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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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs overcome slow start to best Lehigh, 82–72, ahead of Saturday test at No. 21 Auburn

The Yale men’s basketball team stumbled early within the first few minutes and trailed by eight points at halftime Wednesday night, falling behind Lehigh, an […]

Tim Tai Photo.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale drops 85–81 game vs. Stony Brook in first nonconference home loss since 2017

Returning to campus after playing a four-team tournament in Florida over Thanksgiving break, the Yale men’s basketball team had won 11 straight games against nonconference […]

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs set for Vermont, Fort Myers Tip-Off after Swain scores 1,000th in win at Siena

Following an 82–54 win at Siena on Tuesday night, Yale visits perennial opponent Vermont on Friday before playing two games in the Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off over Thanksgiving break.

Video boards, brighter lights, fresh paint: Inside the John J. Lee Amphitheater’s pandemic revamp

Over the course of the pandemic, Lee Amphitheater underwent a series of upgrades that now enable 21st-century perks like pregame video and gametime graphics in the nearly century-old arena.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale falls at Seton Hall, 80–44, following Friday win over UMass

The Bulldogs struggled on offense Sunday at Seton Hall, shooting under 25 percent from the field and converting only four of their 30 shot attempts from three-point range.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale set to face UMass, former Harvard foe now at Seton Hall, in first weekend of DI action

After a decisive season-opening win, the Bulldogs host the Minutemen at 8 p.m. on Friday night before making a trip to Newark to face the Pirates and familiar Harvard alumnus Bryce Aiken on Sunday afternoon.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale overwhelms DIII Vassar in opener, 88–42

Led by 16 points from guard Azar Swain ’22, all 18 Bulldogs in uniform saw the floor in the program’s first game in 20 months, while five scored in double figures.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Picked first in preseason poll, Yale eyes a third straight Ivy crown amid uncertain conference landscape

Looking to claim its fifth conference title in the last seven seasons, the Bulldogs open nonconference play next week with two new assistant coaches and significant experience on the perimeter but lots of open minutes in the post.

CROSS COUNTRY: DeLay ’22 and Miranda ’22 each take first, Yale finishes third at HYP

While Harvard and Princeton bested Yale in team standings on both the men’s and women’s sides, two Bulldogs each took the crown in their respective races on Saturday.

Olympians among us: Meet the 19 Yalies who competed in Tokyo

19 current and former Yalies participated in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics this summer. Meet them here.

Williamson and his New Zealand teammates stand for the anthem after receiving their medals.
IN PHOTOS: Yale’s first game back

Last Friday, Aug. 27, Reese Stadium hosted the first Yale game to occur since March 12, 2020. Yale women’s soccer took on the University at Buffalo.