Sandwiched between a Yale team playing on its own course and Xavier in the final results, Harvard came up just short of denying the Bulldogs their second straight title at their own invitational.
The Boston City Council approved further head trauma-oriented safety ordinances last week for individuals competing in NCAA events within city limits.
The NCAA rankings metric used to assess the academic performances of collegiate athletic programs and determine postseason eligibility gave eight of Harvard’s varsity teams scores below the average compared to those programs at other private institutions over a four-year span. On the flip side, 20 Crimson squads earned perfect marks for the 2012-2013 school year, up from 15 one year ago.
Continuing trends in previous years that saw Harvard sporting events aired on national television, ESPN3 and Harvard will continue to broadcast select Crimson games and matches for the 2014-15 school year.
After guiding the lightweight four to a silver medal at the 2014 IRA National Championship, lightweights coach Linda Muri has decided to take the helm of women’s rowing at Dartmouth University.
After a sustained holdout by a contingent of Major League Baseball owners, Harvard Law School graduate Rob Manfred, J.D. ’83 was unanimously elected the tenth MLB commissioner on Aug. 14.
The women's golf team also further cemented its status at the top of the Ancient Eight with its third consecutive Ivy League title and among the elite of Division I golf programs with a Harvard-best 13th-place finish at the NCAA Division I Central Regional in Stillwater, Okla.
While you may never guess it from her outward behavior, Anne Cheng has the killer instincts and skills on the course that have enabled her to gain the respect of her teammates and competitors.
Freshman Adrienne Jarocki won the national title for women's sabré this year, the first time that crown has been won by a Harvard fencer. Jarocki’s NCAA individual trophy is also the first since outgoing senior Alexandra Kiefer won the women’s foil event three years ago.
Riding the talents of new and newly-established members, the Harvard men’s and women’s fencing teams both made runs at Ivy League titles during the 2013-2014 season.
The Harvard women's golf team earned its best finish in program history at the NCAA Central Regional, just missing a NCAA Championship bid by nine strokes.
In a postponed series from Saturday, Harvard dropped two straight games at home to Dartmouth.
Pro Bowlers Arian Foster, Richard Sherman, and Larry Fitzgerald informally talked about the NCAA, philanthropy, and the ability of high-achieving African-Americans to inspire young people.
Harvard began Saturday's doubleheader with a win over Yale, 6-2, but could not keep up play in the second game, falling to the Bulldogs, 8-2.