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Harvard running back Aaron Shampklin hops over a Harvard teammate with a football in hand.

Just another hurdle: Leaping over guard Eric Wilson (68), Harvard running back Aaron Shampklin sails through a hole last season against Princeton. Shampklin had a breakout season in 2018, leading the Ivy League in rushing with 105.3 yards per game.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Sports

Prospects, rules changes, a Rose Bowl centennial, pro players, a return from a shattering injury—and a tragic loss

9.11.19

Kathy Delaney-Smith Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Coach Kathy Delaney-Smith and basketball alumnae on gender, leadership, and sports: a Harvard Magazine panel

2.7.19

Kathy Delaney-Smith (shown here during the January 19 win over Dartmouth) has helped her players navigate many off-court challenges.

Kathy Delaney-Smith (shown here during the January 19 win over Dartmouth) has helped her players navigate many off-court challenges.

Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Basketball coach Kathy Delaney-Smith navigates players’ gender and sexual identity, mental health, and other challenging social issues.

2.5.19

Injured during his senior Harvard campaign, the star receiver will pursue a postgraduate football season.

Photograph by Gil Talbot/Courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

The Harvard football receiver and kick-returner will continue his football career next season at Vanderbilt. 

1.30.19

Tubing at Nashoba Valley Ski Area

Photograph courtesy of Nashoba Valley Ski Area

Best snow-tubing spots around Greater Boston

January-February 2019

Cook’s tour: Harvard wideout Jack Cook leaves Yale’s Deonte Henson in the dust on a third-quarter, 15-yard touchdown. The score gave the Crimson a 28-24 lead, which it would not surrender. 

Photograph by Tim O’Meara/The Harvard Crimson

A resilient, crowd-pleasing football season, with talented sophomores surfacing

January-February 2019

Cook’s tour: Harvard wideout Jack Cook leaves Yale’s Deonte Henson in the dust on a third-quarter, 15-yard touchdown. The score gave the Crimson a 28-24 lead, which it would not surrender.
Photograph by Tim O’Meara/The Harvard Crimson

On the fiftieth anniversary of That Game, Harvard really does beat Yale. 

11.16.18

Quarterback Frank Champi ’70 is carried off the field as the Yale game ends.

Photograph by Gary Mottola

The immediate post-Game coverage, and an update on that famous headline

11.15.18

Last lunge: With senior right guard Larry Allen Jr. (73) keeping Penn defenders at bay, Harvard senior back Charlie Booker nudges the ball over the goal line for the Crimson's first score.

Photograph by Tim O'Meara/The Harvard Crimson

A bludgeoning victory in the season’s final road game

11.11.18

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