SAILING | Yale’s ignored national powerhouse

On a mid-September Tuesday, it was pouring in Branford, Conn. The coed and women’s sailing teams were about to start practice, and everyone was already drenched. Many members of the team had chosen to wear waterproof layers out on the water. Max Nickbarg ’14, however, chose to go shirtless under his life jacket. “We’ll be […]

FOOTBALL | Cornell comeback curbed

With six minutes left in the third quarter, the Yale football team found itself in a hauntingly familiar situation. The Bulldogs (2–0,1–0 Ivy), who had scored early and often and led by as many as 17 points in the first half, suddenly found their lead cut to six as a resurgent Cornell (1–1, 0–1) found […]

FOOTBALL | Yale vs. Cornell

Read as we live blog Yale football’s face-off against Cornell in their Ivy opener. FOOTBALL | Yale vs. Cornell

Longtime football fans keep coming back

When Ann Clark and her late husband, Law School professor Eli Clark ’43 LAW ’47 ART ’58, used to go to Yale football games in the 1940s, they took a streetcar from campus to the Yale Bowl. They stood on boards that hung down from the car and threw pennies to children who lined Chapel […]


Yale vs. Cornell: Keys to the Game

GIVE THE BALL TO CHRIS Wide receiver Chris Smith ’13 led Yale in receptions last season, led the Football Championship Series in kickoff return average and set a Yale record for career kickoff return touchdowns. Maybe he was just warming up. Smith caught two touchdowns against Georgetown last weekend, and finished with 104 receiving yards […]

UP CLOSE | Elis beat recruiting cap

When the Yale women’s swimming and diving team raced Harvard and Princeton last year, the Elis fielded the fewest athletes of the three in all but one of the meet’s 17 events. Four Yale swimmers took on eight from Princeton and 11 from Harvard in the 50-yard freestyle. Three Yale divers faced nine from Harvard […]

Apple Store will open Saturday

It’s finally official: the Apple Store which is under construction on Broadway will open this Saturday, Apple announced on its website Tuesday morning. A grand opening is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at the store at 65 Broadway, next to Barnes and Noble. The store will include a shopping area and “Genius Bar” for technical […]


FOOTBALL | Bulldogs beat Georgetown in opener

Last year, the Yale football team (1–0, 0–0 Ivy) needed a touchdown sneak from quarterback Patrick Witt ’12 as time expired to come from behind and beat Georgetown (2–1, 1–0 Patriot). But this year, the quarterback ended Saturday’s game against the Hoyas by taking a knee, capping a 37–27 victory — a fitting end to […]

FOOTBALL | Bulldogs beat Georgetown in opener

This time, Patrick Witt ’12 did not need the last minute touchdown dive. Witt, with help from the kick returns of Chris Smith ’13 and a defense that settled down as the game wore on, led Yale (1–0, 0–0 Ivy) to its first victory of the season on Saturday, a 37–27 decision over Georgetown (2–1, […]

FOOTBALL | Yale vs. Georgetown

Stick with our live blog as Yale faces off against Georgetown in the season opener. FOOTBALL | Yale vs. Georgetown


FOOTBALL | Keys to the game

Play four quarters In the Georgetown game last year, Yale dominated the first half by a score of 27–14. But the Elis allowed 21 unanswered points in the third quarter and needed a last-second touchdown dive from quarterback Patrick Witt ’12 to clinch a come-from-behind win. Such second-half hiccups characterized last season for the team. […]

FOOTBALL | Pulsipher ’12 mixes marriage and football

When the Yale football team convened for its first preseason practice four weeks ago, all but two of its players were on the field. One freshman had not yet been cleared to play by the NCAA. The other, Austin Pulsipher ’12, was on his honeymoon in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Pulsipher, 23, is the only member […]