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ONORATO: Celebrating the Bowl

This fall marks 100 years of football at the historic Yale Bowl.

ONORATO: Jeter transcends rivalry

I have always been, and will always be, a diehard Red Sox fan.

HE: Feeding the white elephants

For every iconic sports team, there is an iconic stadium or arena associated with it.

HE: Student-athletes should be paid

But greed, as it turns out, is not always good.

ONORATO: Celebrating America's pastime

Made and perfected right here at home, the sport and the experience that baseball offers is uniquely American.

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After a frustrating series against Brown, the Yale women’s hockey team is out to prove what it is capable of as it takes on a set of ranked opponents this Friday and Saturday.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale hopes to keep streak alive

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Currently riding a season-best four-game winning streak, the Yale women’s basketball team will host Columbia and Cornell at home on Friday and Sunday.

SWIMMING & DIVING: Bulldogs gear up for HYP

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For the Yale men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, the annual Harvard–Yale–Princeton meet is the most intense regular season contest of the year. The 2015 iteration — this year hosted at Harvard — will be no different, especially since every team competing is currently undefeated in conference play.

MEN’S HOCKEY: First and worst coming to Ingalls

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After two tough one-goal losses last weekend, the Yale men’s ice hockey team is looking to rebound against two competitors that run the gamut of the ECAC standings.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Elis hit the road for Columbia, Cornell

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With the first full weekend of Ivy action on tap, the Yale men’s basketball team finds itself perched atop the Ancient Eight with seven teams gunning for them. Two of those clubs will have a chance to dethrone the Elis this weekend, as Yale travels to New York to square off against Columbia and Cornell.

GYMNASTICS: Meet honors former Yale coach

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The Yale gymnastics team will host its first home meet on Saturday, but the first annual Don Tonry Invitational has a special meaning to anyone who has been part of the Yale gymnastics program since 1962. A lynchpin of Yale gymnastics, Tonry was a coach, an Olympian and an administrator. He died at the age of 78 in May 2013.

SQUASH: Columbia talks team, future

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Edward Columbia ’18 has played a big role on the Yale men’s squash team this season. After taking a gap year to study theater in New York City, Columbia currently starts for the Bulldogs and has contributed a number of important wins, including two victories this past weekend against George Washington and Navy.

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TENNIS: Tennis teams get big wins to open spring

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Yale tennis kicked off the spring season this weekend with three wins for the men’s team and one for the women’s team.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Powerful offense led by dynamic duo

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The men’s basketball team boasts the highest-powered offense in the Ivy League, which has helped the Bulldogs to an undefeated start in conference play. That stellar offense, in turn, has been largely due to the play of point guard Javier Duren ’15 and forward Justin Sears ’16.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Simpson steps up for Elis

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When Yale women’s basketball captain Sarah Halejian ’15 tore her ACL, putting her out of competition for the season, the Bulldogs despaired — but little did they know that guard Tamara Simpson ’18 would step up to the plate and help the Elis secure wins in their first two Ivy games.

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Alumni fund new polo arena

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The intercollegiate teams of the Yale Polo Club started off 2015 with mixed results this past weekend, as the men’s squad rode to an easy victory over Brown, but the women’s team faltered on its home arena against Skidmore. For members of the Yale teams, though, the opening games were not nearly as important as the venue the matches were played in.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale hoops, by the numbers

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The numbers corroborate the standings: The Elis is the team to beat in the Ancient Eight.