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

jennifercheung_mensswimming-130 After a strong showing in the regular season, in which the Yale men’s swimming and diving team lost only one dual meet, the Bulldogs will face their toughest challenge yet as they head into the Ivy League Championships this weekend.

MEN’S HOCKEY: Yale picks up four points on the road

2 weeks ago

With only four regular season games remaining, the Yale Bulldogs moved into third place in the ECAC standings this weekend, decisively defeating both Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Union College in two days away.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs bounce back with road sweep

2 weeks ago

The Yale men’s basketball team passed the halfway point of the Ivy League season this weekend, and it kept pace with Harvard atop the standings thanks to a sweep of Penn and Princeton on the road.

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WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Elis look for sweep against Union, RPI

2 weeks ago

Looking to improve its ECAC standing, the Yale women’s hockey team returns home this weekend, after two away, to take on a pair of conference competitors.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale hosts Penn, No. 16 Princeton

2 weeks ago

Despite a loss to Harvard last weekend to snap a seven-game winning streak, the Yale women’s basketball team still retains the number two spot in the conference. But the Bulldogs have a tough task ahead of them this weekend, as they welcome undefeated Princeton and fourth place Penn to John J. Lee Amphitheater.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Elis face important road trip

2 weeks ago

The Yale men’s basketball team travels to Penn and Princeton this weekend, looking to bounce back from its first Ivy League loss last weekend and retain its place at the top of the conference.

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MEN’S HOCKEY: Bulldogs aim to ramp up offense on road

2 weeks ago

After splitting last week’s contests against Harvard and Dartmouth, the Yale men’s hockey team looks to sweep its next two games, with just six left in the regular season.

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TENNIS: Bulldogs head to Cambridge

3 weeks ago

The Yale men’s tennis team will be competing in the ECAC Championships this weekend, opening competition on Friday in a play-in contest against George Washington University.

In sports psychology, Cain uses unconventional techniques

3 weeks ago

Walking by the Smilow Field Center this past year, the Yale bystander may have seen football players smashing boards with their heads and eating fire.

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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Competitor, leader, point guard

3 weeks ago

Within the past five games, Yale point guard Javier Duren ’15 knocked down a game-clinching fadeaway jump shot against Brown, posted a double-double against Cornell and eclipsed the 1,000-point career scoring mark against Harvard.

MEN’S HOCKEY: Keith Allain emphasizes meritocracy

3 weeks ago

On April 13, 2013, the Yale Bulldogs men’s hockey team captured its first ever NCAA National Championship with one of the program’s most successful coaches, Keith Allain ’80, leading the way.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Haddad hustles, brings hope to Yale

3 weeks ago

Yale women’s hockey star forward Jamie Haddad ’16 leads the Bulldogs with her bullish work ethic.

ONORATO: February, 27 days too long

3 weeks ago

February isn’t just the worst because it seems to snow every single day — although that’s not helping its case any. Despite being the shortest month of the calendar year, February is by far the longest and darkest for any sports fan.