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August 19, 2008
Yale Picked By Media
Defending co-champion Yale has been selected to repeat in the chase for the 2007 Ivy Football Championship. Please click below for the poll and a complete preview to the coming season.

May 19, 2008
Boundless Playgrounds
Frederick A. Leone knows a thing or two about being physically active. The former Yale football captain is now heading up Boundless Playgrounds, which sets out to create playgrounds where children, with and without disabilities, can interact and play.

May 12, 2008
Coaching on a New Battlefield
Yale football coach Jack Siedlecki is among five Division I head coaches that will visit military bases throughout the Middle East as part of Coaches Tour 2008.

May 5, 2008
Extreme Makeover: Brown
Members of the Brown football team joined up with <i>Extreme Makeover: Home Edition</i> to provide an early Christmas present to the Silvia Family of Warwick, R.I. The show aired May 4th, 2008.

April 20, 2008
Catching A Draft
In late April every year, there are Ivy Leaguers who are fully prepared to move into the professional career that they have been preparing for in the classroom. But as Judy Battista of the New York Times discovers, an increasing number have hopes to delay that career for one in the NFL.

March 5, 2008
Ivy Football Doc Complete
For Love & Honor Productions is proud to announce the completion of <u>Eight: Ivy League Football and America</u>, an original feature-length documentary film (TRT 96 minutes). A world premiere, hosted by the Ivy Football Association, will be held on Thursday, April 24, at the Yale Club in New York City.

January 30, 2008
Ivy Among Giants
USA Today's Mike Dodd spent Super Bowl Media Day in Glendale, Ariz., talking politics over wine and cheese with the three Ivy Leaguers on the roster of the New York Giants. They are Zak DeOssie, Kevin Boothe and Jim Finn.

January 23, 2008
Giants Head into NFC Title Game with Three Ivies
The New York Giants are heading into this Sunday's NFC Title game versus the Packers with two former Ivy Leaguers on the current roster and one on the injured reserved list.

January 22, 2008
MacLaren Receives Honor
The NCAA Honors Committee honored James MacLaren, a former Yale football and lacrosse standout, as the 2008 Inspiration Award winner at its Honors Celebration last week in Nashville, Tenn., and that dinner will be broadcast on ESPN2 on Feb. 1 at 3 pm.

January 10, 2008
Harvard Grad Matt Birk Makes Sixth Pro Bowl
Harvard graduate Matt Birk was one of seven Minnesota Vikings' players named to the 2007-08 Pro Bowl in an announcement by the National Football League. It will be his sixth Pro Bowl selection.

January 10, 2008
Ivies Earn More All-America Honors
A total of 13 Ivy League football players were named to the Sports Network FCS All-America team. Harvard defensive back Steven Williams and Yale running back Mike McLeod received second-team honors.

January 3, 2008
Loss of a Legend
James DeAngelis, the last of the Yale football team's famed "Ironmen" who upset Princeton in 1934 with no substitutions, recently passed away at the age 97. Click here to to read about the life of an Ivy League football legend.

January 2, 2008
Hollander, Raymond Headed To Islands
Yale defensive lineman Brandt Hollander and Brown wide receiver Paul Raymond have accepted invitations to play in the 62nd Annual Hula Bowl, to be held at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Jan. 12.

December 21, 2007
El Diablo
David Bathrick is retiring after 20 years as the Jacob Schurman Professor of Theatre, Film & Dance and professor of German Studies at Cornell. Among other things, he was once suspected of being a spy while teaching in Communist East Germany. Click here to read about the fascinating life of the former Dartmouth football player.

December 18, 2007
Unnoticed No More
Unless they were paying very close attention in the season's first eight weeks, Ivy League football fans were unfamiliar with Brown sophomore receiver Bobby Sewall, but that all changed as the season wound down.

December 15, 2007
Leaguers Earn Academic Status
Four Ivy Leaguers -- two players each from Columbia and Dartmouth -- have been selected to the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team.

December 11, 2007
Defusing Time Bombs
Quarterback- turned- surgeon Dr. Archie Roberts '65 screens retired football players for heart disease. As the founder of the Living Heart Foundation, the Columbia alum has pioneered advanced, mobile methods for cardiovascular screening in an attempt to raise awareness.

