Evan Frondorf
FRONDORF: Athletics survey: an epistolary response

“Yale is about learning. It is not about meaningless sports or professions.” That’s real talk from a real student, apparently. Before fall break, the Yale […]

FRONDORF: Abbreviated grieving, and lack of fandom, at Yale

I waited all year for this. More than a year, actually. Two seasons, 324 games. Two years after my hometown Cincinnati Reds got swept in […]

FRONDORF: The Murphy-Frondorf Law

“We don’t understand the infield fly rule, either.” That little joke, likely the doing of some PR person trying futilely to humanize the bio section […]

FRONDORF: Goodbye, replacement refs

“I will remember you. Will you remember me?” said no one about the NFL replacement referees, as the league finally made a deal last week […]

FRONDORF: Come watch some Yale football

Did you know that there’s a home football game this Saturday? Even if you do, are you planning on going? Your Bulldogs are 1–1 with […]

FRONDORF: Unwritten rules are made to be broken

Maybe we should keep a closer eye on coaches’ conduct after a game: They can’t even seem to get through the postgame handshake without going […]

FRONDORF: Fantasy should not overtake reality

“God bless fantasy football. There are many things a man can do with his time. This is better than those things.” This monologue kicked off […]

FRONDORF: Murray makes it a “Big Four”

I didn’t expect to write a follow-up column on the U.S. Open. Andy Murray has been on a roll, sure, but with the world’s best […]

FRONDORF: The Murray effect

Looking back, Monday wasn’t the best night to be at the U.S. Open. Top seed Roger Federer had already played earlier in the afternoon, and […]

FRONDORF: A(nother) fall from grace

We thought the Steroid Era was over. Fans, executives, and analysts alike thought we had finally moved on from the rampant use of performance-enhancing drugs […]