Nader Granmayeh
Staff Reporter
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Strength coach TJ Belanger promoted to director of sports performance and student-athlete innovation

Last week, Yale Athletics announced the promotion of strength coach TJ Belanger, who will serve as the new director of sports performance and student-athlete innovation after Tom Newman departed Yale earlier this year.

SOFTBALL: Yale’s would-be seniors take gap years, anticipate next year’s season

The Yale softball team will not be losing any players this spring with the graduating class of 2021. The original senior class consisted of catcher […]

Behind the Venue: DeWitt Family Stadium, 20 years after opening and three from major renovation

“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 — […]

Former Yale football player Bo Hines ’18 begins Congressional primary campaign

In January, Yale graduate and former football receiver Bo Hines ’18 announced his intent to run for Congress. Hines is a North Carolina resident and […]

BASKETBALL: Harvard to host 2022 Ivy Madness, Princeton to follow in 2023 in delayed rotation

After a two-year hiatus, the Ivy League’s men’s and women’s conference basketball tournaments, known as Ivy Madness, are set to resume next year at Harvard’s […]

SOFTBALL: Yale assistant Laura Ricciardone to join Team USA for Olympic preparation

Last week, Team USA Softball announced that Yale assistant coach Laura Ricciardone would be joining their Olympic staff as a training camp coach. This is […]

A photo of Laura Ricciardone while coaching
FOOTBALL: Inside the Yale-UConn rivalry set to resume for the first time in two decades this fall

In 1948, an intrastate rivalry was born.  The Yale football team, led by first-year head coach Herman Hickman, was pitted against the University of Connecticut. […]

Afternoon seminars: An unexpected spring luxury for some student-athletes

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to throw Yale Athletics into a state of flux, some student-athletes have found a silver lining in this winter’s lack […]

Yale eSports Club to host COVID fundraiser

The Yale eSports Club announced last week that it would be hosting a virtual 12-hour charity stream to help raise money for COVID-19 related efforts […]

The NCAA announced extended eligibility for spring athletes. The consequences get complicated in the Ivy League.

Three weeks after COVID-19 began to force the abrupt cancellation of collegiate athletics around the country, the NCAA Division I Council voted on Monday to […]

IMs launch esports tournaments

Yale head intramural secretary Rachel Cohen ’21 announced on Friday that the program would be transitioning to an esports league, since the COVID-19 pandemic has […]