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Forward Chris Knight '21 will play as a graduate student next year at Loyola Chicago University after recovering from his left Achilles injury.

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Senior athletes seek transfers, citing canceled seasons and graduate ineligibility

January 8, 2021 2:00am

The Ivy League’s November cancellation of winter sports, and its decision not to move fall sports to the spring, have dashed senior athletes’ hopes for a proper sendoff. Due to the league’s staunch policy against graduate athletic participation, many student-athletes have transferred out of the conference to take advantage of their final years of eligibility.


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Student-athletes, coaches react to winter sports cancellation

November 17, 2020 2:00am

On Thursday, the Ivy League announced the cancellation of all winter athletic competition. For the sports affected — basketball, ice hockey, indoor track and field, skiing and squash — there is currently no timeline for resuming competition prior to the 2022 season. Athletes and coaches said that while the decision was not a surprise, it was still difficult to receive the news.


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Q&A: Athletics director Harry Sheehy on winter sports cancellation

November 14, 2020 2:52pm

The Ivy League announced on Thursday that all winter intercollegiate athletic competition has been canceled, with the start of spring sport seasons delayed until at least the end of February. The league added that postponed fall sports — including football — will not be moved to the spring. For the third time this year, the Ivy League became the first Division I conference to cancel its upcoming athletic season.


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From the Bleachers: NBA Bubble Wrap and 2020-21 Preview

October 27, 2020 1:30am

My LeBron James fandom still has me fired up about the NBA after a thrilling couple of months in the bubble. So, before I turn my attention to the NFL for the next few months of this column, I’m going to pay homage to a great NBA season and preview what should be an even better one next year. 


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Seven former women’s swimmers join rowing team

October 23, 2020 2:05am

Seven former members of the women's swimming and diving team have walked on to the women's rowing team, citing a desire to compete and remain members of a varsity program. The women's swimming and diving team was among five varsity sports programs that the College eliminated in July.


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Women’s rugby players train with U.S. National Team

October 20, 2020 2:00am

Four student-athletes on the Dartmouth women’s rugby team are spending part of their fall term training full-time with the U.S. Women’s National Team. Athletes invited to train with the National Team will compete for a spot in the 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.