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.
HE: Athletes are not role modelsAs spectators, we expect our athletes to show grace whether they win or lose, forgetting that the athletes have put a lifetime of work, and often their physical and mental health, on the line for our amusement.
Onorato: Being a good sportThere is a good argument to be made that sports are just another form of entertainment in our society.
MEN'S HOCKEY: Bulldogs to take on Crimson at IngallsThis series carries widespread implications as the No. 16 Bulldogs look to keep their hopes of an NCAA Tournament bid alive.
MEN’S HOCKEY: Bulldogs go on the prowl vs. ‘Cats, Tigers
Although it may be Valentine’s Day, there is certainly no love lost between the No. 13 Yale men’s ice hockey team and its archrival, No. 4 Quinnipiac.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs look to keep streak alive
The Elis will look to extend their four-game winning streak against conference foes Penn and Princeton.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Tough trip awaits bulldogs
The Yale women’s basketball team will be facing two difficult road matchups this weekend as they head south to face Penn and Princeton.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Playoff spot on the line for Elis
The Yale women’s ice hockey team will continue its final push towards the playoffs this weekend with contests at No. 10 Quinnipiac and at Princeton.
MEN’S HOCKEY: No TGIF for the Bulldogs
With just six games remaining in the regular season, every game matters for the No. 13 Yale men’s ice hockey team.
SQUASH: Elis head to nationals
The men’s squash team will battle the eight best college teams in the College Squash Association’s Team Championships at Harvard.
FENCING: Cohen talks season, career
This past weekend, the men’s and women’s fencing teams competed in the Ivy League Championships, held at Brown in Providence, R.I.
TRACK & FIELD: Bulldogs build momentum on home turf
After impressive individual showings two weeks ago in Boston followed by a week of recovery, the Bulldogs were back on the track on Friday and Saturday as the host of the 10th annual Giegengack Invitational, held in Coxe Cage.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Munzer contributes immediately
The women’s basketball team features four talented freshmen, all of whom have contributed to the team’s successful campaign so far this season.
SWIMMING: Bulldogs win in season finale
Both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams came home with victories from this past weekend’s meet against Brown.
GYMNASTICS: Bulldogs score high but fall short
For the second straight home meet, the Yale gymnastics squad improved its score — this time earning a season high of 188.700 points — but fell to the competition.
SQUASH: Dembinski talks freshman year
In what head coach David Talbott initially called a “transition season,” the Yale men’s squash team has managed to defy many expectations by ending the regular season ranked third in the country.