Sports

New York Giants name UR alum Brian Daboll as new head coach

The New York Giants have finalized the hiring of UR alum and former Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll as their new head coach.

An Ode to Tom Brady

Few times in sports is an individual able to achieve enough to be considered the greatest of all time. Tom Brady is calling it a career after 22 seasons after an unparalleled football life.

UR welcomes alum and Rochester native Ashley Van Vechten as new women’s head soccer coach

The Rochester Yellowjacket athletic community is reunited with one of its most decorated and celebrated members as Ashley Van Vechten ’08 is appointed new women’s head soccer coach. 

Men’s, women’s basketball teams split wins against Carnegie Mellon

The Rochester Yellowjackets’ basketball teams faced off against the Carnegie Mellon (CMU) Tartans in a double header on Jan. 21, with the men’s team winning 71-60 and the women's team losing 47-63. 

New COVID restrictions allow in person sports despite remote learning

In response to surging cases in Monroe County, the University announced updated COVID-19 guidelines for students.

Meet the UR student making national waves for women in baseball

Since the young age of 5, Greenwood has been playing baseball. Now she is a catcher for UR Baseball and on the USA Baseball 2021 National Team Development Program roster, aiming to play at the international level.

A rainy day visit to Roc City Skatepark

When I noticed a skate park was being built under the highway on-ramp downtown, I was excited — not because I wanted to learn to skate (I’m a coward), but because a skate park is a perfect setting to facilitate the DIY charm of Rochester, acting as a sort of melting pot for people of all walks of life to bond over sick tricks and scraped up shins.

Goodbye number nine

Drew Brees did as much for New Orleans as any athlete has ever done for their city.

The ’Jackets are Back & Ready to Attack

UR’s varsity Yellowjackets have enjoyed a triumphant return to competition. Beginning in late February, many teams — including track and field and men’s basketball — were given clearance by the University to begin modified versions of their typical seasons.

McDowell Stuns with Daytona 500 Victory

The race was McDowell's first victory of a career spanning over a decade.