ONORATO: Celebrating the BowlThis fall marks 100 years of football at the historic Yale Bowl.
ONORATO: Jeter transcends rivalryI have always been, and will always be, a diehard Red Sox fan.
HE: Feeding the white elephantsFor every iconic sports team, there is an iconic stadium or arena associated with it.
HE: Student-athletes should be paidBut greed, as it turns out, is not always good.
ONORATO: Celebrating America's pastimeMade and perfected right here at home, the sport and the experience that baseball offers is uniquely American.
FOOTBALL: Eli comeback falls short in 131st Harvard-Yale GameIn one of the closest and most exciting renditions of The Game in recent history, the Yale football team erased a 17-point deficit in the second half but wound up falling, 31–24, in its eighth straight loss to Harvard.
FOOTBALL: The other games
The Game marks a time for Yalies to come together to celebrate the navy blue as they battle our rivals from the North. That said, Yale students have had many other opportunities to cheer against Cambridge this season in fall sports.
FOOTBALL: A brief history of The Game
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.
FOOTBALL: Tyler Varga, one-of-a-kind running back
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.
FOOTBALL: Roberts rips through playbook
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.
GameDay host talks Harvard-Yale
With GameDay coming to Cambridge for the 131st edition of The Game, the News talked with Chris Fowler about Saturday and the related festivities.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs nab first victory
A 13–0 second half run for the Yale women’s basketball team, along with a massive rebounding advantage, helped the Bulldogs take down the Holy Cross Crusaders 83–70 in their home opener on Tuesday.
CROSS COUNTRY: Elis battle at NCAA Northeast Championship
The Yale men and women’s cross country teams captured seventh and 10th place respectively at NCAA Division I Northeast Regional Championships.
The return and rise of Ciotti
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.
FOOTBALL: Tight ends healthy, ready for Harvard
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.
After frigid wait, no tickets left for The Game
Ethan Brill ’16 only received his ticket for the Harvard-Yale football game this coming Saturday after waiting two-and-a-half hours in line outside Payne Whitney Gymnasium. But not everyone was so lucky.
FOOTBALL: Conditioned freshman class prepares for The Game
As The Game approaches, Eli freshmen are gearing up, ready to bring the heat that has powered Yale to eight victories this year.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs fall in season opener
Despite a largely even match, the woman’s basketball program was unable to secure a win in its first game of the season against St. John’s.