The winds of change howling through the world of sports safety have become impossible to ignore. Traditional football has nearly been toppled by the gusts, and the winds’ next victim, hockey, lies just around the corner. Adding to the drafts is none other than our little Ivy League. The breezes began back in 2009, when the NFL was called out by Congress for not adequately protecting its players from the dangers of concussions and other head injuries.
In total, 12 players caught a pass for the Crimson offense as it battled the White defense to a 6-0 win.
After beating Brown (8-20, 5-9 Ivy) by a combined tally of 35-4 in four games last year, the Harvard softball team snuck by the Bears, 2-1, in both of Friday’s home contests. Still, the wins clinched the North Division title and a spot in the Ivy Championship Series for the Crimson (26-11, 13-1).
To help you keep up with everything that’s going on around the Ancient Eight, we’ve compiled a list of the biggest stories from each school.
The reigning unanimous Ivy League Pitcher of the Year might not be the best pitcher on the Crimson these days
Under a blazing sun reminiscent of the Southwest, Crimson hurlers Rachel Brown and Laura Ricciardone dueled through the afternoon with Terrier ace Holli Floetker.
The Harvard softball team closed out the weekend with a sweep against Yale.
After being named Ivy League Pitcher of the Year last season, Brown is now the queen of the league.
Books have already been written about the phenomenon of Jeremy Lin ’10, and movies are certainly just around the corner. ...
An inning after tying the game with a solo home run, sophomore Kasey Lange stepped back up to the plate with the Harvard softball team trailing by one.
After successfully coaching the Harvard football team to an undefeated Ivy season in 2011, Harvard coach Tim Murphy will play life coach for a couple of hours this May.
The Harvard softball team topped Cornell, 6-2, in eight innings before falling, 10-8, in the second game in Ithaca, N.Y.
After a disappointing 15-6 loss to Bryant on Tuesday, the Harvard softball team gathered together and discussed its mistakes.
Even if the Crimson is long gone from the NCAA tournament, your allegiance to Harvard can still play a role in who you cheer for this weekend in the Final Four. Unfortunately, a true Harvard fan has good reasons to root for and against each of the powerhouse teams remaining. Below, we present each case and leave it up to you to decide who to pull for.
After instituting a set of rule changes to limit concussions in football, the Ivy League’s Concussion Committee will recommend a number of policy changes to the league presidents to protect student-athletes playing men’s and women’s hockey, lacrosse, and soccer.