December 11, 2007
Odd Couple
One is a former Yale football player turned war veteran. The other is a tech-obsessed teen. Click here to read how their tragic losses have brought them together.

December 10, 2007
Two Leaguers Named All-America
Yale junior tailback Mike McLeod, the Ivy Player of the Year, and Harvard senior cornerback Steven Williams have been selected to the 2007 American Football Coaches Association Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team.

November 29, 2007
Four Ivies Named Football Academic All-Americans
For the first time in 10 years, four Ivy League football players were named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America team in the same year. Harvard cornerback Andrew Berry was the lone first-teamer.

November 27, 2007
All-Ivy Football -- 2007
Record-breaking Yale running back Mike McLeod was today selected as the Ivy League's Player of the Year in football, but it was Ivy champion Harvard collecting a near-record 11 first-team nods in the polling of the eight head coaches.

November 26, 2007
Covering The Game
The stories surrounding 'The Game, 2007' are coming fast and furious. Now even the President of the United States, who attended both Harvard and Yale, has weighed in on the Big Game.

November 19, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Awards 10 - 11/19
Quarterback Chris Pizzotti had the finest day of his career while senior captain Brad Bagdis (pictured) spearheaded a total shutdown in Harvard's dismantling of Yale at Yale Bowl on Saturday. Each earns Ivy Player of the Week honors for their dominating performances.

November 18, 2007
No Tie Zone: Harvard Rolls to Championship
'The Game, 2007' meant the first time that Harvard and Yale would match up undefeated for the Ivy League Championship since the epic tie, 29-29, of 1968. But Harvard left no doubt this time around with a decisive 37-6 victory.

November 17, 2007
Title Game On Deck
With Harvard and Yale both winning football games on Saturday, next week's season-ending matchup will be a rarity. The Crimson downed Penn, 23-7, while the Bulldogs bested Princeton, 27-6.

November 16, 2007
Life in the Fast Lane
Chad Walter ('93) has always been a race fan. His appreciation deepened when he worked on Cornell's Formula SAE team. Now the former football Ivy leads one of the premier teams in NASCAR.

November 12, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Awards 9 - 11/12
Brown's Bobby Sewall and Cornell's Graham Rihn each turned in special performances to lead their teams to victory this week. And they earn Ivy Player of the Week honors for their performances.

November 12, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Notebook 10 - 11/12
Thanks to overtime rules, for the first time ever, we are assured going in that the winner of the Harvard-Yale game at Yale Bowl will walk away unbeaten and untied in Ivy play.

November 10, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Report - 11/10
Brown sophomore Bobby Sewall had the kind of game that no one has ever had before. He rushed for 144 yards, caught 18 passes and threw for a touchdown in a 56-35 win over Dartmouth.

November 9, 2007
17 Gridiron Gurus Honored by CoSIDA
More ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District teams have been announced by CoSIDA. For the sport of football, the Ivy League leads the nation in selections, laying claim to 17 players.

November 9, 2007
For The Last Time -- YES
Yale and Princeton are meeting for the 130th time on Saturday, as the two meet for a 1 pm kickoff at Princeton Stadium in Central Jersey. And the game will be shown as the final Ivy League-YES Network football broadcast of the season.

November 8, 2007
Perceptions vs. Reality
When AJ Tracey was being recruited out of high school, he had to check his perceptions at the door. The native of Choctaw, Okla. only knew what producers in Hollywood wanted him to know about the Ivy League. Now the senior looks back on the reality of being an Ivy - and the pride associated with it.

November 5, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Awards 8 - 11/5
Dartmouth quarterback Tom Bennewitz was a quick-strike specialist on Saturday, throwing four touchdown passes and running for another as his Big Green beat Cornell, 59-31. Averaging less than 80 seconds per scoring drive, he earns Player of the Week honors.

November 5, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Notebook 9 - 11/5
Can Harvard post its seventh straight seven-win season? Will Mike McLeod fight through his injured foot to break Ed Marinaro's single-season scoring record? Week nine is ahead.

