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Wes to the Knicks
Men's Basketball

Wesley Saunders '15 To Sign With New York Knicks

After playing in the NBA Summer League for the Utah Jazz, former Harvard men’s basketball star Wesley Saunders has reportedly agreed to a deal with the New York Knicks.


Schuyler Bailar, First D1 Transgender Swimmer, Joins Harvard's Men's Team

The swimmer’s journey—from a Harvard women’s swimming recruit to an incoming member of the men’s team—is a historic one in the world of college athletics.

Joining the Jazz
Men's Basketball

Wesley Saunders To Join Utah Jazz for NBA Summer League

Former Harvard basketball standout Wesley Saunders will reportedly play in the NBA Summer League for the Utah Jazz.

Crimson Comeback
Women's Ice Hockey

Crimson Comeback

The Beanpot title came after the Crimson fell to Boston College earlier in the season by a 10-2 score.

Boston Queens
Women's Ice Hockey

Boston Queens

After being routed by Boston College earlier in the year, the Crimson got its revenge in the Beanpot final, defeating then then-No.1 ranked Eagles, 3-2.

First Line Surge
Men's Ice Hockey

NOTEBOOK: Men's Hockey Eliminated from NCAA Tournament by Slim Margin

Saturday night’s Midwest regional semifinal matchup between the Harvard and Nebraska-Omaha men’s ice hockey teams proved to be a game of inches, a game of seconds—one that brought the Crimson’s season to a close by the slimmest of margins.

Compton Family Ice Arena

NCAA Midwest Region Semifinals: Scouting Nebraska-Omaha

The Omaha Mavericks enter the 2015 NCAA tournament against Harvard after a first-round exit in the NCHC playoffs. Omaha coach Dean Blais and Crimson coach Ted Donato '91 share Olympic experience.

Colin Blackwell - Whitelaw Cup

NOTEBOOK: Trio of Leaders Pushes Men's Ice Hockey to ECAC Crown

Junior co-captain Kyle Criscuolo, along with fourth-years Colin Blackwell and Patrick McNally, who returned from injuries suffered earlier in the season, helped lead Harvard to its first ECAC title since 2006.

NCAA Tournament Scenarios
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey: NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch

With a win over Colgate on Saturday, the Crimson can clinch an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. But even with a loss, Harvard could still find itself playing hockey next weekend. The Back Page breaks down all the possible scenarios for the Crimson to advance.

Vesey Empty Net
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Survives Late Surge from Quinnipiac in ECAC Semifinals

Prior to Friday afternoon’s ECAC tournament semifinal game between the No. 17/15 Harvard and No. 7/7 Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey teams, Jimmy Vesey received his trophy as ECAC Player of the Year. Over the ensuing 60 minutes of hockey, the junior forward proved why he deserved the honor.

Huddle Up
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Tops Yale, 3-2, To Take ECAC Tournament Quarterfinal Series Lead

For the first time in over a decade, the Harvard men’s ice hockey team came away with a win at Ingalls Rink on Friday, edging Yale in Game 1 of the ECAC tournament quarterfinals, 3-2.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Defeats Brown, 4-3, To Take Opening Round Series

Riding the wave of seven points from its first line in the opening period, the No. 19/- Harvard men’s ice hockey team punched its ticket to the ECAC quarterfinals on Saturday night, beating Brown in Game 2 of its opening round series at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center, 4-3.

Hardly Consolation
Men's Ice Hockey

Boston College Bests Men's Hockey in Overtime of Beanpot Consolation

Harvard took the ice on Monday having brought up the rear in 11 of the 20 latest iterations of the annual tournament. In the consolation game of a Beanpot that has been anything but traditional, history held serve, as the No. 9/10 Eagles skated away with a 3-2 come-from-behind victory at TD Garden.

Men's Lacrosse

Men's Lacrosse Completes Fourth Quarter Comeback For Opening Day Win

Behind four unanswered goals in the final six minutes, the Crimson earned its first victory on Opening Day since 2012, storming back to defeat UMass at a snowy Soldiers Field, 14-13.

Home Sweet Home?

Does Men's Hockey Truly Have Home-Ice Advantage?

In a season that has had it all, there has only been one thing missing: the fans.

Sorry, Dorothy

Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones

Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan

The Fan in Kazan

Santa Lucía

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter