Year in Sports - Game of the Year - Men's Basketball vs. Michigan State

'We Do Not Lose Like This'

What follows is an oral history of the Harvard-Michigan State third-round matchup. The Crimson, which was considered down and out before it even took the court, was playing on the biggest stage in program history. What ensued was 40 minutes of play that truly typified the madness characteristic of postseason collegiate basketball.

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Lin '10 Will Head West to Lakers

Jeremy Lin '10 was the central cog in a deal that also handed the Lakers a 2015 first-round draft pick. For its part, Los Angeles only gave up the rights to an overseas player alongside cash considerations.


Matt Birk '98 Named Director of Football Development for NFL

On Thursday, the NFL announced that the former Minnesota Vikings and Baltimore Ravens center has been named Director of Football Development.

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Kyle Casey '14 Sees NBA Summer League Minutes

Casey’s combined 28 minutes of playing time came after two straight games during which he did not leave the bench.

Harvard Men's Hockey 2014-2015 Schedule Released

The Crimson will open its 29-game regular season at the newly-renovated Bright-Landry Hockey Center against Dartmouth on Nov. 1. The team's nonconference schedule includes road games against Boston College, Boston University, and UMass-Lowell.

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Casey To Play For Nets' Summer Squad

According to Basketball Insiders’ Alex Kennedy, Kyle Casey ’14 will be joining the Brooklyn Nets’ summer team in the coming weeks, hoping to earn a more permanent spot on a professional roster.


Kyle Casey '13-14 Works Out for Boston Celtics

Leading up to the NBA draft, former Harvard forward Kyle Casey ’13-’14 has drawn attention from pro teams.


Seven from Track and Field Compete at NCAA National Championships

A program-best seven members of the Harvard Track and Field team traveled to Eugene, Or. to compete against the best of the nation in the NCAA National Outdoor Championships.

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Men's Hockey Adds Veteran Hire to Coaching Staff

Former Holy Cross head coach Paul Pearl will join Harvard as an associate head coach at the start of the 2014-2015 season. He will work alongside head coach Ted Donato '91 and assistant coach Rob Rassey.


Men's Crew Takes Home Two Silver Medals at IRA Nationals

At the 112th IRA National Championships, the lightweight crew exceeded expectations and came home with two silver finishes, while the heavyweights fell below the predicted placements and lost grasp of getting a medal.

Track and Field to Send Record Number to NCAA Championships

The Crimson athletes followed the trend of success that has characterized the team this year, as a school-record seven competitors qualified to the championships, which will begin on June 11th.

A World Cup Malcontent

A World Cup Malcontent


Then Rain Comes


Rainy Day Impression


Saudade, or Nostalgia

Men's Basketball

Assistant Coach Cohen Leaves Harvard for Vanderbilt

Harvard men’s basketball assistant coach Adam Cohen will be leaving Harvard for a similar position at Vanderbilt University, CBSSports reported late Thursday afternoon.


Baseball Season Recap

After graduating only three seniors from the 2013 squad and returning a host of players to its roster, the Harvard baseball team had its sights set on the top of the Ivy League—a place the program had not been since 2005.

Women's Rugby

Female Breakout Player of the Year, Runner-Up: Xanni Brown

Among rugby's senior standouts was co-captain Xanni Brown, who spearheaded the Crimson’s offensive charge as the team’s leading scorer.

Women's Golf

Female Rookie of the Year, Runner-Up: Anne Cheng

While you may never guess it from her outward behavior, Anne Cheng has the killer instincts and skills on the course that have enabled her to gain the respect of her teammates and competitors.

Men's Basketball

Coach of the Year, Runner-Up: Tommy Amaker

Managing expectations is a skill in coaching just like any other, and Tommy Amaker did that expertly, calmly guiding his team to a program-best 13-1 conference record and another bid to the NCAA Tournament.


Football Season Recap

Men's Lacrosse

Male Breakout Player of the Year, Runner-Up: Jake Gambitsky


Male Player of the Year, Runner-Up: Zachary Hodges


Female Player of the Year: Adrienne Jarocki

Sports Parting Shots

Finding Something We Can Believe In

Sports Parting Shots

The End of the Race: One Final Recap

So as I prepare to leave the Harvard bubble and enter the real world, I’ll take both the large and small memories with me. The late-night study sessions and the parties, the basketball games and the Sports Board meetings, and all of the hilarious, miserable, debaucherous, and unforgettable moments in between.

Men's Lacrosse

Male Player of the Year, Runner-Up: Devin Dwyer

Sophomore Devin Dwyer of the Harvard men’s lacrosse team came into the 2014 campaign as the reigning All-New England Rookie of the Year. Despite the target on his back, the attackman only gotten better this season, despite teams focusing their defenses on stopping him.

Men's Squash

Male Player of the Year: Ali Farag

Last year, then-junior Ali Farag ended his season early when St. Lawrence’s Amr Khaled Khalifa unseated Farag in the semifinals of the CSA Individual Championships in five games. However, this year the senior was able to reclaim his title as collegiate squash’s national champion in a 3-1 victory over the same opponent.

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Fencing Season Recap

Riding the talents of new and newly-established members, the Harvard men’s and women’s fencing teams both made runs at Ivy League titles during the 2013-2014 season.

Field Hockey

Field Hockey Season Recap

With the disappointment of not meeting expectations last season weighing heavily, the Harvard field hockey team is already looking forward to the fall with a new mentality and concrete goals in mind.

Track and Cross Country

Male Individual Performance of the Year: Maksim Korolev at NCAA Championships

Women's Ice Hockey

Crowell Shines in Head Coach Role

Men's Basketball

Male Career Achievement Award: Laurent Rivard, Men's Basketball

Men's Squash

Comeback Game of the Year: Brandon McLaughlin

Men's Crew

Men's Crew Season Recap