November 3, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Report 8 - 11/3
Saturday in Ivy League football saw a little of everything -- from a Nor'Easter to calm conditions. From high-scoring affairs to a single-score contest. With victories by both Harvard and Yale, we are now certain than one of those teams (and possibly both) will be the 2007 Ivy football champion.

November 1, 2007
NFL's Oldest Alum Passes
The man who was the NFL's oldest living alumnus, Columbia University alumni Sam Dana, has passed at the age of 104.

November 1, 2007
Van Niel To Appear On CBS' Morning Show
When Harvard's football team departs Friday morning for New York, fullback Noah Van Niel will already be there. Van Niel, the opera singing fullback, will be featured on the CBS Early Show Friday morning around 8:30 am. Update: <a href="">Click here</a> for the video!

October 29, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Awards 7 - 10/29
Jordan Culbreath's dash made a splash on ESPN SportsCenter while Harvard's Doug Hewlett did something no Harvard player had done in 40 years. Both claim Ivy Player of the Week honors for their efforts.

October 29, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Notebook 8 - 10/29
The nation's top rusher and the nation's top passer will be battling this weekend at Yale Bowl while Cornell visits Dartmouth for a Battle of the Bigs on the YES Network.

October 27, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Report 7 - 10/27
Princeton's Jordan Culbreath had Friday's 'Top Play' on ESPN's SportsCenter. Then Yale and Harvard continued their march to make it a two-team race for the Ivy title, to be decided on Nov. 17 in New Haven.

October 24, 2007
Old Man River
Joe Paterno, a 1950 Brown graduate, will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in December. While all sports fans are aware of his coaching career at Penn State, his on-field exploits at Brown are lesser known. Peter Mackie investigates.

October 23, 2007
A Hall of Fame Career
Reggie Williams received his College Football Hall of Fame plaque at the halftime of Saturday's game with Columbia. It was the latest in a long list of honors for the 1976 Dartmouth graduate. Click for a profile from Jack DeGange, who was the school's publicist during Williams' college days.

October 22, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Awards 6 - 10/22
Cornell sophomore Randy Barbour had the game of his career, rushing for 159 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winner in overtime, as the Big Red erased a 17-point second-half deficit to defeat Brown. He earns his first Ivy Player of the Week award for his performance.

October 22, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Notebook 7 - 10/22
Princeton hosts Cornell in its second 'Friday Night Lights' game in two years, but it's the Dartmouth Big Green trying to stir up the standings. Coach Teevens' squad can move into a tie for second if it can beat Harvard, coached by Teevens' close friend Tim Murphy.

October 20, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Report 6 - 10/20
Yale and Penn played the game of the day -- a three-overtime contest on the YES Network -- with the Bulldogs prevailing 26-20. With Harvard beating Princeton, the Crimson and the Elis -- both 3-0 in Ivy games -- looked to be headed toward a huge showdown in New Haven on Nov. 17.

October 18, 2007
Gridiron Grandioso
Noah Van Niel scored two touchdowns last week for Harvard and was named as a Draddy Award semifinalist. The Boston Globe's John Powers writes that he is also preparing for his career as an opera singer.

October 15, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Awards 5 - 10/15
Yale running back Mike McLeod and Brown kicker Steve Morgan continued to break records and claim awards. McLeod broke his own Yale single-game rushing mark while Morgan kicked four field goals to break the Ivy League's all-time record for three-pointers.

October 15, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Notebook 6 - 10/15
The YES Network will broadcast its first Ivy game of the season when Yale visits Penn. The Quakers have beaten the Bulldogs in the last three matchups at Franklin Field. Meanwhile, Harvard will train to remain unbeaten in Ivy play when it hosts Princeton.

October 14, 2007
Robert Kraft Gives To Columbia Athletics
Columbia University announced that Robert K. Kraft, Chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group, owner of the New England Patriots and 1963 graduate of Columbia College, has pledged $5 million to the University in support of Columbia's intercollegiate athletics program.

October 13, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Report 5 - 10/13
Brown and Penn used high-powered offenses to claim their first League wins of the season while a familiar story emerged from New Haven. Bulldog junior tailback Mike McLeod did it again as Yale remained unbeaten.

