Harvard heads to New Haven Saturday to play rival Yale in football in the 130th edition of The Game. The history of The Game is captured in photos and words.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell highlighted recent moves to make the game safer and affirmed a commitment to player safety Thursday (Nov. 15) during a talk at the Harvard School of Public Health.
When alumna Danielle Thiriot ’07 returns for the Harvard-Yale game (aka The Game) on Saturday, she’ll have one of the best seats in the house. Above the house, in fact, and traveling at 300 knots, about 345 mph.
Nabbing its 13th straight victory by crushing Cornell on Oct. 6, the Crimson football team is 4-0 on the season, and has won all its games by double digits.
A fond look back at the memorable events of Harvard's 375th year.
Harvard Stadium is an iconic structure, and not just for the sports that happen on the field. To a community dedicated to running “the stadium steps,” the real athletes are in the stands.
The Harvard football team clinched its 14th Ivy League championship — its sixth under Tim Murphy — with a 37-20 win against Penn Saturday afternoon at Harvard Stadium.
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family head Coach for Harvard football, became the School's all-time winningest football coach as his Crimson cruised past Columbia, 35-21, Saturday at Lawrence Wien Stadium. Murphy surpassed Joe Restic's mark of 117 career wins and heads into the Penn game with an all-time record of 118-58 in his 18th season with the program.
After a summer of workouts, Harvard football players look to their opening game against Holy Cross, hoping to create a season to remember.
With its 360th Commencement, another chapter in Harvard's history draws to a close, as marked by highlights from this year. Reinstallation of ROTC, ongoing innovation in science and humanities, and Wynton Marsalis at Harvard top off some of the year's historical benchmarks.
Once a Harvard and pro football star, Business School grad Isaiah Kacyvenski is ready to tackle fresh challenges.
The classic fall showdown as a second-half deluge lifts the Crimson
Harvard football gets by Yale, 28-21, with three unanswered touchdowns. A photo gallery and video capture the day, the traditions.
Chris LeRoy ’11 is enjoying his first season as a starter — one who “has developed into an All-Ivy caliber player,” according to his coach.
Every year Harvard invites Cambridge and Allston-Brighton residents to Community Football Days to cheer the Crimson and feast on free fare. These two events are among the many sponsored by the University.
Harvard charts new football season, with high hopes ... and a cautious attitude.
Harvard will once again serve as the host of the weekly New England Football Writers luncheons, which will be held each Wednesday at 11:45 a.m., from Sept. 8 to Nov. 17.
Harvard was voted as the league favorite in the Ivy League preseason media poll, released today (Aug. 10) as part of the league's annual football media day.
The road to Harvard wasn’t an easy one for Cheng Ho ’10, who at 13 came to America from Taiwan after losing his father to cancer while his mother struggled with mental illness. And then there was football to learn ...
A history of Harvard Stadium and how it changed the face of American football.
The Crimson dominated the postseason awards with four players named to the New England Football Writers' Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-Star Team and 19 members of the team named All-Ivy League.
The oldest rivalry in college football dates to 1875, when Harvard and Yale played a bruising game that resembled rugby more than modern football. Back then, fans journeyed by train, horseback, and foot from around New England to view the rough-and-tumble spectacle.
Original footage the 1927 Harvard-Yale football face off inside Harvard University Stadium.
Crimson quarterback Collier Winters ’11 threw for 211 yards, ran for 51 yards, and threw two touchdowns on Nov. 21 as the Harvard football team came back from a 10-0, fourth-quarter to defeat the Yale Bulldogs,14-10.
On Nov. 21, the Harvard football team visits New Haven to face Yale in the 126th playing of The Game.
In a classic “win or go home” battle for the Ivy League Championship, Harvard and Penn went head-to-head for the 80th time on Nov. 14. In the end, Penn was not going home, defeating the Crimson by a score of 17-7.
After the Crimson’s 34-14 victory over Columbia on Nov. 7, only one obstacle still stands in the way of the Harvard football team’s third consecutive Ivy League Championship. That obstacle resides in Philadelphia.
For a second straight season, Harvard's offensive line and running backs dictated play as the Crimson collected 315 yards via the ground en route to a 42-21 whitewashing of Dartmouth at Harvard Stadium on Saturday (Oct. 31).
Harvard has hosted its Allston and Brighton neighbors to an early reception and a football game for the past 20 years. It is a bookend to Cambridge Football Day, which was held earlier this month.
