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With backup quarterback Jimmy Meyer holding, placekicker Kenny Smart was perfectly busy on the night, nailing his only field-goal attempt and going six-for-six on points after touchdowns.

Photograph by Matthew W. Deshaw/The Harvard Crimson


With a seventeenth-straight victory, coach Tim Murphy announces, “The preseason is over.”


Olympic aftermath: the 2004 Athens softball venue, derelict a decade later

An economic analyst of sports dissects the assumptions behind Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics.

July-August 2015

The 1990 Harvard women’s lacrosse team

Twenty-five years on, the national championship women’s lacrosse team of 1990 looks back.


After an extraordinary collegiate career, Wesley Saunders ’15 is seeking to join Jeremy Lin ’10 in the NBA.

After a rollercoaster season, and another Ivy crown, whither men’s basketball?

May-June 2015

Charley Butt

Charley Butt succeeds the legendary Harry Parker as Harvard's heavyweight men's crew coach.

May-June 2015

Jimmy Vesey

Strong hockey seasons end in the NCAA tournaments.

May-June 2015

In his final game, Wesley Saunders ’15 scored 26 points, dished out five assists, and grabbed four rebounds against the Tar Heels—one of the best performances in Harvard men’s basketball history.

Harvard’s 67-65 loss to North Carolina ends an Ivy League championship year.