HE: Feeding the white elephantsFor every iconic sports team, there is an iconic stadium or arena associated with it.
HE: Student-athletes should be paidBut greed, as it turns out, is not always good.
ONORATO: Celebrating America's pastimeMade and perfected right here at home, the sport and the experience that baseball offers is uniquely American.
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.
GOLF: Yale ready to tee off at IviesOn Saturday, the men and women’s golf teams will compete in the most important event of their seasons — the Ivy League Championships.
BASEBALL: Yale sweeps reigning Ivy champ
If there were any doubts about the Yale baseball team’s potential, the Bulldogs quickly put those doubts to bed yesterday with a pair of decisive victories over defending Ivy champion Columbia.
SAILING: Yale resilient, looks to improve
The Yale co-ed sailing team competed at two regattas this weekend, while the women’s team finished in second place racing for the Dellenbaugh Women’s Trophy.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: CIT semis await
Six days after victory in the quarterfinals of the CIT, the Yale men’s basketball team has another chance to extend its historic season.
BASEBALL: Comeback bid falls short
In their doubleheader against Penn, the Bulldogs failed to complete their rally, losing 6–1 in the first game and 11–9 in the second
SOFTBALL: Bulldogs still in drought
The softball team looked to bounce back against defending Ivy League champion Penn on Monday afternoon, but Yale failed to score in either game of the doubleheader.
TENNIS: Elis win two of three in weekend action
Yale (11–4) challenged St. John’s, Fordham and Bryant at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center, seeking to continue its near-perfect performance on home court.
MEN’S LACROSSE: Quakers collar Bulldogs
On a rainy Saturday at Reese Stadium, the No. 11 men’s lacrosse team fell to Ivy League foes Penn 6–5.
SOFTBALL: Bulldogs swept by Columbia
In its only doubleheader against Columbia this year, the softball team came up short in its conference opener on Sunday afternoon
The phrase “student-athlete” has always been common in collegiate athletics, but a recent decision to allow Northwestern football players to unionize may promote the athlete-student rather than the student-athlete.
WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Elis take Lehigh and California at home
The Yale women’s lacrosse team had this past weekend off from Ivy League play, but it used two non-league games against California and Lehigh to gain key momentum heading into the latter part of its conference season.
TENNIS: Elis split weekend on the road
The weekend proved eventful for Yale tennis as the women’s squad traveled down to Williamsburg to take on Rice and the College of William & Mary.
CREW: Bulldogs roll in tough conditions
The Yale men’s lightweight crew team opened its season with a victory against Navy, while the women’s team triumphed over Ivy opponents Penn and Columbia at home this weekend.