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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

NicoleWells_womenslacrosse-5 As the Yale women’s lacrosse team enters its last game of the season, Harvard is the last team standing between the Bulldogs and a possible spot in the 2015 Ivy League Tournament.
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Two sports, no problem for Comizio and Alessi

3 months ago

With demanding practices, weekly games and a full set of classes, in-season athletes have some of the most grueling schedules at Yale. However, Bulldogs Jason Alessi ’18 and Kiwi Comizio ’18 do not commit to this for just one season out of the year. Instead, they do it for two.

BASEBALL: From the mound to hitting stardom

3 months ago

This year, the Yale baseball team has found success thanks largely to its offense, which boasts four players hitting above 0.300 and two players crossing the 0.400 threshold, a mark that has not been topped in Major League Baseball since Ted Williams in 1941.

SOFTBALL: Yale strikes out against Mass.

3 months ago

On Wednesday, the Yale women’s softball team hosted UMass-Amherst on their home turf. In what was the Bulldogs’ first home game this season, Yale suffered a 16–6 defeat against the Minutemen in just five innings of action.

MEN’S LACROSSE: Bulldogs capitalize on 10–0 start

3 months ago

After snapping a two-game losing streak with a dominant 15–7 win against Penn on Saturday, the No. 11 men’s lacrosse team faced a busy week, with games against both Sacred Heart and Dartmouth.

Tyler Varga's Pro Day drew scouts from 28 NFL teams.

FOOTBALL: Varga performs for 28 NFL teams at Pro Day

3 months ago

In his final major event before the NFL Draft begins at the end of this month, Yale football running back Tyler Varga ’15 showed off his speed, power and skills in front of scouts from 28 NFL teams and two CFL teams during his Pro Day yesterday at the Star Hill Athletic Center in Tolland, Connecticut.

GYMNASTICS: Elis fight through injuries

3 months ago

Even with all the skill in the world, a gymnast can make a single slip-up, and a season — or even a career — is all over.

ONORATO: Jeter to return to the MLB with Red Sox

3 months ago

What a week it has been for sports.

Ree Ree Li '16 excelled last season, going 6–1.

TENNIS: As Elis enter Ivy play, Li talks season

3 months ago

A year after failing to earn the Ivy League’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in four seasons, the Yale women’s tennis team enters Ivy League play hungry for a championship.

SAILING: Yale coasts through snow for top finishes

3 months ago

Just when it seemed like spring had finally arrived, the Yale co-ed and women’s sailing teams found themselves coasting through snow this weekend on their way to top finishes at their respective regattas.

BASEBALL: Pitching salvages Ivy openers

3 months ago

Postponed by 24 hours, the Yale baseball team salvaged its first two days of Ivy play, sweeping a pair of games against Princeton on Monday after losing both games in a Sunday doubleheader at Cornell.

MEN’S TENNIS: Bulldogs drop tight match to St. John’s

3 months ago

The Yale men’s tennis team dropped a 4–3 decision to St. John’s University in an away match at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sunday, March 29.

CREW: Elis sweep weekend regattas

3 months ago

The women kept the Connell Cup out of the clutches of Ivy foes Columbia and Penn, the lightweights defeated Navy despite rough conditions, and the heavyweights retained the Albert Cup by beating Brown for the second consecutive year.