William McCormack
Staff Reporter
William McCormack currently serves as a Sports and Digital Editor for the Yale Daily News. He previously covered men’s basketball and the athletic administration as a staff reporter. Originally from Boston, he is a junior in Timothy Dwight College.
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Senior Associate Athletic Director Andy Dunn departing Yale for AD role at Taft

Andy Dunn, Yale’s senior associate athletic director for internal operations, is set to become Taft’s Director of Athletics and Afternoon Program on July 1, concluding a stretch of almost 10 years with Yale Athletics. Dunn emerged from a pool of more than 60 applicants to earn his first role as an AD.

INSIGHT: Olmo’s Pandemic Pivot

How experimentation, Snackpass and a whole lot of fresh bagels helped one New Haven restaurant through the pandemic and may have changed its identity for good.

Lukas Flippo
JLA’s ushers on a year away from the amphitheater

Frank Krugel loves to talk. A USPS mailman in Shelton, Connecticut, for 45 years and counting, he carried his inclination to strike up conversations into […]

Lenoci poses for a photo with coworker Ted Cotjanle in JLA
MEN’S BASKETBALL: James Jones, hoping to encourage African American history course requirements, joins board at ABIS

Jones serves as Co-Chair of the new organization’s “Teaching African American History” committee.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: At least seven of 12 returners taking fall-term leaves

Although some are hopeful, many returners expressed doubts about the possibility of Ivy League basketball this school year and are instead viewing the fall (and for some, the full year) as a unique opportunity for real-world job experience and other pursuits.

Blumenthal, Murphy praise SalivaDirect after visiting Yale School of Public Health

Both U.S. senators expressed optimism about SalivaDirect and their eagerness to assist with scaling the testing protocol for more widespread use.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Before year of uncertainty, a summer workout with Azar Swain

Without a set start date for the season — and the real possibility of no season at all — Swain is focusing on the positives, finding the time to recuperate his body and pursue individual skill work. Follow him along on a summer workout with his father.

Automation, pooling could come next for SalivaDirect as research team juggles authorization requests, media attention

After receiving Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA on Saturday, researchers have been inundated with a swarm of media attention and hundreds of emailed authorization requests.

With data from NBA study, FDA extends Emergency Use Authorization to Yale’s SalivaDirect COVID-19 test

The test is inexpensive, non-invasive and validated for use with reagents and instruments from multiple vendors, which researchers hope will minimize supply chain bottlenecks.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: After season in Bulgaria, Blake Reynolds ’19 signs with Poland’s Zielona Góra

In his first season overseas, a year of personal adjustment and professional success, Reynolds averaged 17.5 points a game with Chernomorets Burgas.

Ivy League athletic competition canceled for fall semester

Fall sport student-athletes will not lose a season of Ivy League or NCAA eligibility, the League said in a Wednesday evening announcement.