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Football

Football Readies Itself for Formidable No. 20/22 Rhode Island

On Friday night, the University of Rhode Island will make the trek up from Kingston, marking the second game in a row that Harvard will play under the lights. The No. 20/22 Rams (2-1, 2-0 CAA) are a juggernaut, replete with size, physicality, and athleticism.

Justice's League
Football

AROUND THE IVIES: It's a Dog Eat Bear Eat Tiger World

As the third week of the season approaches, check out our picks for winners and losers in this week's round of football.

In the Hunt?
Columns

Time for Ivy League to Consider Playoff Football?

The conference’s reluctance to add its own playoff or to allow its teams to compete for an FCS championship seems to stem mostly from tradition. However, that tradition has not been part and parcel of the league for its entire existence.

Stiff Arm
Notebooks

NOTEBOOK: Sophomores Lead Football Over Brown

The matchup between Harvard and Brown is always an interesting one. The latter is convinced a rivalry exists and the former treats it like any other game. Last weekend, Harvard outshone the temporary lights at Brown Stadium, defeating the home team 31-17.

I Scream You Scream
Football

Ivy League Squads Rock and Roll Into Week Two

In the spirit of sports gambling nearing complete legalization in the United States, we here at The Crimson have adapted. We’re giving you, the readers, a pick and a point spread on each of these games as opposed to an exact score prediction (which, let’s face it, was a complete shot in the dark anyway). Read our picks for the week.

Own the Trenches
Notebooks

NOTEBOOK: Front Lines Fuel Football's Victory over San Diego

The offensive line paved the way for a punishing ground game and gave sophomore quarterback Jake Smith tons of time to go through his progressions in the pocket. The defensive line stunted much of the Toreros’ running progress and hurried quarterback Anthony Lawrence 14 times.

Missing Pieces
Previews

Football Looks To Start Season Strong Against Formidable Opponent In San Diego

The first stop on the Crimson’s road to improve its fortunes is a tough one. Harvard will kick off its season by hosting the University of San Diego. The Toreros already have two games under their belts — the first a 38-9 drubbing of Western New Mexico and the second a 54-21 loss to UC Davis, which received 29 votes in the Coaches Poll.

Booking It
Columns

AROUND THE IVIES: First Week of Football Season Means A Clean Slate

Storylines abound as the first week of Ivy League football draws near. Harvard looks to overcome the graduation of its defensive backfield, Columbia tries to surmount its fan base and Cornell distances itself from Ithaca. These are our picks for this week's set of games.

Final Season for 17
Football

A Positional Look at Football’s Freshman Class

For a team that relied heavily on a deep senior class on the defensive end in 2017, Harvard football brought in a bevy of recruits to replenish its defense heading into 2018. The class is comprised of 12 offensive players, 14 on the defensive side, one kicker, and one punter.

The Chase Begins
Football

Football Places Third in Preseason Media Poll, Well Behind Yale

Garnering one first-place vote, the Crimson tallied 99 votes overall, just behind Princeton’s 104 and in a distant third below Yale’s 129.

All Hands on Deck
Men's Basketball

Harvard Men's Basketball Releases 2018-2019 Schedule

Following a 2017-2018 season which saw the Harvard men’s basketball program raise its sixth Ancient Eight banner under Coach Tommy Amaker, the Crimson will set its ambitions towards making the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015.

Dershwitz Tashkent
Fencing

Dershwitz Becomes World's Top-Ranked Men's Saber Fencer

In the bustling Southern Chinese city of Wuxi, over 7,000 miles away from Cambridge, Mass., senior co-captain Eli Dershwitz became the No.1-ranked men's saber fencer in the world.

Welcome Aboard
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Well-Represented at NHL Development Camps

Here’s a look inside the Development Camp stories and takeaways of one member from each class on the 2018-2019 roster.

HY Regatta
Men's Crew

BRIEF: Yale Dominates in 153rd Regatta

Yale heavyweight crew followed up its national championship with a victory in the annual Harvard-Yale Regatta, held on the Thames River in New London, Conn.

No Doubter
Softball

Softball Wins Championship Series, Advances to NCAA Regionals

After losing the Ivy League Championship Series in 2016 and 2017 against Princeton, maybe all Harvard softball needed was a change in scenery. The Crimson traveled to Hanover, N.H., where it bested Dartmouth in two games to claim the Ancient Eight title and advance to the NCAA Regionals.

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