FOOTBALL: Athletic administrators prepping Yale Bowl for first event since pandemic began

Yale football opens its season at the Yale Bowl this Saturday, and administrators told the News that the fan experience will resemble its pre-pandemic self. The Bowl’s clear bag policy and no reentry rule will remain in effect after debuting in fall 2019.

Kingman, Handsome Dan XIX, to debut at first home football game

While the Bulldogs have been preparing to take the field, Handsome Dan XIX has been preparing to take the stage.

FOOTBALL: Richard Pont, former Yale running back coach of nearly three decades, dies at 90

Richard Pont, a United States army veteran who was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his service, coached Yale football’s offensive backfield from 1968 to 1995.

FOOTBALL: Yale, picked second in Ivy League preseason poll, looks ahead to 2021 season

After finishing its 2019 campaign with a 9–1 overall record — 6–1 against divisional rivals — the Yale football team received six first place votes in this year’s Ivy League preseason poll, two votes behind Princeton and five votes ahead of Dartmouth.

FOOTBALL: ‘Focusing on the day-to-day’: Yale players work through spring practice

Yale football players enrolled and living in New Haven are finishing up a spring of practices, as Yale fans and other Connecticut residents look forward to […]

Behind the Venue: The Yale Bowl and a game one hundred years in the making

“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 — […]

An illustration of the Yale Bowl.
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 […]

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. […]

The Game 2021: New Haven means newfound excitement and new business

It’s that time of year already, when the foliage starts to fall, Thanksgiving break is around the corner and the annual Yale-Harvard football game would […]

FOOTBALL: A look back on the illustrious career of Alan Lamar ’21, and a look ahead to his plans in 2021

While the cancellation of the fall Ivy League season has had a clear, lasting impact on every member of the Yale football team, perhaps no […]

FOOTBALL: Yale set to host The Game in fall 2021

If Ivy League athletic competition can occur in fall 2021, the 137th edition of the Yale-Harvard football game is set to occur in New Haven. […]