Sports | 12:29 am | September 21, 2012 | By Charles Condro

Ivy sportswriters predict Cornell over Yale

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Every Friday during football season, writers from Ivy League college newspapers send in their predictions for the weekend’s Ivy League matchups. In the first weekend of Ancient Eight matchups, reigning champion Harvard (1-0, 0-0 Ivy) will hit the road to face Brown (1-0, 0-0 Ivy), while Yale (1-0, 0-0 Ivy) heads up to Ithaca, N.Y., »

Sports | 10:50 pm | September 11, 2012 | By Charles Condro

M. BASKETBALL | Harvard stars implicated in cheating scandal

Harvard’s chances to repeat as Ivy League champions this year hit a serious roadblock Tuesday, as two of the team’s best players were implicated in its recent cheating scandal. Co-captain Kyle Casey withdrew before Harvard’s Tuesday course registration deadline, Sports Illustrated reported early Tuesday morning. The magazine later reported that point guard and co-captain Brandyn »

Sports | 9:58 pm | September 11, 2012 | By Charles Condro

FOOTBALL | QB Whitelaw ’14 quits team

Quarterback John Whitelaw '14 announced his departure from the football team Tuesday.

When the football team leaves campus Thursday evening for its season-opener at Georgetown, quarterback John Whitelaw ’14 will not be on board. Whitelaw announced his departure from the football team in an email to his teammates Tuesday, the News has learned. His decision comes in the wake of head coach Tony Reno’s announcement that Eric »

Sports | 11:15 pm | August 8, 2012 | By Charles Condro

BASEBALL | Elis have tough first week with Red Sox

Craig Breslow '02, shown here in his days playing for Yale, has pitched 3.2 innings and allowed a single run in the week since the Boston Red Sox acquired him from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

BOSTON — It has been a tough week back in Beantown for Ryan Lavarnway ’09. Boston has gone 2–5 since the former Yale catcher was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket on Aug. 1, just a day after the Red Sox acquired reliever Craig Breslow ’02 from the Arizona Diamondbacks. And Lavarnway, a slugger with a »

Sports | 11:17 pm | August 1, 2012 | By Charles Condro

BASEBALL | Breslow ’02 and Lavarnway ’09 to play for Boston

Ryan Lavarnway '09, shown here playing for Boston last season, was called up to the Majors today. He will join Craig Breslow '02 on the Red Sox roster.

Pitcher Craig Breslow ’02 and catcher Ryan Lavarnway ’09 never played together at Yale. They will get that chance in Boston, as the two former Bulldogs became teammates on the Red Sox today. Boston recalled Lavarnway from Triple-A Pawtucket today, just a day after acquiring left-handed reliever Breslow from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for »