The real story at SochiIn some of my previous columns, I argued that sports ultimately are entertainment businesses designed to, well, entertain people.
The "N-word" and the NFLLast week, the National Football League struck up the conversation when it proposed a 15-yard penalty for the use of the “N-word” on the field, with a possibility of ejection upon subsequent use.
HE: Athletes are not role modelsAs spectators, we expect our athletes to show grace whether they win or lose, forgetting that the athletes have put a lifetime of work, and often their physical and mental health, on the line for our amusement.
Onorato: Being a good sportThere is a good argument to be made that sports are just another form of entertainment in our society.
MEN'S HOCKEY: Bulldogs to take on Crimson at IngallsThis series carries widespread implications as the No. 16 Bulldogs look to keep their hopes of an NCAA Tournament bid alive.
MEN’S LACROSSE: Bulldogs take on Fairfield
The no. 10 men’s lacrosse team will head south on I-95 to put its two-game win streak on the line against Fairfield.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale to take on Harvard, Dartmouth
With two games to go in the regular season, Yale sits two games behind Harvard.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale fights for .500
The women’s basketball team enters its final weekend looking to close its season out on a high note against Harvard and Dartmouth on the road. Yale (12–14, 6–6 Ivy) has an opportunity to finish its overall season at 0.500 and conference play with a winning record with wins this weekend. The Bulldogs are searching for »
BASKETBALL: how to beat Harvard, again
When the Crimson comes to town tomorrow for the biggest game of the Ivy League season, it will be a clash of styles: grit vs. finesse.
Baseball: Elis fly south
The Yale baseball team is heading south again, this time to central Florida for its annual Spring Break trip.
SOFTBALL: busy spring break ahead
The Yale softball team will make its own spring training trip to Florida to take on tough competition as part of the USF Under Armour Tournament
The real story at Sochi
In some of my previous columns, I argued that sports ultimately are entertainment businesses designed to, well, entertain people.
The “N-word” and the NFL
Last week, the National Football League struck up the conversation when it proposed a 15-yard penalty for the use of the “N-word” on the field, with a possibility of ejection upon subsequent use.
WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Bulldogs begin season 3-0
The Elis (3–0, 1–0 Ivy) succeeded against the Big Green (2–1, 0–1 Ivy) on Saturday, relying on a strong second half to pull away and clinch the win.
Yale seeks consistency in fourth place finish
Coming off one of its best performances and a second-place finish at the Ivy Classic, the gymnastics team was looking to carry its momentum forward this past Friday in a quad meet against Western Michigan, Bridgeport and host Penn State.
TRACK AND FIELD: Dooney ’16 shows in 5k
Yale distance runner Kevin Dooney ’16 ran his way onto the Eli record books on Sunday at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.