The last of the amateurs

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

Losing for the future

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

The Wild West of sports

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 […]

GOLF | Yale teams tee off to strong season

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 […]

Gibson ’12 named MLL Rookie of the Year

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, InsideLacrosse.com 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 […]

Yale football devotee Wallace ’45W dies at 88

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 […]

M. LACROSSE | Elis claim Ivy championship

The No. 15 men’s lacrosse team qualified for the NCAA Tournament on Sunday when it won the 2012 Ivy League Tournament with a 15–7 victory over Princeton. It was the ninth consecutive win for the Bulldogs, who beat perennial Ivy League powerhouse No. 13 Cornell on Friday, 14–10. Attackman Deron Dempster ’13 notched a hat […]

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M. LACROSSE | Elis win sixth straight

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 […]

M. LACROSSE | Yale preps for dog fight

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 […]

M. LACROSSE | Bulldogs outlast Bears in 4-OT

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 […]

M. LACROSSE | Ivy league race heats up

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

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 […]