Columns

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.

Sports

The News got a chance to catch up with tailback Tyler Varga ’15 after a whirlwind week that saw the Kitchener, Ontario native burst onto the radar screen of all 32 NFL teams with a stellar performance at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs attempt to sweep Bears

4 days ago

The Yale women’s basketball team will again face off against Brown for both teams’ second conference game — this time in Providence.

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MEN’S HOCKEY: Critical ECAC tilts for Yale

4 days ago

After completing a crucial two-game stand against Brown, from which the Elis took four points, Yale will look to continue its winning ways against St. Lawrence and Clarkson this weekend.

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SQUASH: After Trinity losses, squash travels south

4 days ago

After losses to a perennial rival, the Yale squash teams aim to rebound this weekend against easier opponents.

EPPLER: What’s the big deal?

5 days ago

The television screen cuts to a shot of an empty podium. Spectators excitedly await the speaker’s presence. In the corner of the television screen, the anchor in the studio leads hushed and anxious discussion among a panel of experts.

TENNIS: Spring season set to start

5 days ago

After nearly three months of offseason training, the Yale men’s and women’s tennis teams are within two days of their first official matches in 2015. And with just four seniors lost to graduation across the two teams last season, both squads head into the spring with high expectations.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Sarju speaks space without senior

5 days ago

Nyasha Sarju ’16 has been a valuable player for the Yale Women’s Basketball team this season, scoring double digits in the Elis’ last three games.

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WOMEN’S HOCKEY: A Swiss and a Swede lead

5 days ago

Yale women’s hockey is fielding one of its most impressive teams in years, due in large part to two talented international players: forwards Hanna Åström ’16 of Sweden and Phoebe Staenz ’17 of Switzerland. With years of play on the world’s best teams, the pair brings their experience to the Bulldogs in the hopes of making a playoff run.

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SQUASH: Elis top competition, prep for Trinity

6 days ago

Yale’s No. 4 women’s and No. 6 men’s squash teams fought hard this weekend, and each team came away with major wins against top opponents to defend their respective rankings.

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SWIMMING: Bulldogs defeat Penn State 181–172

6 days ago

The Yale men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams continued their winning streaks with victories over Penn State and New Hampshire, respectively.

FENCING: Yale excels at Vassar

6 days ago

The women’s and men’s fencing teams returned to competition this past weekend in promising form, with captain Lauren Miller ’15 leading her squad to two victories and captain Hugh O’Cinneide ’15 leading his to three at the Vassar Fencing Challenge.

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GYMNASTICS: Elis drop close opening meet to UNH

6 days ago

Despite posting the highest score in an opening meet in program history, the Yale gymnastics team fell to the University of New Hampshire Wildcats on Sunday, 195.9–191.175.

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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs dismantle Bears

1 week ago

In a series that has recently been dominated by the home team, the Yale men’s basketball team made the trip up to Providence and asserted itself in emphatic fashion.