October 12, 2007
Columbia, Penn Square Off in Sirius Game of the Week
Penn pays a visit to New York City tomorrow afternoon to take on Columbia in the Sirius Satellite Radio Ivy League Game of the Week, to be aired on Sirius channel 161 at 1:30 pm.

October 12, 2007
Handful of Leaguers Honored
The Ivy League has five senior football players who have been picked as semifinalists for the 2007 Draddy Award, which recognizes an individual as the absolute best in the country for his combined academic success, football performance and exemplary community leadership.

October 8, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Awards 4 - 10/8
Brown's Michael Dougherty became the first Ivy Leaguer in a decade to post back-to-back 400-yard passing performances while the Bears' Steve Morgan became the highest-scoring kicker in League history on Saturday. Each earns Player of the Week accolades.

October 8, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Notebook 5 - 10/8
We are not much for predictions here at Ivy Central, but we think that there might be a large number of points scored at Brown Stadium this week. That's because Brown and Princeton games in the last two weeks have yielded 325 points!

October 6, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Report 4 - 10/6
Yale marched to 4-0 with another 50-point outburst. Harvard moved to 2-0 in League play. But the most interesting thing that may have happened on Saturday was a standing ovation for a visiting band!

October 5, 2007
Great Traditions Meet In Princeton
Princeton hosts the nationally-ranked Hampton Pirates in a non-League football game on Saturday and it is drawing lots of interest, including a story in today's USA Today. Hampton Coach Joe Taylor is pictured. This game is available on SIRIUS Satellite Radio and the CN8 Television Network.

October 4, 2007
Nice Catch
Senior wideout Paul Raymond is turning out to be a real catch for Brown. He's a two-time indoor Heps 60-meter dash champion after having never run track before, and after three games this year on the gridiron, he leads the League in receiving yards per game. Click here for more.

October 4, 2007
On The Way To 15
Harvard freshman football player Iffi Obukwelu spent much of Wednesday morning learning about math with Julia Hogan Jackson's second grade class from Fletcher Maynard Academy.

October 2, 2007
McLeod Sweeps Awards
After his record-setting performance against Holy Cross, Yale junior running back Mike McLeod has earned national and regional accolades.

October 1, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Awards 3 - 10/1
Brown's Paul Raymond posted the fifth-best all-purpose yardage total in Ivy history against Rhode Island on Saturday, but Yale's Mike McLeod beat Raymond out for the Ivy Offensive Player of the Week with a 256-yard, five-touchdown performance at Holy Cross.

October 1, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Notebook 4 - 10/1
Ivy unbeatens Yale and Dartmouth square off in New Haven this weekend, but another interesting matchup will take place in Princeton, where the Tigers welcome nationally ranked Hampton. It will be just the second time an Ivy school faces one of the nation's Historically Black Colleges or Universities.

September 29, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Report 3 - 9/29
Dartmouth and Princeton won hard-fought League games on Saturday, but Yale's Mike McLeod continued to hold center stage. This time he did it by breaking the school record for rushing yards, piling up 256 (and five touchdowns) in a 38-17 win at Holy Cross.

September 28, 2007
Back for His
Injuries forced Lee Driftmier to the sidelines last year during Yale's championship run. Now the senior linebacker is back for a fifth-year with his sights set on some hardware of his own.

September 24, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Awards 2 - 9/24
Harvard senior defensive back Steven Williams came up big with the first night game in Harvard Stadium history on the line by intercepting two fourth-quarter passes in a 24-17 win over Brown to earn the Ivy Defensive Player of the Week Award.

September 24, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Notebook 3 - 9/24
Either Dartmouth or Penn will rebound from an 0-2 start when the two square off in Hanover this weekend. Meanwhile Princeton will begin its defense of the Ivy title at home against Columbia on Saturday.

September 24, 2007
Life of the Yale Party
As Mike McLeod makes quick work of the Yale recordbook, his Bulldogs keep moving up in the national polls. Chris Elsberry of the Connecticut Post took in this weekend's Yale-Cornell matchup and was struck by the fun.

September 22, 2007
Berry Nostalgic
History occurs every day, but Saturday will mark a major milestone in the 104 years of Harvard football -- the first home night game in school history. Andrew Berry, junior cornerback and preseason All-American selection, honors the significance with a look to the past.

