Sports | 3:53 pm | December 27, 2011 | By Maria Guardado

Ivy financial aid draws top athletes, Times reports

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Ivy League schools may not offer athletic scholarships, but their ability to provide generous financial aid packages attracts top athletes anyway, according to an article in the New York Times last week. Years ago, middle-class recruits ruled out Ivy League programs because of the steep price tag. Now, new policies boosting financial aid for all »

Sports | 5:48 pm | November 14, 2011 | By Maria Guardado

Getting tickets for the Game

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Yale pride? Check. Solo cups? Got ‘em. Tickets? No worries — current students don’t have to worry about procuring actual tickets for The Game on Saturday. All Yale students will be able to gain free admission into the student section of the Harvard-Yale matchup by simply presenting their Yale IDs at the Yale Bowl, ticket »

Sports | 9:14 am | October 27, 2011 | By Maria Guardado

Witt ’12 brings home another award

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Add another accolade to the growing list of accomplishments by Patrick Witt ’12. The senior quarterback has been named as one of the 16 honorees for the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame’s scholar-athlete winners, which gives out an $18,000 post-graduate scholarship to every recipient. The last Eli to receive this honor was defensive »

City | 6:33 pm | October 25, 2011 | By Maria Guardado

NBC Sports announces move to Connecticut

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Sports fans, rejoice: Connecticut will now be the home to two major sports networks. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced on Tuesday that NBC Sports Group will consolidate its Philadelphia and New York operations and establish new headquarters in Stamford. Once completed, the site will serve as the new home of NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBC »

Sports | 11:07 pm | October 13, 2011 | By Maria Guardado

Payne Whitney to offer personal training

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Calling all fitness fanatics: personal training will now be offered at the Israel Fitness Center of Payne Whitney Gym. In an email sent out to all PWG members, director of the Payne Whitney Gymnasium Duke Diaz and director of Yale Personal Training Elias Georges announced the launch of the program, which offers specialized trainers to »