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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.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications


A strong start, and for Crimson running back Aaron Shampklin, a breakout day


Jenny Allard

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Under coach Jenny Allard, Crimson players come alive together.

March-April 2018

Seth Towns ’20 is one of the team’s most versatile offensive threats.

Photograph by Eric Miller/Harvard Athletic Communications

A young men’s basketball team battles inconsistency.

March-April 2018

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Grad-student unionization, sexual assault, and more

March-April 2018

Seth Towns ’20 scored a career-high 30 points against Brown on Saturday to help lead the Crimson to an 86-77 victory.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Harvard men's basketball moves into first place in the Ivy League.


All-Ivy point guard Katie Benzan '20 and head coach Kathy Delaney-Smith led Harvard to a 76-65 victory over Dartmouth on Saturday.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Harvard women’s basketball approaches a challenging Ivy slate.


Corey Johnson ’19, Harvard's best three-point shooter over the past two years, sank three treys to help the Crimson beat Dartmouth 61-51 in its Ivy League opener.
Photograph by Eric Miller/Courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Entering Ivy League play, Harvard men's basketball seeks momentum.


A scene from Newport’s dramatic Cliff Walk

Photograph courtesy of Discover Newport

Visiting Newport, Rhode Island, during the winter

January-February 2018

Building on last year’s record-setting rookie season, Dean Farris is still finding out just how fast he can go.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

No longer a “skinny kid,” swimmer Dean Farris ’20 builds on his breakout rookie season.

January-February 2018

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