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We have handoff: After receiving the ball from quarterback and classmate Jake Smith, Harvard sophomore running back Aaron Shampklin scanned the line for an opening—the kind that he ran through all afternoon.
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A strong start, and for Crimson running back Aaron Shampklin, a breakout day


He’s gone! Against Lafayette, junior Justice Shelton-Mosley scored on an 85-yard punt return.

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A humbling defeat in The Game caps Harvard’s dreariest season in 17 years.

January-February 2018

Bryce Aiken '20 is leading Harvard with an average of 17.6 points per game.
Photograph by Michael Reeves


Harvard men’s basketball has a way to go.



Sorry, dude: Senior linebacker Chase Guillory (45), junior linebacker Charlie Walker (41), and junior defensive lineman John Pirrmann (86) swallowed up Yale's star freshman Zane Dudek, who was held to 64 yards.
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You can’t win if you can’t score.


Catch as catch can: Justice Shelton-Mosley made the most of limited space to snag this pass for a 45-yard gain. The junior wideout had a team-high four receptions.
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A drubbing by Penn knocks the Crimson out of the title race.


The Harvard basketball teams will look to hang the first Ivy League championship banners in newly renovated Lavietes Pavilion.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Previewing the 2017-2018 Harvard basketball season



Back in the saddle again: Fifth-year senior quarterback Joe Viviano entered in relief and guided the Crimson to their three touchdowns while playing miscue-free ball.
Photograph by Tim O'Meara/The Harvard Crimson

The readiness is all.


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


Harvard's Charlie Booker deployed a mighty stiff arm to fend off Lafayette's Philip Parham. The Crimson junior rampaged his way to a career-high 159 yards on the ground.
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The Crimson gets back on track.


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