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Topic: sports

“There’s only a few of use who are willing to stand up and say, ‘Yes, I’m queer,’” Calista Manuzza ’23 said. “It’s definitely an uphill battle.”

News, Sports, University News

Out on the field: Life as an LGBTQ student-athlete at Brown

June 17, 2021 3 comments

When a high school student decides to play a sport at the collegiate level, signing a letter of intent means more than just new opportunities. In the world of varsity athletics, teammates train side-by-side in practices and spend hours packed together in buses for travel games.

Walsh ’23: Not your parents’ youth sports

Columns, Opinions

Walsh ’23: Not your parents’ youth sports

March 24, 2021 0 comments

In just about every facet of American life, the pandemic has worsened existing inequities — and youth sports are no exception. Even before the pandemic, the professionalization of sports had been making youth athletics less equal. But COVID-19 has driven yet another wedge between rich and poor youth athletes by […]

The University Office of Student Conduct and Athletics department stress that recent, mandatory town halls for student athletes regarding COVID-19 safety precautions were not disciplinary, but precautionary.

University News

Athletics department, Office of Student Conduct hosted mandatory COVID-19 town halls for student-athletes

November 9, 2020 0 comments

Nearly two months ago, following multiple reports of athletes violating University and Rhode Island guidelines on the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Athletics held two mandatory town halls for all student-athletes studying in the Providence area Sept. 17.

Aman ’20: The University should hold coaches accountable


Aman ’20: The University should hold coaches accountable

March 12, 2020 Comments are Disabled

On Feb. 24, The Herald reported that seven former players on the women’s basketball team alleged that their coach Sarah Behn “repeatedly made remarks about players’ weights, used language that they described as vulgar and singled out players for criticism.”

Tamenang Choh ’21  drives to the hoop against Harvard. Brown defeated Dartmouth 67-65 before beating Harvard 72-71.


Brown men’s basketball extends Ivy win streak to four games

February 10, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Screaming fans, intense physicality and a championship run at stake characterized the men’s basketball team’s  nail-biting victories over Dartmouth and Harvard this weekend at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

Cameron Daly ’20 previously has competed at the NCAA Pre-National Invitational and the Ivy League Outdoor Track & Field Championships.


Daly ’20 breaks University record in 5000-meter race

January 31, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Cameron Daly ’20 broke the University record for the 5000-meter track and field event at the Boston University Terrier Invitational and Columbia Challenge this weekend. His time of 14:00.31 beat the 15-year-old record by over seven seconds and his own personal best by over nine seconds.

Klein ’20: MLB free agent preview

Columns, Opinions, Sports

Klein ’20: MLB free agent preview

November 7, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The 2019 Major League Baseball season came to an end last week with the Washington Nationals completing their magical playoff run, defeating the powerhouse Houston Astros in Game 7 of the World Series.

Brownsword ’18: University community must not take Kia McNeill for granted

Op-eds, Opinions

Brownsword ’18: University community must not take Kia McNeill for granted

November 5, 2019 Comments are Disabled

For those remaining Brown University sports fans — and I know how few of us there have been over the years — please don’t take women’s head soccer coach Kia McNeil for granted.

Lehrer-Small ’20: Funding for club sports is an equity issue

Columns, Opinions

Lehrer-Small ’20: Funding for club sports is an equity issue

October 29, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Every September, dozens of students flood the Brown athletic fields for ultimate frisbee try-outs wearing sports clothes and nervous smiles. Some are juniors or seniors, many are first-years looking for a community. On the sideline, new players rifle through a trash bag filled with spare cleats.

Saturday’s victory with goals from Raphino ’23 extended Brown’s winning streak to 12. Big Red ranks last in the the Ivy League conference.


Women’s soccer defeats Cornell 2-0

October 28, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The women’s soccer team entered Saturday’s game against Cornell leading the Ivy League with an 11-1-1 record and a dominant presence on the field. The Big Red was well aware of Brown’s prowess — as Chance the Rapper so famously said, “They don’t want no problems, want no problems with Brown.”