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From the original cover in 1997: John Dockery ’66, the only alumnus to earn a Super Bowl ring (click the white arrow on the right to see full image), displays mementos of his varsity sport. Such three-letter men have given way to single-sport stars like Naomi Miller ’99, a striker on the women’s soccer team. Updated 6/26/19: In 2013, Matt Birk ’98 became the second alumnus to earn a Super Bowl ring, playing for the Baltimore Ravens.

Sports

The rise of specialization, year-round competition, proprietary training, and recruiting in student athletics

6.28.19

Illustration by Michael Witte

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Illustration by Michael Witte

Roger Angell tees off, David Halberstam survives the Charles, and more

May-June 2017

Oars raised after the race: (from left) Hugh Crane, Garrett Olmsted, Gib Vincent, Roger Cheever, Scott Steketee, Phil Tonks, Bobby Baker, Bill Endicott, and Gerry Goulet.

Oars raised after the race: (from left) Hugh Crane, Garrett Olmsted, Gib Vincent, Roger Cheever, Scott Steketee, Phil Tonks, Bobby Baker, Bill Endicott, and Gerry Goulet.

Photograph by LG/Harvard Magazine

In this year’s Head of the Charles, one alumni crew celebrates 50 years since their first regatta outing.

10.27.16

Charley Butt

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

May-June 2015

Harvard crew has a winning season

July-August 2014

The undefeated varsity heavies in action at the Sprints

Takes heavyweight final and the 2014 Rowe Cup

5.20.14

Harvard pays tribute to the late legendary crew coach.

8.19.13

Harry Parker

The head men's heavyweight crew coach at Harvard for 51 years died at age 77.

September-October 2013

Winning oarsmen (left to right)  James O’Connor, Josh Hicks, Charles Risbey, and Andrew Holmes celebrate.

Harry Parker's last crew takes the Visitors’ Challenge Cup at England's Royal Regatta

7.8.13

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