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M. BASKETBALL | Hoops at home

February 20, 2009 • 0
The going only gets tougher. Coming off splits the last two weekends, the Bulldogs (9-13, 4-4 Ivy) conclude their four-game home stand with visits from Columbia and Cornell, the two teams atop the Ivy League standings. Last weekend, the Bulldogs opened with a convincing 60-48 victory over then first-place Princeton (9-11, 4-3). But the win »
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M. BASKETBALL | Another split weekend for Yale

February 16, 2009 • 0
Different weekend, same results. A week after a frustrating split on the road, the Bulldogs (9-13, 4-4 Ivy) dominated from the tip against then-first place Princeton (9-10, 4-2) on Friday night but could not continue the momentum Saturday night against a struggling Penn team (7-13, 3-3), posting their second split in as many weekends. Heading »
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M. BASKETBALL | Elis back at home

February 13, 2009 • 1
Home has never looked so sweet. Of the first 20 games of the season, the men’s basketball team played just five within the friendly confines of the John J. Lee Amphitheater. Now the Bulldogs (8-12, 3-3 Ivy) look to take advantage of a four-game home stand over the next two weekends and avoid hurting their »
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M. BASKETBALL | Bulldogs split ’em up

February 9, 2009 • 0
HANOVER, N.H. — The men’s basketball team knows how difficult it is to win two consecutive nights on the road. But the Elis also know they let a weekend sweep slip by. After routing archrival Harvard (10-10, 2-4 Ivy), 87-66, in Cambridge, Mass., on Friday night, the Bulldogs (8-12, 3-3) traveled here on Saturday and »
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Williams lands the job he’s always wanted

February 6, 2009 • 20
It was Nov. 29, and like any other Saturday, Tom Williams kicked back in front of the television with his wife in the living room of their Jacksonville home. On the eve of another pressure-filled NFL game day, the Jaguars assistant coach took a moment to indulge in one of his favorite passions — college »
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Castillo: Another memorable Super Bowl

February 2, 2009 • 1
After watching last year’s Super Bowl, I never thought another one would come close to matching its suspense and pure entertainment. The storylines around last year’s game — most notably the New England Patriots’ hunt for an unprecedented 19-0 record — made the game all-the-more memorable. And when, following Eli Manning’s frantic scramble in the »
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M. BASKETBALL | Five wins and on a roll

January 30, 2009 • 0
Riding their first five-game winning streak and 2-0 Ivy League start since the 2001-’02 season, the Bulldogs have a full weekend of conference competition for the first time this season. The Elis (7-9, 2-0 Ivy) make their final trip to the Empire State when they travel to Manhattan on Friday to square off against Columbia »
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FOOTBALL | A new captain for a new era

January 28, 2009 • 0
Yale football will look quite different in 2009 with a total of 37 seniors graduating this May and an overhauled coaching staff taking the reins. But if there is anyone who can captain the beginning of this new era of Yale football, Paul Rice ’10 is certainly qualified. Even if his dad is a Harvard »
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M. BASKETBALL | Bulldogs beat Bears in nail-biter

January 26, 2009 • 0
Having missed his first six shots from the field, Chris Andrews ’09 might have been hesitant to shoot down the stretch of Friday night’s crucial conference matchup against Brown (6-10, 0-2 Ivy). But Andrews isn’t your typical player. With Yale (7-9, 2-0) up by three with under a minute remaining, Andrews calmly hit the biggest »
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FOOTBALL | Paul Rice ’10 named captain

January 26, 2009 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Over the past two seasons, Yale football led the country in scoring defense and did so with a defensive player as captain for each of the campaigns. For the 2009 season, cornerback Paul Rice ’10 will look to continue the tradition that Brandt »
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M. BASKETBALL | Brown visits Payne Whitney

January 23, 2009 • 0
In sports they say it’s tough to defeat an opponent multiple times in one season. The men’s basketball team will try to do it twice in a week. Coming off a 70-62 victory over Brown (6-9, 0-1 Ivy) last Friday night in Providence, R.I., the Bulldogs (6-9, 1-0) look to start the Ivy League season »
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M. BASKETBALL | Comeback win opens Ivies

January 20, 2009 • 735
Maybe the men’s basketball team should just spot its opponent some points before every game. For the second consecutive time, the Bulldogs (6-9, 1-0 Ivy) stumbled out of the gate but were able to figure things out and come out on top. This time, Yale’s comeback came on the road at Brown (6-9, 0-1), beginning »