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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

JoeyYe_Football-74 Four months after signing with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent, former Yale football running back Tyler Varga ’15 is still working hard to make his case for joining the 53-man roster. And if recent developments in the NFL preseason are any indication, the former Eli standout appears to be making a strong impression.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Yale comes together, but falls 7–5 to Tigers

5 months ago

After a pair of successful non-conference games that established the Yale women’s lacrosse team as contenders, the Bulldogs suffered a narrow 7–5 defeat against Princeton in their return to league play.

MEN’S LACROSSE: Bulldogs leapfrog to fourth in Ivy League

5 months ago

Having won two consecutive games and facing Dartmouth in a key Ivy League contest, the No. 11 men’s lacrosse team needed to come out strong and control the game against the Big Green.

TENNIS: Bulldogs split Princeton, Penn

5 months ago

In their first taste of Ivy League action in 2015, the Yale men’s and women’s tennis teams squared off against Penn and Princeton. Though both squads opened their weekends with wins over the Quakers, losses to the Tigers spoiled both teams’ chances at consecutive victories.

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BASEBALL: Bulldogs prep for Ivy home openers

5 months ago

The Yale baseball team has a challenging weekend ahead, as the top teams from the Lou Gehrig Division travel to New Haven for a pair of doubleheaders.

MEN’S LACROSSE: Yale looks to defeat Dartmouth

5 months ago

After consecutive victories against Penn and Sacred Heart, the No. 11 men’s lacrosse team faces Dartmouth on Saturday with a chance to pull their Ivy record up to an even .500 and climb up the conference standings.

SOFTBALL: After delays, softball plays four

5 months ago

The Yale softball team will take on Quakers and Lions this weekend in two home doubleheaders against Penn and Columbia.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE: Yale gears up for Princeton at home

5 months ago

On a two-game winning streak, the Yale women’s lacrosse team returns to Ivy play this Saturday with a chance to declaw the Princeton Tigers.

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Two sports, no problem for Comizio and Alessi

5 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

5 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.

5 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

5 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

5 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.