September 22, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Report 2 - 9/22
Harvard won its first game under the lights at the 104-year-old Harvard Stadium while Yale scored its most points in a League game since 1972 in the conference opener for those two schools.

September 21, 2007
Hallowed Grounds
Some of our nation's oldest stadiums have housed the rich history of Ivy League football for over one hundred years. Click here to read ESPN's feature on Franklin Field, Harvard Stadium and the Yale Bowl.

September 21, 2007
Ivy Football Slate Kicks Off This Weekend
The 2007 Ivy football slate opens this weekend with Cornell taking on Yale in New Haven, and Brown traveling up to Harvard for the Sirius "Game of the Week" -- the first-ever night game in the 104-year history of Harvard Stadium.

September 21, 2007
Two Ivies Tabbed CSN Preseason All-American
Harvard cornerback Andrew Berry (pictured) & Yale offensive lineman Jeff Monaco, both of whom earned first team All-Ivy League accolades last season, have been chosen as preseason All-American selections by College Sporting News.

September 17, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Awards 1 - 9/17
Dereck Knight of Brown churned up 208 rushing yards in the Bears' 28-17 season-opening victory over Duquesne. For his effort, Knight was named as the Ivy League's first Offensive Player of the Week in 2007.

September 17, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Notebook 2 - 9/17
Three teams that started with a victory on Saturday jump into League play this week, including a Yale Bowl battle between Cornell and the home Bulldogs, who are now ranked 21st in the national polls. Plus a night game at Harvard!

September 16, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Report 1 - 9/15
Defending champion Yale opened the season with a Mike McLeod-led win at Georgetown, but three Ivy teams lost in the final moments in Week One. Brown and Cornell claimed victory along with Yale.

September 11, 2007
A SIRIUS Matchup
This season will be the third in a three-year agreement between SIRIUS Satellite Radio and the Ivy League to broadcast a "Game of the Week" for football and men's basketball. The first broadcast of the season will be Saturday night's football game between Penn and No. 25 Lafayette.

September 11, 2007
Ivy Weekly Football Notebook 1 - 9/10
The 2007 Ivy football season kicks off with four day games and four night games on Saturday. Highlighting the eight non-League games are seven Ivy-vs-Patriot matchups.

September 6, 2007
2007 Ivies in the NFL
With the 2007 NFL season right around the corner, the Ivy League will certainly make its presence felt this year with a total of eleven former players suiting up for Week One action, including two squads with three Ivies each.

September 5, 2007
Live Wire
John Doman has roamed the gridiron of Franklin Field, served in Vietnam and earned an MBA along the way. Now the former Penn football player is right where he wants to be -- as a mainstay on one of HBO's most popular television series.

August 22, 2007
Princeton, Yale Ranked Nationally
The preseason Coaches Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) poll has been released and Yale and Princeton, last year's Ivy champions, begin the season in the top 25.

August 7, 2007
Listening In On Media Day
Don Boyle of Sporting News Connecticut provided live internet audio coverage of Ivy League Football Media Day from New Haven on Monday and you can listen in by clicking below.

August 5, 2007
Football Media Day Live
Monday's Ivy League Football Media Day will be webcast live on The webcast will begin before 10 am and feature interviews with Ivy head coaches and more.

July 31, 2007
Ivy Football Media Day - August 6th
The 2007 Ivy League Football Media Day is scheduled for Monday, August 6th, at the Yale University Golf Course. The media preseason poll will also be released at that time.

July 31, 2007
School of Hard Knocks
Chris Nowinski made the jump from the Harvard gridiron to the squared circle of the WWE. Now the Crimson football player-turned-pro wrestler is making a difference by educating others on brain injuries.

July 24, 2007
The Game Relived
It's a rivalry that dates back over a century -- becoming one of the most storied in college sports along the way. But in the 131 years of the Harvard-Yale football game, no meeting will be more remembered than the legendary 1968 edition.

July 3, 2007
Ivy Football Media Day Aug. 8
This year's Ivy League Football Media Day and Golf Outing will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 8 at the Yale Golf Course in New Haven, Conn. It will coincide with the release of the preseason media poll and the launch of the Ivy Football E-Guide.