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.
SWIMMING & DIVING: Hogan posting breakout season
Since the 2013-2014 swim season began, sophomore Brian Hogan ’16 has taken the NCAA by storm.
HE: Puck luck
Now that the Super Bowl is over, let’s turn our attention to the one sport that every Yalie cares about: men’s hockey.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Sears talks new role, expectations
Forward Justin Sears ’16 leads the Bulldogs in points, rebounds, blocks and field goal percentage.
ONORATO: Bumpy ride to Sochi
Lolo Jones is perhaps one of the most notorious and incredible Olympic stories of the past decade.
SQUASH: Elis top Brown
The men’s and women’s squash teams faced Brown last night in the final leg of a three-game road trip against Ivy opponents.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Three’s company
With Sears and Duren out of the picture, whose performance has predicted Yale’s success? Thus far, the answer has been forward Armani Cotton ’15.
FENCING: Elis slash competition at final home meet
In their final home matches of the year on Saturday, the men’s and women’s fencing teams each grabbed two decisive victories against Vassar and Drew.
GYMNASTICS: Elis place fourth at home
A bump in its cumulative score this weekend was not enough to give the squad the edge over three local competitors.
MEN’S TENNIS: Bulldogs fall to East Tennessee State
In the first home match of the regular season, the men’s tennis team fell in a disappointing contest to East Tennessee State.
SWIMMING & DIVING: Heymann talks success, records
In last weekend’s electric Harvard-Yale-Princeton swim meet hosted in the Kiphuth Exhibition Pool, Andrew Heymann ’15 set a pool record in the 200-yard individual medley and a school record in the 100-yard breaststroke. The News caught up with Heymann to discuss Yale swimming’s most recent performance, his record-setting day and the present and future of »
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Elis sweep weekend
After a disappointing loss at Brown last Saturday, the men’s basketball team bounced back with wins against Columbia and Cornell.
MEN’S HOCKEY: Bulldogs split at home
In a crucial conference home stand at Ingalls this past weekend, the No. 13 men’s hockey team split its two games, thrilling the fans in attendance with a 3–2 overtime loss to No. 10 Cornell and a 4–1 bounce-back win against No. 18 Colgate. The Bulldogs (11-6-4, 6-5-3 ECAC) suffered a heartbreaking defeat to the »