Harvard, Teddy Roosevelt, and Football

Published by Ralph Haro on April 22, 2011 at 11:16PM

As the NFL continues to deal with negotiations between owners and the Player’s Union, it calls for a look to the past when the game of football almost ended, forever.


Magic of Numbers: The Winners' Circle

Published by Oluwatoni A. Campbell on April 22, 2011 at 10:11PM

20: Straight victories of Harvard men’s tennis team over Dartmouth

18: years since the Big Green men’s tennis team last defeated the Crimson

2: The national ranking of men’s lightweight crew

2: Year win-streak of men’s lightweight crew over rivals Navy

16: Goals scored by Harvard women’s lacrosse team in 16-6 victory over cross-town rival BU

8: Different Crimson scorers in game against BU


Harvard Alum Lin to Host Summer Camp

Published by E. Benjamin Samuels on April 21, 2011 at 10:11PM

Countless greats have already done it. Fred McGriff has done it. John Calipari has done it.

This year, Jeremy Lin '10 gets his first shot at hosting a summer camp.

The camp, which runs from June 27 to July 1, is hosted by Palo Alto High School and is open to first through 12th graders.

It focuses, of course, on training in the fundamentals of basketball. But for the non-NBA aspirants among the group, the bigger prize might be the plethora of Lin gear and memorabilia that comes with the $350 camp fee.


Harvard Athletes Rack Up Recent Ancient Eight Honors

Published by Catherine E. Coppinger on April 20, 2011 at 10:11PM

Though White Panda, Sam Adams, and Far East Movement provided ample distraction for Harvard students on Sunday, a different trio also impressed in Cambridge this past week. Three Crimson athletes outperformed the competition and took home All-Ivy League weekly honors, as was announced by league officials earlier today.


Around the Water Cooler: Ivy League Shakeups

Published by Robert S Samuels on April 19, 2011 at 11:18PM

Like the Harvard school year, Ivy League sports are starting to wrap up. Baseball only has two weekends of league play left before playoffs begin, and both men’s and women’s golf conclude this weekend at the Ivy League Championships. In both sports, there’s been some recent turnover at the top. In baseball, Yale shocked Dartmouth this weekend to grab control of the Red Rolfe Division. But in men’s golf, the Bulldogs slipped, finishing third this weekend after dominating at their previous tournament. We’ll tell you just what you need to know in this week’s edition of Around the Water Cooler.

Last weekend got off to an unexpected start in the world of Ivy League baseball. The Red Rolfe Division looks a lot different now than it did a few days ago. Coming into its four-game road trip against Yale, Dartmouth held a comfortable two-game lead in the division. The two-time defending champions of the Ivy League, the Big Green looked poised to win the Rolfe Division for the fourth consecutive year.

But now, Dartmouth is in an unfamiliar spot: second place.