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.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Elis hit the road
Yale men’s basketball team will travel to New York for a pair of games against Cornell and Columbia.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs return home
The women’s basketball team will look to halt its three-game skid against Cornell and Columbia at home this weekend.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Yale enters final home weekend
The ECAC women’s hockey regular season will wind down this weekend, but the Bulldogs are just warming up.
SQUASH: Eli women head to championship
The women’s squash team will travel to Princeton to face eight rival teams in the College Squash Association’s Team Championships this weekend.
HE: Politics at the Olympics
Normally I don’t wake up on weekends until it’s absolutely necessary. But this Saturday, I broke my personal rule and got out of bed at 7:00 a.m. The Olympic showdown between the American and Russian men’s hockey teams was simply too good to pass on. And the game certainly did not disappoint. American goalie Jonathan »
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Jones gets 200th win
Jones became the second Yale men’s basketball coach, and just the fourth in Ivy League history, to win 200 career games for the Bulldogs.
BASEBALL: Presidential visit for Yale captain
Two men with a lot in common have patrolled the infield for the Yale baseball team, but they have done so sixty years apart.
SWIMMING: Elis set for championship
All of the hard work and dedication that the swimming and diving teams have put in this season comes down to these next two weekends.
MEN’S LACROSSE: Bulldogs ready for action
The No. 13 men’s lacrosse team will look to returning stars on offense and a revamped defense to provide the foundation for another successful season.
BASEBALL: Ford ’17 winding up for first season
With the Yale baseball season set to begin in just 10 days at LSU, the News sat down with right-handed pitcher Chasen Ford ’17 to talk about how he ended up at Yale and what his expectations are for the upcoming season. The coveted 6’3”, 215-pound righty from El Toro High School in Lake Forest, »
Home court disadvantage
And yet, despite their inspired play and winning record, the Elis struggle to fill seats at home games.
Rivalry on Ice back for 2015
The 2015 Rivalry on Ice will again take place at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, Jan. 10.