Sports | 6:20 pm | January 9, 2012 | By Jimin He

Media outlets name Brown next head football coach


UConn defensive coordinator Don Brown will be named the 34th head coach of the Yale football team, the Hartford Courant and New Haven Register reported Monday. Brown was previously the defensive coordinator under Hall-of-Famer Carm Cozza from 1987 to 1992. Brown is also considered a strong contender for the head coaching gig due to his »

Sports | 10:53 am | November 21, 2011 | By Jimin He

At football banquet, McHale ’13 named captain


Earlier this year, head coach Tom Williams described linebacker Will McHale ’13 as the “lieutenant” of fellow linebacker and captain, Jordan Haynes ’12. Now, the lieutenant has been promoted. At the team banquet on Sunday, Williams announced that McHale had been unanimously elected by his teammates as the 135th captain of the Yale football team. »

Sports | 7:22 pm | November 17, 2011 | By Jimin He

Columbia fires its band


The Occupy Wall Street protestors are not the only ones wearing out their welcome in New York. On Wednesday, Columbia University banned its marching band from performing at Saturday’s football season finale against Brown. The decision was made after the band altered the school fight song, “Roar, Lion, Roar,” following a 62–41 loss to Cornell »

Sports | 1:45 am | November 17, 2011 | By Jimin He

Malcolm named goalie of the week

Jeff Malcolm has been named ECAC Goalie of the Week.

In his first season as the full-time starter for the men’s hockey team, goaltender Jeff Malcolm ’13 is off to a hot start. After shutting out RPI and No. 13 Union last weekend, Malcolm was named ECAC Goalie of the Week. The junior netminder stopped all 72 shots he faced, including a career-high 45 against »

Sports | 7:29 pm | November 16, 2011 | By Jimin He

Starting receiver to miss Game

Chris Smith ’13 has started at wide receiver, kick returner and punt returner since his freshman year.

The Yale football team’s chance to win The Game just took a serious hit. After sitting out against Princeton last week, starting wide receiver Chris Smith ’13 will miss Saturday’s match due to an ankle injury sustained two weeks ago in a loss to Brown. The junior has struggled to stay healthy this year and »