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Dixon McPhillips

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Commencement 2010

PARTING SHOT: Dix’ Sporting Goods Still Calls Bama Home

Given the space in this section to say goodbye to my days at Harvard, The Crimson, and especially Crimson Sports, I would prefer to reflect on my hesitancy to say hello.

Quasar Reaches New Heights
Sports Blog

Harvard Ultimate Takes Big Step to Nationals

With their success at New England Regionals last weekend, the men’s Red Line and women’s Quasar teams qualified for Nationals over Memorial Day Weekend.


Why We Gave

Think all the people who enriched your life at Harvard, and consider giving to Senior Gift.

Do Work

Football Hats Make Statement, Show Support

For the members of the football team, the military regimen and the blue-collar mindset translates to destructive execution on the football field.


Unsung Heroes Come Up Big

Though the team played far from perfect, in the end, Harvard football pulled out the win thanks to heroics from unlikely places.

The 126th Game

The 126th Game

Lined Up
Supplement Stories

Under the Radar, Offensive Line Clears the Way for Crimson Playmakers to Shine

They are the senior offensive linemen—John Paris, Ben Sessions, Alex Spisak, and James Williams—and each is happy to play the role of the unsung hero.


Defense Sparks Penn Victory

At least for the first half of Saturday’s contest between Crimson football and Penn, it was the No. 1 offense that broke down.

Tourney Bound
Men's Soccer

Tourney Bound

Supplement Stories

The Bridge to the World

<p>For many on Radcliffe crew, their feathering of the Charles River is just one step in an ongoing process to the top of their sport.</p>

Supplement Stories

Sisters and Linemates Reunite For Another Title Run

<p>After playing three years side by side at Blake, Katharine and Margaret Chute—now a junior and freshman at Harvard, respectively—are reunited, skating for the Crimson in the cozy confines of Bright Hockey Center.</p>


NOTEBOOK: Quick Start Sparks Crimson Victory

NEW YORK—As The Crimson indicated in Friday’s Around the Ivies column, Harvard football couldn’t rest on its laurels Saturday against Columbia.


NOTEBOOK: Backs Run Over Dartmouth

In Saturday’s 42-21 drubbing of Dartmouth, Harvard football was bolstered by its ground attack, as two players rushed for 100-plus yards—the first time two Crimson players have accomplished such a feat since 1999.

Harvard Women's Soccer vs. Dartmouth (Oct. 31, 2009)
Women's Soccer

Harvard Women's Soccer vs. Dartmouth (Oct. 31, 2009)


Closing In

It only took a minute and a half for the Harvard football team to begin erasing the bitter memory of last week’s loss to Lafayette. In Saturday’s contest against Princeton (1-5, 0-3 Ivy), the Crimson (4-2, 3-0 Ivy) used three plays in its first drive—a pair of one-yard rushes and a 77-yard bomb from junior quarterback Collier Winters to classmate Chris Lorditch—to tack seven points on the board, en route to a 37-3 drubbing of the Tigers.