Sports Features

Sophomore Baseball

Sophomores Lead Harvard Baseball

As the Harvard baseball team’s season draws nearer to a close with conference play ending this weekend, three sophomore players stand out this year.

Killer Instinct
Men's Ice Hockey

Killorn '12 Continues To Shine as Rookie for Tampa Bay Lightning

In 35 games in the NHL this year, Killorn maintained his scoring ways, netting 7 goals and providing 12 assists.

Men's Lacrosse

Gonos Leads Men's Lacrosse On and Off the Field

Harvard men’s lacrosse coach Chris Wojcik ‘96 was not surprised when his team selected rising-senior defenseman Jason Gonos to lead the Crimson as its sole captain for the 2013 season.

Catch the Red Line
Club Sports

Harvard Helping Spur Growth of Ultimate

This was not a football game. Nor was it rugby. This was ultimate frisbee, and to most first-time watchers, the electric atmosphere of these games and the intensity on the field may come as a surprise.




Nordic Ski Team Serves Those Who Served

If you visited the Weston Ski Track on any given Monday afternoon this February, you would have been greeted by the inspiring sight of disabled veterans learning to ski. Their teachers aren’t just any ordinary ski instructors, though. Instead, they are members of the Harvard Nordic ski team who volunteer as part of the New England Nordic Ski Association’s Adaptive Ski program.


Desmond Bryant '09 Signs with Cleveland Browns for $34 Million

One of Desmond Bryant ’09’s childhood dreams has finally come true.

Thoughts Before the 2013 NCAA Tournament
Men's Basketball

Thoughts Before the 2013 NCAA Tournament

Sophomore guard and forward Wesley S. Saunders shares his thoughts about the season with The Harvard Crimson sports editors Catherine E. Coppinger '13 and Andrew R. Mooney '14 while freshman guard Siyani T. Chambers is also interviewed. The press conference took place on Wednesday afternoon at the Lavietes Pavilion.

Sports Features

Cricket Squad Aims For National Title

The focus around campus might be on the men’s basketball team’s return to the Big Dance, but there’s a more obscure Crimson team that also finds itself on the eve of a national tournament—one that most students probably didn’t even know existed. The Harvard men’s cricket club will be competing for the Chanderpaul Trophy in the American College Cricket National Championships this coming weekend. The championships bring together 28 of the best teams from around the country to Fort Lauderdale at the site of the only sanctioned international cricket grounds in the United States.


Matt Birk ’98 Goes Out On Top

Matt Birk ’98 faced long odds to achieve NFL stardom and reach the top of the football world. Harvard had produced just 15 NFL players since 1935, and even after the Minnesota Vikings selected him with the 173rd pick of the 1998 NFL Draft, he faced an uphill road to success in a league nicknamed “Not For Long.”

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball's Evans Overcomes Nagging Injuries

It takes a lot for any varsity athlete to make his or her comeback. It takes even more to do it again.

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Today in Photos (2/7/2013)

Sports Features

Harvard Alums Help Underprivileged Youths With Football Camp

In Kyle Walczak’s house sits a brick. But this is no ordinary brick, given to no ordinary high school student. In the summer of 2011, Walczak attended 4th and 1, a football camp designed to help underprivileged high school football players improve skills both on and off the field. The brick, a memento that Walczak received from his time at the camp last year, symbolizes more than just time spent at a summer camp, however.

Men's Basketball

Undersized Travis Fills Big Shoes Down Low

The Harvard men’s basketball team got off to a rough start in its home contest against Dartmouth on Jan. 26, ending the first half down by nine after a 7-for-21 shooting effort. The only thing preventing the team from being blown out on its home floor was the performance of sophomore forward Jonah Travis.