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Yale mascot Handsome Dan XIX and a Harvard University Police dog at The Game

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(1/5) DOG DAY AFTERNOON Yale's Handsome Dan XIX and a Harvard University Police dog wondered what the ruckus was all about. 

Photographs by Julian Giordano/The Harvard Crimson

Sports

A tough finish to a quirky season

11.20.22

NFL referee Ron Torbert in uniform on the football during a game

Torbert at work, San Francisco 49ers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, November 2021

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A Harvard Law alum puts his degree to work on the field.

November-December 2022

Allison Feaster wearing a green Celtics shirt in front of team championship banners

Allison Feaster at the Celtics’ Auerbach Center

Photograph by Stu Rosner

A basketball star's journey from the Harvard hardwood to the Celtics front office

November-December 2022

Alex Tsotadze, men’s water polo co-captain, in action

Attacker Alex Tsotadze, men’s water polo co-captain, has become expert at exploiting aquatic physics.

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Alex Tsotadze’s water polo reads and rips

November-December 2022

Defensive lineman Thor Griffith, a junior, celebrating  two sacks and a game-high nine tackles against Merrimack

THE MIGHTY THOR: Junior Thor Griffith, who had two sacks and a game-high nine tackles against Merrimack, was one of the mainstays of a defensive line that routinely stifled opponents’ runners and harassed quarterbacks.

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Picked to win the 2022 Ivy championship, the football team got off to a solid start.

November-December 2022

Senior defensive lineman David Madzivanyika, captain and defensive lineman Truman Jones, and coach Tim Murphy get ready to lead the team out of the tunnel before kickoff.

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(1/3) GAME FACES From left, senior defensive lineman David Madzivanyika, captain and defensive lineman Truman Jones, and coach Tim Murphy get ready to lead the team out of the tunnel before kickoff.

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“Too many mistakes” in a stinging non-league loss

10.2.22

Harvard’s Kym Wimberly scores his second touchdown.

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(1/4) KYM DANDY Even while in the clutches of Brown's Harrison Ochs (5), Harvard's Kym Wimberly (1) reached over the goal for his second touchdown. The senior wideout bedeviled the Brown secondary, making a game-high eight catches.

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Strong offense, vulnerable rushing defense, and painful penalties tortured Crimson fans until the last nine seconds.

9.25.22

Harvard football players limbering up for season-opening game

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(1/4) OPENING STRETCH. Sophomore backup quarterback Charles DiPrima and his mates got limbered up for the 148th season of Harvard football.
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Overtime theatrics, as the Crimson defense and running back Aidan Borguet pull one out.

 

9.18.22

Running back Aidan Borguet runs up field through Columbia defenders.

Breakout season: All eyes will be on the Crimson's Aidan Borguet (21 in white, breaking loose against Columbia) as he steps into the lead back role. As a sophomore in 2021, Borguet was named second-team All-Ivy. 

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Harvard Magazine’s gridiron guru on the Crimson’s 148th season

9.15.22

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