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With Outright Ivy Title on the Line, No. 19 Harvard Football to Face Yale in 139th Rendition of The Game

No. 19 Harvard football (8-1, 5-1) is to face famed rival Yale (4-2, 6-3) at the 139th rendition of ‘The Game’ this Saturday, Nov. 18 in the Yale Bowl. The Crimson will head to New Haven with a share of the Ivy League title after defeating Penn (6-3, 3-3) in triple overtime.

Not in My House

The Harvard defense attempts to stop the Quakers' offense on Nov. 11, when the Crimson took down the Philadelphia school for a share of the Ivy League title.

College Events Board's Spirit Week Rallies Students for 138th Harvard-Yale Game

In the lead up to the 138th iteration of the Harvard-Yale football game this Saturday, hundreds of undergraduate students rallied at a series of events inspiring school spirit hosted by the Harvard College Events Board.

The Game 2019

Linebackers Derek "Cameron" Kline '20 and Joseph L. Goodman '20 celebrate a stop during last year's Harvard win in the 135th playing of The Game against Yale. Kline, Goodman, and the rest of the Crimson defense will be tested by Yale's effective passing game in this Saturday's playing of The Game in New Haven.


The campus of Yale University, pictured in 2017. Harvard's rival is now the subject of a federal probe into whether it discriminates against Asian-American applicants.

Underdog Football Seeks to Upset Yale

This year, the tables have turned. After years of dominance, Harvard—which has experienced great triumphs and trials in 2017—will enter The Game in an unfamiliar position: as the underdog.

The Game 2017: Underdog Football Visits Yale

This year, the Crimson travels to New Haven to play an unfamiliar role: spoiler. While the Bulldogs have already clinched a share of the Ivy League title, Harvard aims to prevent Yale from earning an outright crown.

Football Relies on Kickers in Tight Spots

Football kickers can be an enigmatic group, often coming from a soccer background and practicing at the periphery. However, despite their behind-the-scenes role, Harvard's kickers are crucial to both the team’s success and its camaraderie year after year.

From the Archives: Harvard-Yale Game Rescheduled

Yale's Bill Henderson (40) runs into Crimson opposition during the second period of the 1963 Harvard-Yale game, as John P. Dockery ‘66 (44), Jack L. Neuenschwander ‘64 (70), and Rick L. Beizer ‘64 (26) converge on the Eli halfback. This photograph from the New Haven game, which was rescheduled for November 30 after the Kennedy assassination, ran in the Monday, December 2, 1963 issue of The Crimson.

The Great Balloon Hack

Members of MIT’s Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity had, in classic MIT engineering fashion, crafted a technological masterpiece: a Freon-driven hydraulic balloon device that they wired into an empty circuit breaker under the field.

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