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Ivy League cancels all fall sports competition

The Ivy League canceled all fall athletic competition, according to an announcement released Wednesday afternoon. Winter sports will not begin until after Jan. 1.  As each of the members schools announced plans and guidelines for the fall semester adjusted in light of COVID-19, and “as athletics ...


Demoted athletes retain law firm, demand reinstatement

A coalition of University student-athletes from teams recently demoted from varsity to club level have retained attorney Jeffrey Kessler of Chicago-based law firm Winston & Strawn in hopes of demanding reinstatement to the varsity roster.  Kessler is a prominent lawyer specializing in antitrust ...


Demoted student-athletes weigh transfer option

Two weeks after losing their varsity status, over 100 former student-athletes now face a once-unfathomable choice: stay at Brown or continue their athletic careers at a different institution. President Christina Paxson P’19 announced June 9 that the men’s track, field and cross country teams would ...


Ten voices on varsity team cuts

Following the University's decision to cut 11 teams as part of the Excellence in Brown Athletics initiative, The Herald invited 100-word submissions from individuals impacted by the decision. The opinions team selected and lightly edited 10 blurbs from former varsity student-athletes and alums on the ...


Demoted varsity athletes petition Brown for reinstatement

In response to the University’s recent announcement that 11 varsity teams would be demoted to the club level as part of a new Excellence in Brown Athletics initiative, student athletes have mobilized to organize their teammates, peers, parents and alumni networks to petition for more answers — and ...

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