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James D. McCaffrey

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Harvard Reflects on the L.A. Riots, 20 Years Later

Columbia Law Professor Patricia J. Williams connected the mistreatment of Rodney King with that of Trayvon Martin in the keynote address of a conference entitled, “LA Riots: Twenty Years Later,” on Saturday.


Baseball Takes First Sweep of Season over Brown

The Harvard baseball team picked up two victories over Ivy League rival Brown on Friday at O’Donnell Field, downing the Bears, 7-4 and 4-2.

Men's Basketball

The Fab Five: Harvard’s Top Winter Sports Teams, Week 1

Just a few weeks into the winter sports season, three teams are undefeated and two are nationally ranked. If this is a taste of what is to come, we’ve got an exciting winter ahead of us.

Pristine Christine
Women's Basketball

Harvard Women's Basketball Looking for First Victory

The Crimson (0-3) will play Rhode Island on Tuesday in its first action at Lavietes Pavilion this season, the first contest of a three-game home stand for Harvard.

Sports Blog

The Fab Five: Harvard Power Rankings, Week 8

It’s been an eventful week in Harvard athletics. Championships were won. Students are leaving for “The Game.” And the NBA ...

Mai Goodness
Women's Soccer

Le Follows Mother’s Legacy

For Mai Le, Harvard women’s soccer is all in the family. In just one year of action, the freshman midfielder has an Ivy League title under her belt. But it isn’t her family’s first taste of success in the Ancient Eight. About 30 years earlier, her mother, Susan St. Louis ’81, won three Ivy championships of her own.


O-Line Down But Never Out

With several starters and other veteran players returning from last year’s squad, Harvard’s front line looked promising. But season-ending injuries and other serious setbacks raised concerns about this year’s offensive line.

Fab Five

The Fab Five: Harvard’s Top Fall Varsity Teams, Week 7

Congratulations student protesters. Now you can take your tents out of the yard and use them to tailgate this weekend.


Harvard Struggles in Fall Team Races

The Crimson finished ninth out of eleven teams at the team-racing-style Hap Moore Trophy at the United States Coast Guard Academy.


The Fab Five: Harvard’s Top Fall Athletic Teams, Week 6

The top five in last week's power rankings did not fail to impress last weekend. With just a few more games remaining in the fall season, a few teams are really making some noise in the Ivy League.

Fab Five

The Fab Five: Harvard’s Top Fall Varsity Teams, Week 5

With one top five teams not in action and strong performances from two teams on the outside looking in, the top five needed some reshuffling.

Men's Water Polo

West Coast Schools Overpower Crimson

For the Harvard men’s water polo team, last weekend’s trip to California was anything but a beach vacation.


LaHaie Runs for Late Teammate

Success is more rewarding when it’s in honor of a best friend. Former dual sport athlete Eric LaHaie ’02 found this out first hand, after dedicating his most recent ultra marathon finish to his late teammate, Niall Murphy ’03.

Fab Five

The Fab Five: Harvard's Top Fall Varsity Teams, Week Four

No new teams broke into the top five this week, but the top four squads traded places in a weekend filled with crushing victories and tough defeats.


Chapple Explodes In Win Over Cornell

For Harvard junior quarterback Colton Chapple, stepping into the spotlight has become second nature.