Sports Front Feature

Just Justice

The Game 2017: Underdog Football Visits Yale

This year, the Crimson travels to New Haven to play an unfamiliar role: spoiler. While the Bulldogs have already clinched a share of the Ivy League title, Harvard aims to prevent Yale from earning an outright crown.

Career Day
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Wins Overtime Thriller Against UMass

A deep three-point jumper from Bryce Aiken with 1.5 seconds left to play lifted the Harvard men’s basketball team to a wild 70-67 overtime victory over Massachusetts on Sunday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion.

Redemption Denied
Football

Penn Overpowers Football, 23-6, to Shatter Title Hopes

The Quakers pounded Harvard for 281 rushing yards and held the offense under 10 points for the first time since 2009. The Crimson has fallen to Penn the past three seasons.

Senior Slamdown
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Squeaks Out Win Over Gritty MIT

Despite a tenacious effort from a visiting MIT squad, the Harvard men’s basketball team came away with a 73-64 win in its home opener at Lavietes Pavilion on Friday night.

Look Out for Fish
Men's Ice Hockey

Look Out for Fish

Harvard looks to its experienced players to guide the way to victory against a formidable Cornell team and an even more one-of-a-kind crowd here in Ithaca.

Instant Classic
Men's Ice Hockey

Instant Classic

Cornell celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal with 1.4 seconds remaining in Saturday's contest. The loss, which evokes mainly frustration from the Crimson, puts Harvard under .500 for the first time since late-2013.

Instant Classic
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Loses Heartbreaker to Cornell in Instant Classic

Every showdown between the Harvard men’s hockey team and Cornell promises to be a great on-ice display. On Saturday night, the meeting between the two teams was more than great—it was an instant classic.

From Way Down Town
Previews

Men's Basketball Opens Season at Home Against MIT, UMass

Come Friday, the Crimson begins its trek to redemption at Lavietes against MIT. While Harvard’s starting lineup is still anyone’s guess, one thing is for certain: the Crimson’s sophomore class will be at the center of the team’s success.

On Point
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Falls to .500 With Loss At Colgate

The Harvard men’s hockey team didn’t expect to be .500 heading into a much-anticipated matchup with Cornell on Saturday. Nevertheless, the No. 5 Crimson fell to Colgate, 2-1, on Friday night, evening its record at just that. By the mid-way point of the game, Harvard found itself in a two-goal hole. The Raiders were simply the more opportunistic team in Friday’s bout, cashing in on their chances despite being outshot 31-20.

Road Warriors
Previews

Preview: Men's Hockey Prepares for Stingy Goaltending, Intense Atmospheres, and Flying Fish in First Road Weekend of Season

If you want to hang with the best teams, you have to be able to play in their rinks. The Harvard men’s hockey team certainly considers itself among the NCAA’s elite—so does the USCHO poll, in which the Crimson ranks fifth this week. And now, Harvard will have a chance to justify this ranking as it takes to the road for a program-record nine straight contests. The new-look 2017-2018 squad will visit Colgate and No. 14/12 Cornell in a pair of conference matchups.

Fingertips
Football

Football Controls Destiny after 21-14 Win over Columbia

After throwing four interceptions in the first 20 minutes, the Crimson roared back for 21 points and survived a late drive. The win vaults Harvard back into the championship race.

On His Own Merrick
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Blanks Brown Before Hitting Road Until 2018

After a weekend of Ivy League play, the Crimson is done playing at home until 2018. Despite the urge to relish its final game in Cambridge for two months, Harvard showed little hospitality to visiting Brown on Saturday night. Looking to avenge a disappointing loss to Yale the night prior, the Crimson achieved the weekend split by topping the Bears in a shutout effort, 3-0.

Young Blood
Men's Ice Hockey

New Year, Same Story: Men's Hockey Faces Roster Turnover

“It’s a new year. We lost a lot of great players, a lot of great leadership.” For the Harvard men’s hockey team, these words from coach Ted Donato ’91 are all too familiar. Each season, and especially the last two, the talent walking the stage in late May seems irreplaceable. And yet, the Crimson is starting to develop a knack for turning over its roster and staying competitive year in and year out.

Horton Hears a Horn

Winter Sports Supplement

As much cold as winter can bring, Harvard basketball and ice hockey teams promise sizzling action this season. Both men's and women's basketball aim to take the next step and claim an elusive championship. Meanwhile, men's hockey looks to rediscover magic from last year, while women's hockey looks to rebound.

Looking for Answers
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Falls to Yale for First Loss of Season

On Friday night, the Harvard men’s hockey team once again did something it rarely does. Except this time, it wasn’t a good thing. After going unbeaten in Cambridge last season, the Crimson finally lost a home match.