David Steinbach

Third Time's the Charm

NOTEBOOK: Stanton and Hempel Carry Crimson to Victory

When things weren’t working in the air, the Harvard football team turned to the ground game. And that just may have bought the Crimson a win on Saturday.

Flying High

Football Looks to Rebound Against Dartmouth

Last week, the Harvard football team suffered its first defeat of the season at the hands of Princeton in triple overtime. It may not get much easier for the Crimson this Saturday when Dartmouth comes to town.

Mama, Here Comes That Man

NOTEBOOK: Epperly Leads Princeton Over Football, Again

Many expected a shootout. But in all likelihood, they could not have predicted the offensive showcase that took place at Harvard Stadium on Saturday.


Defense Leads Football to 35-16 Win Over Lafayette

Although the Harvard football team was on the road for the past two weeks, it did not take the team long to readjust to life at home.

Like Mike

NOTEBOOK: Pruneau Prevails in First Career Start

Two years ago, Harvard football coach Tim Murphy said he believed Cornell quarterback Jeff Mathews, then a sophomore, would be at least a third round NFL draft pick. After Saturday’s game, there was no reason for Murphy to change his mind.

Sports Blog

Give-and-go: Cornell Edition

In advance of Harvard football’s game against Cornell, THC football beat writers David Steinbach and Samantha Lin discuss a number of important topics about the team.


Football Pulls Out Win in Triple Overtime

It took three overtimes, but the Harvard football team eventually beat Holy Cross, 41-35.

Kicking Off
Women's Rugby

No. 42: Becoming Harvard's Newest Varsity Sport

The Radcliffe rugby team's transition from club sport to Harvard's newest varsity athletic program was an uneven one, but the team is officially taking the field as a varsity sport for the first time this season.


NOTEBOOK: Turnovers Key In Football Victory

The timeless maxim repeatedly sounded by football coaches at any level is that turnovers will always come back to haunt you. The old adage could not have been more appropriate than on Saturday night in the Harvard football team’s conference opener.


Defensive Line Looks to Build On Experience

The Crimson defense, susceptible at times last year to the big play, will be increasingly relied upon throughout its conference schedule. And much of that burden will rest up front with the defensive line—and especially with Hodges.


SEASON PREVIEW: Despite Losses, Football Gunning for Title

“There’s no question it’s different,” Crimson coach Tim Murphy said.


Give and Go: Football vs. Brown

In a weekly Back Page series, two of The Crimson's football beat writers give their take on the Harvard football team. The team has its eyes set on their home opener against Brown this Saturday night.

Sports Blog

Quotes of the Week: September 20

In a new series, The Crimson will look each weekend at the five best quotes of the week, providing context for the five best moments from the past seven days in Crimson sports.


Penn, Harvard Once Again Atop Preseason Football Poll

Although the Crimson received five first-place votes in the annual media poll released Tuesday, its 121 points were not enough to push it over top-ranked Penn.

Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Season Recap

Season at a glance.

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact

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