Chris Michel
Capturing tradition, covering history for the past 125 years

  Yale celebrated its 300th anniversary over the past year by throwing itself a huge birthday party, complete with a 300-pound cake, a 10-story inflatable […]

Sailing team sets its sights on NCAA championships in Hawaii

Aloha. That’s a word Yale sailors will have in the back of their minds all of this fall and winter, as they train in the […]

Yale Bowl renovations on hold while funds go elsewhere

On Oct. 5, hordes of Yale students, alumni and faculty will descend upon Yale’s most storied and prized athletic landmark. But while Yale will be […]

Yale athletics cancels weekend’s slate of contests

Following the lead of sports institutions across the nation, Yale announced yesterday that all varsity athletic events through Sunday have been cancelled because of Tuesday’s […]

Amidst tragedy, Yale games in doubt

In the midst of perhaps the greatest American tragedy of this generation, worrying about sports seemed completely irrelevant, but for Yale’s athletic community, there was […]

Hey, NFL fans: Stop and spell the flowers

Believe it or not, Philadelphia Eagles running back Duce Staley doesn’t know how to spell “chrysanthemum.” And thanks to the Eagles’ team Web site, we […]

Penna elected football captain despite 2000 suspension

Newly elected football captain Tim Penna ’02 said yesterday that he was suspended from all games last season for using a banned substance. Last August […]

Two Elis picked in NFL draft

As Sunday’s NFL draft neared its usually anticlimactic conclusion, it appeared that the Ancient Eight was going to get ignored again. Then, without warning, three […]

Bulldog football watching NFL draft

NFL fans suffering from post-Super Bowl withdrawal will receive a much-needed injection of football this weekend when league owners, coaches and fans descend upon New […]

Remembering the magical summer of ’41

Even though the 2001 baseball season is just a few weeks old, there are already plenty of compelling storylines developing. The Twins and Cubs have […]

Incoming hockey class of ’05 will fill big skates

When Yale team MVP Jeff Hamilton ’01 and the rest of his fellow seniors were honored at last Tuesday’s hockey banquet, it officially marked the […]