Harvard's Future Docs Beat Yale's Future Lawyers To Nab NCAA Bid

The Ivy League is the only D-1 conference that doesn’t have a conference tournament. But when Yale and Harvard split the season series and each finished with 11-3 conference records, a one-game playoff for the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament was in order. Needing a neutral site, the conference… »3/14/15 6:25pm3/14/15 6:25pm


How The New York Times Fumbled Its Case Against The Yale Quarterback

Last week, The New York Times told a new story about how Yale quarterback Patrick Witt's candidacy for a Rhodes Scholarship ended. While the public was following the drama of Witt declining his Rhodes interview to play in the Harvard-Yale game, the Times reported, the Rhodes Trust and Yale had suspended his candidacy… »2/03/12 12:15pm2/03/12 12:15pm

Patrick Witt Denies That Sexual Assault Claims Played Any Role In His Rhodes Scholarship Withdrawal

It was only yesterday we were disabused of the notion that the Yale quarterback passed up on his final Rhodes Scholarship interview in order to play in the big Harvard game. Instead, the Times reported that sexual assault claims from a fellow student caused the Rhodes Trust to ask Yale for a re-endorsement, and Witt… »1/27/12 11:35am1/27/12 11:35am

Yale Quarterback Who Withdrew As Rhodes Scholar Did So Because He Was Accused Of Sexual Assault, Not Because Of The Harvard Game

There was apparently much more to the story of Patrick Witt, the Yale quarterback who drew praise from all angles for choosing the big Harvard-Yale game over his Rhodes Scholarship interview. The New York Times punctured that myth today, reporting that Witt was dropped as a Rhodes candidate after the Rhodes Trust had… »1/26/12 7:05pm1/26/12 7:05pm