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From the original cover in 1997: John Dockery ’66, the only alumnus to earn a Super Bowl ring (click the white arrow on the right to see full image), displays mementos of his varsity sport. Such three-letter men have given way to single-sport stars like Naomi Miller ’99, a striker on the women’s soccer team. Updated 6/26/19: In 2013, Matt Birk ’98 became the second alumnus to earn a Super Bowl ring, playing for the Baltimore Ravens.

Sports

The rise of specialization, year-round competition, proprietary training, and recruiting in student athletics

6.28.19

Frank Doyle, in full ref attire, is fluent in Newton’s laws of motion—and the laws of the game.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

On the weekends, SEAS dean Frank Doyle steps out of his office and onto the pitch.

July-August 2019

The panelists, from left: Janet Rich-Edwards, Jessica Gelman, Daniel Peterson, and Shira Springer.

Photograph by Tony Rinaldo/Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

After the Harvard soccer scandal, a campus panel discussion on women and sports proves unexpectedly timely.

11.8.16

Margaret “Midge” Purce

On scoring in a low-scoring game

July-August 2015

Triple image of a double threat: Baskind stands between her two sports' goals

Lacrosse and soccer star Melanie Baskind scores with synergy.

March-April 2012

March 27, 1999—The Harvard women's ice-hockey team win the national championship.

Athletic accomplishments, highlighted

September-October 2011

25 high moments in Harvard athletics, 1986-2011

September-October 2011

The national soccer team of Haiti will come to Harvard as part of a five-day benefit tour.

4.5.11

The new Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium hosts its first games.

November-December 2010

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