James Richardson
Staff Reporter
James Richardson is a former staff reporter. He previously covered athletic administration, men's basketball and squash.
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Walter, Handsome Dan XVIII, set to retire in early spring

Handsome Dan XVIII, affectionately known as “Walter,” is set to retire after four years of serving as Yale’s official mascot.  Walter, who was born on […]

CT-03: Republican candidate Margaret Streicker looks to unseat 15-term incumbent

Nathan Chen ’23 takes gold at 2020 Skate America

“Nathan Chen wins once again.” As NBC Sports commentator Terry Gannon sent the broadcast to commercial, a familiar outcome greeted figure skating fans across the […]

Nathan Chen ’23 to skate at first Grand Prix event of the season

2018 Olympic medalist Nathan Chen ’23 is taking a break from his studies and preparing to compete in the Sin City this weekend. The reigning […]

Coverage without games: Yale sports publicity redefines its role in 2020

Match photos. Press arrangements. Stadium announcements. Touchdown tweets. Television deals. Often flying under the radar, the strategic communications team is integral to the Yale Athletics […]

Yale Athletics reverted to Phase 0 Tuesday. Where do the other Ivies stand?

Prior to the Ivy League’s decision last March to cancel the spring sports season, Ancient Eight athletic programs focused on defeating each other on fields, […]

Yale Athletics reverts to Phase 0 after COVID-19 cluster emerges

After over three weeks of limited in-person athletic activity in Phases I and II, Yale Athletics is reverting to Phase 0 until at least Oct. […]

WOMEN’S CREW: Ella von der Schulenburg ’20 to debut for Swiss senior team this weekend

The former Yale women’s crew captain is set to make her first appearance for Switzerland’s senior national team in Poznań, Poland this weekend.

Yale permits sport-specific training with start of Phase II

After two-and-a-half weeks in Phase I, Yale began Phase II on Wednesday, allowing teams to engage in a maximum of two hours per day of sport-specific activities and strength and conditioning training.