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David Steinbach

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Big Green Next Test for Football

The Harvard and Dartmouth football teams carry undefeated conference records into their Saturday clash in Hanover.

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NOTEBOOK: Defense, Hempel Key to Princeton Rout

There was not a single individual more responsible for the Crimson’s 49-7 win over Tigers in New Jersey than Hempel.


Football Season Picks up With Princeton Game

Because for the last two years, it’s been all about game six: Princeton. In each season, the Tigers defeated the Crimson, blemishing its then-undefeated record.


Football Pulls Away in Second Half to Remain Undefeated

Buoyed by strong defensive play all game long that held the Big Red scoreless for 56 minutes, Harvard ultimately had enough to overcome its early struggles and earn its second conference victory of the season.

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Football Looks to Preserve Undefeated Record Against Cornell

For the third straight year under coach Tim Murphy, the Harvard football team finds itself undefeated entering the fourth week of the season.

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Athlete of the Week: Casten Propels Football Past Holy Cross

Senior running back Andrew Casten knew he was going to have a big workload on Friday night when the Harvard football team took on Holy Cross. But he definitely didn't foresee his immediate success.

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NOTEBOOK: Casten, Defense Step Up For Football in Opening Win

The Harvard football team endured injuries, trailed for a few moments, and battled all game long.


Flesher and Bicknell to Anchor Special Teams

Special teams occupies a unique place in football. While defenders rely on speed and brute force, punters count on skill and accuracy. While quarterbacks adapt to a defense, a kicker’s ally is consistency and repetition.


Matt Birk '98 Named Director of Football Development for NFL

On Thursday, the NFL announced that the former Minnesota Vikings and Baltimore Ravens center has been named Director of Football Development.


Game of the Year, Runner-Up: Football v. Princeton

On Oct. 26, the undefeated Harvard and Princeton football teams faced off in Cambridge, with the winner earning the driver’s seat in the race for an Ivy League championship. The showdown featured nearly a thousand yards of offense, close to 100 total points scored, and lasted just under four hours.


Male Breakout Player of the Year, Runner-Up: Paul Stanton

In a position of need, the Harvard football team turned to sophomore Paul Stanton, and the running back more than just stepped up.


Baseball Season Recap

After graduating only three seniors from the 2013 squad and returning a host of players to its roster, the Harvard baseball team had its sights set on the top of the Ivy League—a place the program had not been since 2005.


Baseball Drops Final Doubleheader of Season

Dartmouth rode a pair of big innings to 9-0 and 5-3 victories over Harvard on Senior Day at O'Donnell Field.

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Takeaways from Harvard Football's Spring Game

While admitted students were exploring the campus for Visitas, this past weekend also served as a fall preview for the Harvard football team. On Saturday night, the Crimson took the field at Harvard Stadium in organized fashion for the first time since November to play its annual Spring Game.


Baseball Rallies and Squeaks Past Boston College

Although the Eagles managed a run in the top of the ninth, Harvard would hang on to defeat its crosstown rival, 6-5, in the first round of the Beanpot at O’Donnell Field Wednesday afternoon.

Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

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Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy

Where Did All The Ideas Go?