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Checketts comes to Yale

April 21, 2009 • 0
When David Checketts, the chief executive officer of Madison Square Garden Corporation from 1994 to 2001, was asked about the recent misfortunes of the New York Knicks, he kept his on-the-record comments short: “Oh boy,” he muttered. But Checketts had more to say on the subject of the sports industry as a whole at a »
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NCAA Tournament | Keys to the game: Yale vs. Vermont

March 27, 2009 • 0
1. Between the Pipes Since the dust settled in No. 5 Yale’s goaltender shuffle, Alec Richards ’09 has provided Yale with consistency in the net. His netminding has yielded a .926 save percentage and four shutouts. Vermont’s starting netminder, freshman Rob Madore, has only one shutout and a .911 percentage. Without the years of experience »
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NCAA Tournament | Keys to the game: Air Force vs. Michigan

March 27, 2009 • 0
1. Michigan’s speed As one of the top programs in the nation, No. 3 Michigan can consistently recruit the biggest and fastest players in the nation and regularly sends players to the NHL. Michigan’s team averages 192 lbs, compared to No. 18 Air Force’s 152 lbs. Yet Michigan is held up as one of the »
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Former admiral discusses security challenges

March 4, 2009 • 0
A former top U.S. admiral struck a cautiously optimistic tone about the challenges to U.S. security in a lecture Tuesday. “None of this is going to be easy, none of this is going to be done in a day,” said Admiral William J. Fallon, formerly the commander of U.S. Central Command. “Can it be done? »
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M. HOCKEY | High-scoring freshman talks hockey

February 25, 2009 • 1
Princeton may have ended Yale’s ten-game unbeaten streak, but center Brian O’Neill ’12 is still hot on the ice. After joining the Bulldogs this year, the Timothy Dwight College freshman has already played in 26 games and scored nine goals on the season. As Yale maintains its position on top the ECAC statndings, O’Neill took »
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Former ambassador discusses Cold War

February 12, 2009 • 0
Former Ambassador Jack Matlock had sharp words for recent U.S. policy toward Russia. “Talk about shooting yourself in the foot,” he said of America’s decision to reject the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty even after Russia had signed the document. “I think the Senate shot us in a more vital organ.” Matlock, who was the American »
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Hockey sees fans and a fight

February 9, 2009 • 2
In years past, student fans at the typical Yale men’s hockey game have been so few and far between that you can “lie down and take a nap in the student section,” as 25-year season ticket holder Ben Raccio put it. But things have changed at the Whale now that the Bulldogs — who are »