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

Matthew Oplinger '18 has had an impressive start to his Yale career. Younger players have made an early impact on the defensive side of Yale’s squad. One notable example, linebacker Matthew Oplinger ’18, has been a major contributor as starting linebacker in his freshman campaign.

FOOTBALL: Keys to the game vs. Cornell

3 weeks ago

The Yale football team heads to Cornell tomorrow for its first Ivy contest of the 2014 season. To continue its two-game winning streak, the Bulldogs will have to tighten their defensive play, distribute the ball to all possible offensive options and remain focused through the strong start to the season. Solidify on defense In Yale’s »

FIELD HOCKEY: Elis aim for ranked Big Red

3 weeks ago

After coming off a disappointing weekend, the Yale field hockey team is working towards a win. Yale (1–7, 0–2 Ivy) is preparing to face league competitor No. 19 Cornell (7-1, 2-0) on Saturday and is ready for the challenge of facing the Big Red, which is currently leading the Ivy League standings. Cornell also earned »

VOLLEYBALL: Elis head to Harvard, Hanover

3 weeks ago

After bringing home Ivy honors this week, the volleyball team will battle archrival Harvard and Dartmouth in their second and third Ivy conference matches tonight and tomorrow. The Elis (5–5, 1–0 Ivy) will travel to Cambridge and Hanover, hoping to notch two more Ivy wins this weekend against the Crimson (7–3, 0–1 Ivy) and the »

FIELD HOCKEY: Elis swept but still hopeful

3 weeks ago

Yale field hockey once again finished the weekend without earning a win, but the team remained positive as its play continues to improve.

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WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Leonoff competes in Canada

3 weeks ago

From Sept. 22-28, Hockey Canada hosted the National Women’s Team Fall Festival in Calgary to evaluate potential members of the 2014-2015 team. Among the 58 participants was Yale goaltender, Jaimie Leonoff ’15.

CONDRO: Dear Derek

3 weeks ago

My grandfather passed away in June at the age of 89. I’d never met my other grandfather — I’m named after him, but he died before I was even thought of — so Poppy filled a role normally held by two men.

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MEN’S SOCCER: Bulldogs fall, head to Harvard

3 weeks ago

After 480 minutes without a goal, Yale (0–6–2, 0–0–0 Ivy) finally broke their scoring drought in a game against Fairleigh Dickinson (2–7–1, 0–0–0 Northeast Conference).

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WOMEN’S SOCCER: Second Ivy contest in Cambridge

3 weeks ago

In what is sure to be its most difficult challenge yet, the Yale women’s soccer team will take on archrival Harvard (6–2–1, 1–0 Ivy) in Cambridge on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Wallace ’15 a leader among receivers

3 weeks ago

The Yale football team has gone on the offensive in the first two weeks of its season.

SAILING: Elis continue to dominate the seas

3 weeks ago

Over the weekend, the No. 1 coed sailing team split up over three events, displaying their talents across the Northeast. Two Elis qualified for the ISCA Men’s single-handed National Championships while the other Bulldog squads placed third and fifth at the 32nd Hood Trophy and Salt Pond Invitational, respectively.

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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Hoops provide hope

3 weeks ago

This week provided the fans of Yale’s men’s basketball team perhaps its best reason to root for the Elis when Yale officially welcomed Riley Mack to its roster on Tuesday.

FOOTBALL: Drwal ’18 talks transition

3 weeks ago

Wide receiver Ross Drwal ’18 made three catches, including one for a touchdown, against Army last weekend. The News talked to the former high school quarterback to discuss his recent performance, along with the rest of his freshman season.