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 & DIVING: Elis place third in upset
The women’s swimming and diving team blew away five other Ivy League schools with an upset third place finish in the Ivy League Championships this past weekend.
WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Bulldogs win season opener
The women’s lacrosse team clamped down its defense in the second half to defeat Holy Cross on Saturday morning in the team’s season opener at Reese Stadium.
Yale rotten in big apple
The Yale men’s basketball team came one trip to New York City short of sweeping its fourth consecutive weekend of Ivy League action.
MEN’S HOCKEY: Elis earn three points on final road trip
This past weekend, the Bulldogs demonstrated their resilience by earning three points, but a late Dartmouth goal prevented a clean sweep.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs score weekend sweep
The women’s basketball team avenged its loss to Cornell earlier this season on Friday night, then held off Columbia to complete a weekend sweep.
MEN’S LACROSSE: Bulldogs open season with win
The Bulldogs (1–0, 0–0 Ivy) had eight different goal scorers while holding the Red Storm (1–1, 0–0 Big East) to three goals in either half.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Two close games end regular season
Playing at Ingalls Rink for the last time this year, the Yale women’s hockey concluded its regular season with a tie against No. 5 Harvard and a loss to Dartmouth.
SQUASH: women’s team finishes third
It is difficult to out-perform your ranking, especially when you are the No. 4 team in the country, but the Bulldogs did just that this weekend.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale beats Cornell a second time
The Yale men’s basketball team extended its streak to seven straight wins by demolishing Cornell 82–65 Friday night.
MEN’S HOCKEY: Bulldogs blast Harvard
The No. 14 men's ice hockey team used three power play goals to cruise past Harvard in Cambridge, Mass. by a score of 5–2.
From the Pool to the Pub
With internship season in full swing, future jobs are at the front of many Yalies’ minds. One that’s probably not being considered? Professional beer making. But one Yale alum went off the beaten career path and co-founded Golden Road Brewing. That was Meg Gill, a past Yale swimmer, who made Forbes 30 Under 30 Food »
MEN’S HOCKEY: Elis push for home ice
The No. 14 men’s hockey team plays its final two road games this weekend against traditional Ivy opponents Harvard and Dartmouth.