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Robert S Samuels

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Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Readies for Title Run

Entering the 2011-12 season, expectations couldn’t have been much lower for the Harvard men’s hockey team.

Football

Schneider Sidelined with Broken Arm

Captain Bobby Schneider had successfully made a team-high 46 tackles without a problem. He wasn’t so lucky attempting to make his 47th and will miss the rest of the season with a broken arm as a result.

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Zen and the Art of Vehicular Navigation

Naturally, then, it came as quite a blow when I realized that I wasn’t a good driver. Okay, perhaps that’s kind. I was a terrible driver, Godawful in fact.

Football

THE BOOK OF SAMUELS: Crimson Lets Perfection Slip Away

For the past year and a half or so, no school has tormented Harvard sports quite like the Princeton Tigers.

Football

BOOK OF SAMUELS: Football Continues on Historic Path

In 2011, Colton Chapple and the Harvard football team cruised to an easy 42-3 victory over Bucknell. Before the teams’ rematch on Saturday, I was expecting a fairly similar story.

Football

BOOK OF SAMUELS: Harvard Has the Look of a Champion

In the Harvard football team’s 13-game winning streak, now the longest in Division I football, Saturday’s win over Cornell was the most impressive yet.

Football

The Inside Scoop on Cornell Football

With the Harvard football team hosting Cornell on Saturday afternoon, we caught up with The Cornell Daily Sun’s Quintin Schwab ...

NEVER SAY TREAVOR
Football

Football Faces Big Red in Offensive Showdown

Pinball fans will be in for a treat Saturday as the top two offenses in the Ivy League square off at Harvard Stadium. But the matchup between the Crimson football team and Cornell will offer more than a meaningless arcade-corner duel: it could decide who wins the Ancient Eight.

Football

BOOK OF SAMUELS: Football Shows Dominance in Rout

In Friday night’s contest against Holy Cross—the last team to beat the Crimson—Harvard did far more than just avenge that ...

Columns

PARDON THE COLLABORATION: A Rough Year So Far For Yale Football

Harvard’s rival in New Haven is engaged in what has become a year-long comedy of errors on and off the field.

Football

BOOK OF SAMUELS: Offense Continues to Dominate in Victory Over Brown

On just the Bears’ second play from scrimmage, Crimson sophomore Norman Hayes stumbled and fell, giving Brown wide receiver Jonah Fay enough open space to create crop circles. Six plays after that 43-yard gain, and 3:59 into the contest, and the Bears had blitzkrieged into the end zone. Just like that, Brown 7, Harvard 0.

Football

Murphy Fields Scandal-Related Questions at Press Conference

The post-game press conference was more crowded than usual following the Harvard football team’s season opening win over San Diego ...

Men's Basketball

Debating Impact of Casey, Curry

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, the two captains of the Harvard men’s basketball team—seniors Kyle Casey and Brandyn Curry—have withdrawn from Harvard for the 2012-13 school year after being implicated in the Government 1310 cheating scandal, according to the New York Times.

MURPH TURF
Football

Murphy Builds Dynasty on the Field

The Harvard football program had slowly slipped into middle-of-the-pack status over the previous decade before Tim Murphy was named the head coach at the end of 1993.

Football

BOOK OF SAMUELS: Football Avoids Repeat of 2011 Opener

It was nearly déjà vu all over again for the Harvard football team.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization