Sports Administration

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Varsity Club Distributes Book Focused on Mental Health

The Harvard Varsity Club drew praise from student-athletes Wednesday after staff distributed copies of “What Made Maddy Run” to increase dialogue around mental health.

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Sports Administration

Home Field Advantage?

Every year, students flock to the annual showdown between the Harvard and Yale football teams. The bleachers at other sporting events, however, are often sparsely populated.

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Harvard-Yale Game Will be Played at Fenway Park in 2018

The 135th meeting of the Harvard Crimson and the Yale Bulldogs will be played at Boston’s Fenway Park instead of the Harvard Stadium.

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Athletics Department Faces Challenges in Recruiting Diverse Staff

As the Athletics Department takes new steps to build a more diverse staff, it faces a series of challenges that coaches, players, and administrators alike said slows progress.

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Men's Soccer

Athletics Implements Cultural Overhaul Following Controversies

Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise called last academic year "the best of times and the worst of times."

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Athletics Department to Overhaul Complaints Process

The Athletics Department will create “a protocol for receiving and acting on complaints of gender inequities” and provide “conflict resolution training” for coaches and staff following a series of scandals last year.

Women's Rugby

'Unequal Treatment'

Members of the women's rugby team have penned letters to University President Drew G. Faust and sparked investigations into what they call an "intrinsic culture of sexism" in the Athletics Department.

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Student Life

A Team Divided

As Patrick Wales-Dinan has led the women’s distance running program to new heights, he’s also been the subject of controversy and administrative investigation.


Packing the House: Behind Harvard's Rising Sports Ticket Sales

Behind the scenes, Harvard’s athletics department is working to push its ticketing operations into the digital age and has quietly instigated a steady rise in attendance over the past five years, bucking trends that have set in at other schools.


Athletic Dept. Expects Increased Attention for Pro Day

Thursday is a big day for Harvard’s Athletic Department. ESPN will likely be on campus, as will A horde of scouts will start their day across the river at the athletic facilities at 9 a.m.—all for the football team’s “Pro Day.”

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How Harvard Football Landed ESPN’s College GameDay

Athletic department officials say the iconic show has delivered lasting benefits to the department. Most significantly, these include a boost to recruiting efforts.


Athletics Holds Annual Season Ticket Holder Celebration

The event, which included a luncheon and raffle, preceded the Crimson’s afternoon game against Penn and drew alumni as far removed from their college days as Paul I. Lee ’46, who will be heading to New Haven for his 73rd Harvard-Yale game this fall.

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With Later Harvard-Yale Kickoff, Tailgates To Begin at 11 a.m.

​With the annual Harvard-Yale football game starting two hours later than in previous years, House Committees are preparing for a later-than-usual tailgate but expect restrictions and activities to remain the same.

On the Field

The View From the Press Box

The athletic communications office is often overlooked, but it is influential in its efforts to promote Harvard’s varsity sports teams.