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Max N. Brondfield

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Slipping through their fingers

Out of Reach

Harvard football was dominated by Penn, 34-14, in the de facto Ivy title game in Philadelphia on Saturday.


Sound Off: Columbia's Norries Wilson Talks Miscues (Sort Of)

With two big weeks looming ahead of it, Harvard had every reason to look past Columbia last Saturday on the gridiron. But the Crimson showed up to play at Harvard Stadium, handing the Lions a 23-7 loss and frustrating Columbia coach Norries Wilson. Particularly irritating to the Lions’ head coach was the number of miscues in what could have otherwise been a close game. Wilson vents some of his disappointment in this week’s edition of Sound Off.

Ged Me More

NOTEBOOK: Defense Bends but Refuses To Break

Early in the season, Crimson coach Tim Murphy characterized his defense as a “bend-but-don’t-break” unit. Harvard has made a living of backpedaling as its opponent picks up yardage, only to stop the other team cold when it counts, and Saturday’s matchup with Columbia was no exception.


Harvard Still Alive in Title Hunt

Realistically, then, it’s a four-team race to the top, and as far as Harvard is concerned, the crown is still very much within reach.

Curt-ain Call
Field Hockey

Top-Ranked Princeton Fells Harvard Field Hockey

The Crimson field hockey team has made a habit of sticking with good teams lately, but on Saturday, it simply ran into a juggernaut.


Sound Off: Coach's Discovery and Gordon-Being-Gordon

In the modern era of sports, being a college coach carries with it the burden of constant media attention. Facing ...

Jusz is Squeezed

Lehigh's Second-Half Comeback Dooms Harvard Football

Harvard football fell to Lehigh, 21-19, at Harvard Stadium on Saturday after a pair of 30-minute halves that didn’t resemble each other at all.

Women's Volleyball

Crimson Receives Sophomore Spark

For Taylor Docter, a second year on the volleyball court has just made her even more important to her team’s offense.


Crimson Still Has Much To Prove

Playing a woeful team can do wonders for your stat sheet, but Harvard coach Tim Murphy knows that it does little for his team’s Ivy title prospects.

Zigging and Zaj-ing

Young Tailback Makes Most of Opportunity

Zajeski arrived last season to find a talented pair of running backs ahead of him—Treavor Scales and Gino Gordon.

Emergency Hatch

NOTEBOOK: Chapple Comes Through for Crimson

The decision was made last Sunday morning—with senior Andrew Hatch sidelined, untested sophomore Colton Chapple would get the starting nod at quarterback.

Sports Blog

Around the Water Cooler: Giving the Ladies Some Love

Every fall, the media has its annual love affair with football, and action on the gridiron dominates coverage from coast ...

Harvard Football vs. Holy Cross (September 18, 2010)

Harvard Football vs. Holy Cross (September 18, 2010)

Marco Polo

Harvard Football Tops Holy Cross, Remains Undefeated in Night Games

In a 34-6 drubbing of Holy Cross, the Crimson excelled in every facet of the game.


Sound Off: Holy Cross Coach Takes Blame

In the modern era of sports, being a college coach carries with it the burden of constant media attention. Facing ...

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes