The last of the amateurs

April 10, 2014
Monday night capped off one of the most exciting months college basketball has seen in years.

Losing for the future

February 27, 2014
The 2013-’14 season will also have another, less attractive label: the Year of the Tank.

The Wild West of sports

January 30, 2014
Last week, the president of one of the most popular sports teams in the world was forced to resign for bringing one of the most sought-after players in world to his team, and you probably didn’t hear about it. Sandro Rosell, the now-former president of FC Barcelona, stepped down last Thursday after a Spanish judge »
The women’s golf team won the Dartmouth Invitational Tournament last weekend by 15 strokes.

GOLF | Yale teams tee off to strong season

September 19, 2012
A stellar start to the season for the men’s golf team Monday and Tuesday was eclipsed only by the even stronger performance of the women’s golf team over the weekend. The women’s team opened its season with a 15-stroke win at the Dartmouth Invitational Tournament. Shreya Ghei ’15 capped off the weekend by winning the »
Matt Gibson ’12 of the Long Island Lizards earned this season’s Major League Lacrosse Rookie of the Year award.

Gibson ’12 named MLL Rookie of the Year

September 13, 2012
A Yalie has stunned the lacrosse world as a rising star in the major leagues. At the start of this year’s Major League Lacrosse Season, published its predictions for the 2012 Rookie of the Year award. Rob Pannell, the 2010 and 2011 National Attackman of the Year from Cornell, topped the list, followed by »
William N. Wallace ’45W was a New York Times sports writer, an active follower of Yale football and a devoted Bulldogs fan.

Yale football devotee Wallace ’45W dies at 88

August 29, 2012
William N. Wallace ’45W, a former New York Times sports writer and lifelong Yale football fan, died Aug. 11 of acute myeloid leukemia in Norwalk, Conn. He was 88. Wallace’s sportswriting career began at the News, where he covered football and other sports as a Yale undergraduate. After graduation, he reported on local sports for »
After defeating a red-hot Bryant squad in dramatic fashion on Friday, the men’s lacrosse team has now won three consecutive games in overtime, and has a six-game overall winning streak.

M. LACROSSE | Elis win sixth straight

April 23, 2012
The 2012 Yale men’s lacrosse team cannot seem to avoid excitement. Friday night under the lights at Reese Stadium, the No. 20 Elis (8–4, 3–2 Ivy) knocked off the No. 19 Bryant Bulldogs, 11–10, in the second extra period for their third straight overtime victory. “We’re not trying to, actually,” attackman Deron Dempster ’13 said »
Attackman Matt Gibson ’12 has scored 14 goals in the Bulldogs’ last four games. against Stony Brook on Monday, he notched two goals and took 11 shots. No. 20 Yale faces No. 19 Bryant tonight.

M. LACROSSE | Yale preps for dog fight

April 20, 2012
The No. 20 Bulldogs head into the penultimate game of their regular season riding a five-game winning streak and two straight overtime wins. But on Friday night at Reese Stadium they will go up against another one of the hottest teams in college lacrosse right now. The No. 19 Bryant Bulldogs have won ten games »
The men’s lacrosse team has two non-conference games before facing Harvard on April 28 in a home contest.

M. LACROSSE | Bulldogs outlast Bears in 4-OT

April 16, 2012
Deron Dempster ’13 played the role of hero again Friday night, whipping the ball past Brown goalkeeper Will Round in the fourth overtime period to give the Elis a thrilling 11–10 victory over the Bears. Two weeks ago against Penn, the junior attacker scored the game-winning goal for the Bulldogs (6–4, 3–2 Ivy) with 11.9 »
Midfielder Ryan McCarthy ’14 had six goals and 11 points over ten games in 2011.

M. LACROSSE | Ivy league race heats up

April 13, 2012
After the men’s lacrosse team returned to the national rankings last Saturday for the first time in four weeks, the No. 20 Bulldogs travel to Brown on Friday for their fifth Ivy contest of the season. The Elis (5–4, 2–2 Ivy) extended their winning streak to three last Saturday with a 13–11 victory at Dartmouth. »

M. LACROSSE | Elis Back Over .500

April 9, 2012
Eight different Bulldogs found the net as the men’s lacrosse team overcame a 3–0 deficit to beat Dartmouth (2–7, 0–3 Ivy) 13–11 on Saturday. The victory stretched the Elis’ current winning streak to three and kept Yale (5–4, 2–2 Ivy) in the race to get into the Ivy League tournament. “We had eight different guys »
Last year, the Bulldogs beat the Big Green 9-7 at home, holding the Big Green scoreless for 39 minutes .

M. LACROSSE | Yale pursues third straight win

April 6, 2012
Tomorrow the Bulldogs will look to build on their two-game winning streak when they travel to Hanover to take on Dartmouth. Last weekend, Yale broke a four-match slump with its first Ivy League win in a thriller against Penn. The Elis (4–4, 1–2 Ivy) led for most of the contest but allowed the Quakers to »