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Emmett Kistler

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Writing Sports: Man Vs. Machine

Last month StatSheet released upon the Internet its “Robot Army,” a massive system of websites designed to track each NCAA Division I men’s basketball team.

Immovable Object

NOTEBOOK: Turnovers Make Difference in Contest

With 11 minutes to go in the fourth quarter, the glaring sun disappeared behind the west stadium wall of Franklin Field. Chances had set on a Crimson victory, though, well before the final quarter.


Bills' QB Is Quite A Fantasy Dream

Tracking Yahoo! draft trends and staying up-to-date on Michael “PETA Pal” Vick’s injuries have yet to translate into a post-graduate job (big deal) for me, but playing fantasy football did direct my attention to the rise of Ryan Fitzpatrick ’05.

Men's Basketball

MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR RUNNER-UP: Lin Gains National Respect in Storied Career

For almost all Harvard students, résumé-building requires constant effort. Men’s basketball co-captain Jeremy Lin makes it look easy.


NOTEBOOK: Big Red's Three-Pointers Sink Crimson

In the end, it was the dominant long-range shooting of Cornell’s Louis Dale and Ryan Wittman that defined the game and denied Harvard the upset.


NOTEBOOK: Young Guns Power Crimson to Victory

In need of a win after back-to-back conference losses and forced to overcome a series of injuries to core players, the Crimson had a lot to ask of its young talent on Saturday night.

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Men's Basketball

Harvard Hangs Tight With No. 13 UConn

STORRS, CONN—Under head coach Tommy Amaker, the Crimson has had a knack for witnessing success as the underdog. But against No. 13 UConn (6-1) in the school’s Gampel Pavilion yesterday, the Crimson (6-2) could not assert itself over the Huskies and lost a competitive game by a score of 79-73.

Men's Basketball

Big Men on Campus

<p>Injuries kept Pat Magnarelli, Doug Miller, and Andrew Van Nest off the court last year. This season, the trio of big men is back and ready to make up for lost time.</p>

Women's Volleyball

Crimson Edged by Yale, Shuts Out Brown

During the two Harvard women’s volleyball games, a record was broken, one contest required overtime, another ended in a shutout, and a German accordion player performed the American national anthem on Saturday night.

Women's Volleyball vs. Princeton
Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball vs. Princeton


Harvard Lands Top Tight End Recruit, Topping Stanford

Tight end Blake Barker, the top high school football recruit in Massachusetts, decommitted from the Palo Alto, Calif. school on Oct. 16 and verbally declared his allegiance to the Crimson football ranks.

Women's Volleyball

Harvard Whallops New York Ivies in Road Matches

Cruising home from Harlem on Saturday, the Harvard women’s volleyball team must have had Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” playing over the team bus’ speakers. The Crimson (6-9, 2-2 Ivy) played to a tune of a 3-0 shutout of Columbia on Saturday after outperforming Cornell 3-1 during the first leg of its New York road trip.

Women's Volleyball

Crimson Falls in Ivy Schedule Opener

In a disappointing start to Ancient Eight play on Friday, Harvard (4-8, 0-1 Ivy) dropped three-straight sets to an offensively-charged Darthmouth (5-6, 1-0) at the Malkin Athletic Center.

Women's Volleyball

Volleyball Rolls Over Holy Cross at Home

Sometimes you just have to bring out the big guns. Down 18-10 in the third frame of its contest against


NOTEBOOK: Crusaders Halt Gordon, Run

WORCESTER, Mass.—The most important play in Harvard’s Saturday matchup with Holy Cross came on a fourth down, and it wasn’t