Ben Feit
Winning takes backseat in early contests

For those of you who held your breath for two weeks now waiting for installment two of my eloquent indictment of the National Basketball Association, […]

NBA is ‘pretty good,’ but season is still too long

Funny, I could have sworn I wrote a column last week bemoaning the nonsensical length of the NBA regular season. I think I said I […]

Yale rules, Cantabs suck, and Princeton matters

Yale students have a complex. It isn’t a clear-cut complex either. With regard to pretty much every university in the country, we adopt an unjustified […]

NBA regular season needs shortening

With the baseball playoffs complete, the college basketball season not quite yet in stride, football only occupying our time on the weekends (except for the […]

This Red Sox fan hopes bonds will outlast curse

I’ve been scared to write about the Red Sox. I can’t match the eloquence of David Halberstam, the timelessness of Roger Angell, the brilliance of […]

Against Penn, play calling lacked spark

A lot of the headlines in this paper revolve around one team or another’s Ivy League title expectations and how those hopes have either been […]

Setting the benchmark and measuring up

At the end of the Beatles’ epic run together, they jointly acknowledged in the song “Carry That Weight” that anything they would accomplish in the […]

Quit looking, NHL, you don’t have fans left

If a tree falls in the woods and only Rick Moranis, Dennis Leary and Goldberg the Goalie hear it, does it make a sound? The […]

Let’s get it started: an Eli sports wish list

If the past two years of Yale sports have seemed a bit uninspiring to you, then you might need to get your standards more in […]

Nomahhh is no more in Beantown

I must say it is quite an honor to be charged with writing the year’s first column, one that ranks a close second in my […]

Revenge is sweet, Jim Calhoun’s rants … are not

There is a line in a classic Steve Martin Saturday Night Live sketch in which he lists his wishes for the Christmas season and realizes […]