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.
SWIMMING AND DIVING: Yale edges Columbia for fourth
In its final team meet of the year, the men’s swimming and diving team took fourth at the Ivy League Championships in Cambridge, Mass.
SQUASH: Mao ’17 takes Holleran Cup
The men’s and women’s squash teams competed for individual glory at the College Squash Association’s Individual Championships at Penn this weekend.
BASEBALL: ‘Divine’ catch saves win
Sunday, Yale turned the tables on the Tigers, charging back from a 6–0 deficit to shock the college baseball world and beat LSU 8–7.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Elis split weekend
Last season, the Elis swept the season series against both Princeton and Penn for the first time since the official start of the Ivy League in 1956–’57.
MEN’S HOCKEY: Yale wins on senior night
In an important weekend for the No. 15 Yale men’s ice hockey team’s postseason hopes, the Bulldogs followed up a tough 2–0 loss to No. 3 Union on Friday with a resounding 5–0 victory over Rensselaer on Senior Night.
MEN’S LACROSSE: Bulldogs top Bryant
The No. 12 men’s lacrosse team used six first-quarter goals and solid fundamentals throughout the game to hold off Bryant’s late comeback and register the Elis’ second win of the young season.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Elis shine in loss to Harvard
The women’s hockey team was one double-overtime goal away from moving on to the semifinals of the ECAC playoff tournament.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs honor seniors
Though the Elis had a chance to disrupt the Ivy League leaderboard this weekend, the women’s basketball team fell to conference leaders Princeton and Penn in its final home games of the year.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Yale tops Harvard in 2OT
With the playoff win, Yale’s first since 2005, the Elis went up 1–0 in the best-of-three first round ECAC playoff series.
LIVEBLOG MEN’S HOCKEY: Yale v. Union College
Yale takes on ECAC champions No. 3 Union in the second to last game of the regular season.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Critical road trip ahead for Bulldogs
For the Yale men’s basketball team, these next two weekends may as well be the Ivy tournament.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Under ‘Dog victory within reach
Of the eight teams that qualified for the ECAC women’s hockey playoff tournament, Yale could not have picked a better team to play in the first round than the No. 5 Harvard Crimson.