Homecoming was all about highs and lows in Harvard’s 37-3 blowout of the Princeton Tigers on Saturday (Oct. 24).
Harvard welcomed many football-loving residents of Cambridge on Saturday (Oct. 17) to its annual Cambridge Football Day.
The Harvard football team fell to Lafayette this past Saturday (Oct. 17) by a score of 35-18. It was the Crimson’s first loss to the Leopards since 1996.
For the second straight week, the Crimson’s rushing attack, which leads the Ivy League, guided the Harvard football team to victory.
Harvard running back Cheng Ho ’10 ran for 132 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns in the Crimson’s Oct. 3, 28-14 victory over the Lehigh Mountain Hawks.
The nation’s oldest university, which has been handing out homework since 1636 and handing off footballs since 1874, will host its first homecoming this fall, a potential new tradition designed to attract alumni to campus in years that The Game is played at Yale.
In 2008, the Harvard Crimson football team and the Brown Bears shared the Ivy League championship, but Friday (Sep. 25) night Harvard refused to share.
Junior quarterback Collier Winters threw for 195 yards and two touchdowns in the Crimson’s 27-20 loss to Holy Cross.
The Crimson lost a great deal of talent in 2008, but they’re still hungry.
Harvard University is kicking off the 2009 football season with a new “Crimson Kids” program.
Expectations are high for No. 23-ranked Crimson football team, who were named the Ivy championship favorite at the league’s annual media day.
The jersey, the helmet, the pads, the cleats — at a glance it’s easy for Andrew Berry to blend in with the rest of his teammates. But take a look at the Bel Air, Md., native after he’s left the stadium and you’ll realize that it isn’t just football that makes him special.
Women's golf take second consecutive Ivy crown; Women's tennis claim Ivy title; Crimson men's lacrosse down Yale; Two Crimson football players sign with NFL teams
Harvard’s All-American cornerback Andrew Berry ’09 was honored as one of 15 finalists for The Draddy Trophy by the National Football Foundation (NFF) on Tuesday (Dec. 9) at the 19th annual NFF Awards Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York.
It took a fourth-quarter, goal-line stand in the last few minutes against Yale in the 125th playing of The Game on Saturday (Nov. 22), but the Crimson eventually got what they wanted: the ball, the win, and a share of the Ivy League Championship with Brown.
Crimson win despite surrendering an early lead at Penn; Crushing NCAA first-round loss completes memorable season; Men’s soccer drops final contest in OT, still receives NCAA berth; Icers rebound, skate into first place; Crimson swept in weekend series despite the return of Stone and Vaillancourt
For well over a century, Harvard and Yale have gone head-to-head at the end of November for the epic football match known simply as "The Game." The contest is steeped in history and tradition, not just for the undergraduates who take to the field but also for the thousands of students and alumni who descend on campus to cheer for their beloved schools.
The Harvard football team knows drama. They’ve lived it all season. Counting Saturday’s (Oct. 18) win against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks, three of Harvard’s first five games this season have been decided by three points or less. And up 24-10 at the half, the game looked to be headed toward an easy victory — one that would avenge last year’s 13-20 loss. But that wouldn’t be dramatic enough.
A chilly Saturday morning outside of Harvard Stadium couldn’t stop the residents of Allston from coming out to mingle at the 19th annual Allston-Brighton Family Football Day (Oct. 18). President Drew Faust and Vice President of Government, Community, and Public Affairs Christine Heenan joined residents of Allston-Brighton for the pregame luncheon.
The Cornell Big Red, the last unbeaten team in the Ivy League, fell at the hands of a stronger, more talented Harvard Crimson team on Saturday (Oct. 11) by a score of 38-17. The Crimson (3-1; 1-1) got out to a quick 14-0 lead in the first quarter and went into the half up 28-7.
It was the Crimson’s 37-6 blowout of the Yale Bulldogs last year that put an end to Yale’s perfect season and earned Harvard (8-2) its 12th Ivy League Championship, with a 7-0 conference record. And when Harvard takes the home field tomorrow (Sept. 19) in the season opener against Holy Cross, it will be with the long-term goal of accomplishing something the Crimson haven’t done since 1983: repeat as Ivy League champions. In fact, in the past 20 years, only Penn and Dartmouth have won consecutive championships.