL: In thriller, Bulldogs fall to Harvard

Up until the final seconds, it seemed like 2014 was going to be the year the Bulldogs did it.

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Champion ’16 elected football captain

Will lead Yale's 143rd football team.

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