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The Subtle Influences of Sport

2 days ago

“Some of us are athletes… and some of us just kinda aren’t. And I guess that’s okay too.”

In the wrong setting, these words might have been viewed as arrogant, even contemptuous. Said with an Australian accent and a disarming smile at Mather Senior Dinner, they caused the room to erupt in laughter.

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Men's Basketball Poised to Rebound in 2016-2017

March 10, 2016

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It’s difficult to choose the right epithet for the 2015-2016 Harvard men’s basketball team.

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Defensive Power

March 10, 2016

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Ivy League Makes Case for Two to Tango at Big Dance

March 03, 2016

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With its Friday loss to Yale, the Harvard men’s basketball team clinched something it hadn’t in half a decade—a losing record and a likely ticket home for the postseason. A team that has alternatingly under- and overachieved fittingly enters the final weekend with a decent shot at finishing the season fourth in the conference: exactly where it was predicted preseason.

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Streaking Men's Soccer Seeks To Capitalize On Promise of Lehrer Era

October 08, 2014

With the Harvard men’s soccer team going for its seventh straight win this Saturday—not having lost since Sept. 13—perhaps it’s time for some perspective. Just two years removed from back-to-back winless Ivy League campaigns, we have entered the Pieter Lehrer era.          

Expectations are now much higher in Lehrer’s second season as head coach, and the team has begun to deliver on the lofty aspirations that it has set for itself.         

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