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Freshman Harvard quarterback Jake Smith showed some moves as he slalomed through Princeton defenders on a 26-yard run.
Photograph by Tim O'Meara/The Harvard Crimson


A shellacking in the Stadium


Stemberg men's basketball coach Tommy Amaker (left) introduced James Brown '73 (center) and Harry Edwards before a press conference on Wednesday in the Murr Center's Hall of History.

Photograph by Gil Talbot


Sociologist Harry Edwards and broadcaster James Brown weigh protest and progress in sports, and in Harvard basketball.


Tjerk van Herwaarden

Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Under coach Tjerk van Herwaarden, Harvard field hockey ascends.

September-October 2017

Post-Title IX, more women have entered competitive sports like basketball.

Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

How Title IX expanded women’s opportunities in sports


Lone paddlers take in the sunset

Photograph courtesy of UMass Lowell Kayak Center

Paddling the Merrimack in Lowell and Lawrence

July-August 2017

Jade Miller
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communicaitons

Track and field, golf, crew, tennis

July-August 2017

Senior captain Josh Ellis '17 started playing catcher as a 10-year-old Little Leaguer, he says, and "never looked back."

Photograph by Elan Kawesch

On the eve of his graduation, the baseball team’s Josh Ellis looks forward—and back.


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

In the momentum-building Beanpot victory: Crimson forward Alexander Kerfoot skates against Boston University.

Photograph by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Strong seasons in hockey, fencing, and swimming

May-June 2017

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