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FOOTBALL: A brief history of The Game

November 21, 2014 • 0
As of last year, Yale leads the all-time series 65–57–8. However, the Bulldogs have fallen on rough times as of late — the Elis have not won since 2006, when they triumphed over the Cantabs 34–1.
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FOOTBALL: Tyler Varga, one-of-a-kind running back

November 21, 2014 • 0
When one imagines a running back with a bodybuilder’s physique storming down the gridiron with the balance and agility of a downhill skier, one can get a sense of the nightmare Ivy League defenses have dealt with in preparing for running back Tyler Varga ’15 the past three seasons.
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FOOTBALL: Roberts rips through playbook

November 21, 2014 • 0
Yale has leaned heavily on its offense all season en route to its current 8–1 record, and quarterback Morgan Roberts ’16 will look to lead the team’s most prolific offense in decades to victory this weekend.
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GameDay host talks Harvard-Yale

November 20, 2014 • 0
With GameDay coming to Cambridge for the 131st edition of The Game, the News talked with Chris Fowler about Saturday and the related festivities.
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The return and rise of Ciotti

November 20, 2014 • 0
Larry Ciotti was the first football coach Daniel Hand High School ever hired. In 1970, the Madison, Connecticut school hired Ciotti — then only four years removed from a college football career at Southern Connecticut State — to build its football program.
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FOOTBALL: Tight ends healthy, ready for Harvard

November 20, 2014 • 0
As they march into the biggest weekend of their season, the Elis have more than just their eight wins, five-game winning streak and undefeated record on the road to give them momentum. They also have their two veteran tight ends back.
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FOOTBALL: Conditioned freshman class prepares for The Game

November 19, 2014 • 0
As The Game approaches, Eli freshmen are gearing up, ready to bring the heat that has powered Yale to eight victories this year.
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FOOTBALL: RC3 — a motivational force

November 18, 2014 • 0
The Yale football team’s offense has shown fans in its 8–1 start that if a team wants to put up 43.0 points a game and own the highest-gaining offense in the entire NCAA Football Championship Subdivision, it is going to need a diversity of weapons.
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FOOTBALL: Yale’s “hardest hitter” on the rise

November 18, 2014 • 0
The Yale football team has enjoyed success this year largely due to its prolific offense, which ranks first in the Football Championship Subdivision in total yards per game and fourth in points per game.
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GameDay, meet “The Game”

November 17, 2014 • 0
Next Saturday morning, the most-watched sports broadcasting channel in the country will focus its attention on a historic Yale football matchup.
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Harvard clinches share of Ivy crown with defeat of Penn

November 17, 2014 • 0
With its 34–24 win against a struggling 1–7 Penn squad, the Harvard football team clinched a share of its second consecutive Ivy League championship and dampened the Quakers’ goodbye to longtime head coach Al Bagnoli.
The Elis walked away from their matchup against Princeton with yet another victory.
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FOOTBALL: Bulldogs topple Tigers 44–30

November 17, 2014 • 0
In yet another high-scoring matchup at the Yale Bowl, the Yale football team set itself up with a chance to secure a share of the Ivy League title by defeating Princeton 44–30. The win is the Bulldogs’ first victory over the Tigers since 2011.