James Richardson
Staff Reporter
James Richardson is a staff reporter covering athletic administration. He previously covered men's basketball and squash. Originally from South Florida, he is a sophomore in Jonathan Edwards majoring in East Asian Studies and Ethics, Politics, and Economics.
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ANALYSIS: Contextualizing Yale’s indoor winter sports policy

Indoor sports venues will open at 75 percent capacity to fully vaccinated individuals, among other guidelines released by Yale Athletics last month.

Yale Athletics announces ticket distribution plan for The Game

Student tickets and guest tickets for the Yale-Harvard football game can be picked up at various Yale athletic events beginning on Nov. 9, according to […]

Nathan Chen ’24 wins 2021 Skate Canada International

After a disappointing third-place finish at Skate America, Chen bounced back and took gold in a dominant victory in Vancouver.

Nathan Chen ’24 finishes third at 2021 Skate America

The three-time world champion took bronze in his first event of the season, bringing to an end his 14-event win streak that extended back to 2018.

Hallowoads dance party descends into chaos, shut down by police

On Wednesday night, the annual Halloween-themed event at popular dance spot Toad’s Place was disrupted by New Haven Police Department officers after the building was […]

“I just wore them out by winning”: Matt Amodio GRD ’23 reflects on “Jeopardy!” streak

He won 38 consecutive games on quiz game show “Jeopardy!” — the second longest in the show’s history.   What’s Matt Amodio GRD ’23?  After his […]

Matt Amodio GRD ’23 “Jeopardy!” run comes to an end

After 39 games, 1,299 correct responses and a place in the hall of fame for the quiz game show “Jeopardy!”, Matt Amodio GRD ’23 has […]

Yale adopts policy allowing student-athletes to profit from name and image

Yale announced a new policy on Tuesday that will allow student-athletes to begin receiving compensation for their name, image and likeness.  Bulldog student-athletes were notified […]

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 […]

Ivy aid in limbo ahead of antitrust exemption expiration in 2022

The Ivy League — the only Division I conference to not offer merit-based scholarships to student-athletes — may face a lawsuit upon the expiration of […]

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“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!