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Sports Administration

The Building Where It Happens
Student Life

Athletics Director Scalise Says Student-Athletes Should Not Be Paid

Harvard Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise said he does not think student-athletes should be paid while at Harvard in an interview last month, joining in a national conversation about student-athlete compensation.

The Building Where It Happens
Health

Senior Associate Athletics Director Patricia Henry To Retire After 40 Years

Senior Associate Director of Athletics Patricia Henry will retire June 30, bringing her 40-year tenure to a close, Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise announced in an email to Harvard affiliates Tuesday.

Murr Center
College

'Crimson Mind and Body Performance Program' Offers Mental Health Support to Student-Athletes

Starting at the beginning of this academic year, student-athletes have had an additional resource at their disposal as they navigate both Harvard classes and Division I athletics: The Crimson Mind and Body Performance Program.

Super Bowl Watch Parties in the Houses
College

Students Cheer as Brady Secures Sixth Super Bowl Win

Eating mozzarella sticks, drinking beers, and cheering loudly for their teams, students crowded into common rooms and dining halls across campus to watch the New England Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl Sunday.

Fenway Park
College

Harvard Says Amnesty Policy Will Be In Effect at Harvard-Yale Game

The College’s amnesty policy — which grants intoxicated students under 21 exemption from punishment in certain cases — will be in effect during the Harvard-Yale football game at Fenway Park on Nov. 17.

Harvard Athletics in the Spotlight
College

Harvard Athletics Launches 23 New Workshops for Student-Athletes Under 'Crimson360'

Harvard Athletics has debuted 23 new initiatives for student-athletes as part of a program titled "Crimson360" and meant to reflect the department's revamped motto of "principled leadership, academic integration and competitive excellence."

No Princeton, No Problem
Men's Swimming

Harvard Places Head Diving Coach on Leave After Suit Alleges He Solicited Nude Pictures from Female Athletes

Harvard has placed the head coach of its diving program Chris Heaton on leave after a suit filed in an Indiana court alleged he solicited nude pictures from and sent photos of his penis to young female swimmers years ago.

Harvard-Yale Petition
College

Hundreds of Students Petition to Hold Tailgates On Campus Ahead of Harvard-Yale

More than 700 Harvard students and affiliates have signed a petition calling for the Harvard-Yale tailgate to be held in the athletics complex in the hours before The Game on Nov. 17, and not in a proposed space near Fenway Park.

Golf War
Women's Golf

Women’s Golf Team Van Broken Into on Last Day of Spring Break Training Trip

The women’s varsity golf team’s week-long spring break training trip in California ended on a sour note when their team van was broken into.

Murr Center
Health

Varsity Club Distributes Book Focused on Mental Health

The Harvard Varsity Club drew praise from student-athletes Wednesday after staff distributed copies of “What Made Maddy Run” to increase dialogue around mental health.

Crimzone App
Sports Administration

Home Field Advantage?

Every year, students flock to the annual showdown between the Harvard and Yale football teams. The bleachers at other sporting events, however, are often sparsely populated.

Harvard Stadium
Football

Harvard-Yale Game Will be Played at Fenway Park in 2018

The 135th meeting of the Harvard Crimson and the Yale Bulldogs will be played at Boston’s Fenway Park instead of the Harvard Stadium.

Player's Coach
Race

Athletics Department Faces Challenges in Recruiting Diverse Staff

As the Athletics Department takes new steps to build a more diverse staff, it faces a series of challenges that coaches, players, and administrators alike said slows progress.

Murr Center
Men's Soccer

Athletics Implements Cultural Overhaul Following Controversies

Athletics Director Robert L. Scalise called last academic year "the best of times and the worst of times."

Murr Center
College

Athletics Department to Overhaul Complaints Process

The Athletics Department will create “a protocol for receiving and acting on complaints of gender inequities” and provide “conflict resolution training” for coaches and staff following a series of scandals last year.

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