Dean Centa
Contributing Reporter
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Matt Amodio GRD ’23 now second place all-time in “Jeopardy!” wins

After winning his 33rd consecutive game on the quiz show “Jeopardy!” on Friday, Yale fifth-year computer science doctoral candidate Matt Amodio GRD ’23 moved into […]

“A Ph.D. student from New Haven, Connecticut”: Matt Amodio’s GRD ’23 18-game Jeopardy! win streak on the line Monday night

Yale Ph.D. student Matt Amodio GRD ’23, whose success on Jeopardy! this summer has earned him the third-highest total winnings from regular-season play, returns to television screens Monday night for the show’s new season.

The current all-time money standings on Jeopardy!
Why Kingman Brewster Jr. ’41 became the namesake of Handsome Dan XIX

As Kingman, the newest member of the Handsome Dan lineage, settles into his new home at Yale University Visitor Center, he will be following in […]

Brewster chats with Martin Luther King, Jr.
Shifting from skeleton to bobsled, AJ Edelman SOM ’23 training for Winter Olympics appearance in 2022

For Olympian AJ Edelman SOM ’23, his favorite challenge is the next one. Edelman, a four-time Israeli national champion in the skeleton event, competed in […]

A photo of Edelman and a teammate getting into a bobsled
With Gov. Lamont’s backing, legalized sports betting in Connecticut appears to be on the horizon

The Connecticut General Assembly Public Safety and Security Committee is considering multiple bills with the goal of legalizing sports betting in the state of Connecticut. […]

Behind The Venue: A history of the Brady Squash Center

“Behind the Venue” is a series of feature-form articles that dives into the history, character and most memorable moments of Yale’s various athletic forums — […]