Sports Front Feature

Can They Run The Table?

State of the Crimson: Historic, But Hardly Invincible

There's a good chance the Harvard football team continues on the tried-and-true road of dominance through the Ivy League en route to another Ancient Eight title. But there's also a chance the Crimson falls off its beaten path.

Great Scott

Football Takes Overtime Thriller at Princeton, 23-20

After shooting to a 14-0 lead in the first half, Harvard fended off a furious rally from Princeton to claim an overtime win. The victory kept the Crimson in first place in the Ivy League.

Behind the Scenes

Head of the Charles Regatta 2016

With the eyes of the rowing world honed in on Cambridge, the Harvard and Radcliffe crew programs look to leave their mark on the 52nd rendition of the Head of the Charles Regatta.

Unlucky 14

Injured Football Finds 'No Sympathy' at Holy Cross, Loses 27-17

Using contributions from all over the field, the Crusaders emerged victorious, 27-17, over an injured Harvard team in Worcester, Mass. The defeat snapped both a 16-game road winning streak and a 16-game non-conference winning streak.

Four is Four for Four

Football Topples Cornell, 29-13, to Become Only Undefeated Ivy

This Saturday at home, the Harvard defense grabbed three interceptions, junior running back Semar Smith recorded three touchdowns, and the Crimson (4-0, 2-0 Ivy) powered to a 29-13 victory over Cornell.


AROUND THE IVIES: Harvard Football Still Waiting on a Real Challenge

After three weeks of play, Harvard football has yet to bend beneath the cruel metal of domination. The team is 3-0, but all the players are hungry. Literally they are hungry. Literally. All of them have limited access to food because HUDS went on strike, leaving behind mysterious items such as “Harvest Vegetable Pyramids.”

That Was Then, This Is Now

Football Hosts Georgetown Tonight in Battle of Early Unbeatens

The Crimson's 45-0 blowout of Georgetown at Harvard Stadium belongs to last year, as this year’s Hoyas enter tonight's rematch with the deserved confidence of an undefeated team.

Firks in First

Firkser Flashes Fast Feet as Harvard Holds off Hoyas, 31-17

Led by a breakout evening from senior halfback/tight end Anthony Firkser, the Crimson scored early and held on late for a 31-17 win over Georgetown.

Athletic AF

Football Overcomes Slow Start to Dispatch Brown, 32-22

​This Saturday Harvard football rushed past Brown, 32-22, in the Ivy League opener for both teams.

Back At It Again

AROUND THE IVIES: A League of its Own

Tell me, what’s better than a little Ivy League action this Saturday? I mean, excluding the big SEC matchup of Ole Miss and Georgia. Or Wisconsin-Michigan State. Or Alabama-Kent State. Or staring at a blank wall.

One and Joe

Football's High-Powered Offense Bulldozes Rhode Island, 51-21

In the 143rd season opener for Harvard football, senior quarterback Joe Viviano accounted for 341 yards as the Crimson trounced Rhode Island, 51-21.

Ready to Rumble

Football Set To Kick Off 2016 Campaign Against Rhode Island

The 2016 Harvard football team embodies an age-old riddle—one that will come to life tonight at 7 p.m., when the Crimson kicks off its 143rd season with a home tilt against Rhode Island.

New Home
Men's Ice Hockey

Jimmy Vesey Chooses Rangers, Concluding Free Agency Frenzy

The New York Rangers became the winners of a wild eight-team sweepstakes for the services of Jimmy Vesey on Friday, inking the ex-Harvard Hockey captain to a two-year entry-level deal.

Rio 2016 Picture

Harvard Athletes in Rio 2016

With the world focusing its attention on Rio de Janeiro, the Harvard Crimson follows the Harvard athletes participating in the Rio 2016 Olympics.

On to the Big Leagues

Evaluating Football's 2016 Graduates' NFL Hopes Going Into Training Camps

The NFL draft has quickly become an important event on the Harvard sporting calendar. Despite falling short of hopes that multiple players might be drafted this year, the Crimson placed four players on NFL training camp rosters, no small feat