Dick Friedman

Dick Friedman ’73 spent two decades as an editor and writer at Sports Illustrated and is one of the editors of the best-selling SI College Football Book. He is the author of the 2018 book "The Coach Who Strangled the Bulldog: How Harvard's Percy Haughton Beat Yale and Reinvented Football. Friedman grew up in Newton, Massachusetts, and first attended a game at Harvard Stadium in 1958.

Harvard, Ivies to join Big Ten

“Superconference” play begins in 2025-26 and will feature relegation.

Harvard’s New Football Coach: A Real Tiger

The magazine’s football correspondent advises fans to deal with it.

The End of Murphy Time

Harvard’s greatest football coach steps down.

Back on Top

An Ivy title—dimmed by defeat in the Game

Football: Yale 23-Harvard 18

A deflating ending fashions a three-way title tie.

Harvard 25-Penn 23 (Triple Overtime)

A thrilling win makes the Crimson Ivy champs—now for Yale.

Harvard 38, Columbia 24

The Crimson tames the Lions for its 900th all-time win.

Football 2023: Harvard 17, Dartmouth 9

After subduing the Big Green, Murphy is the Ivy’s winningest coach.

Football 2023: Princeton 21, Harvard 14

The Crimson falls from the ranks of the unbeaten.

Football 2023: Harvard 48-Howard 7

The Crimson rolls over the Bison; Princeton is next.

Harvard’s G.O.A.T.

Remembering Charlie Brickley at the Crimson’s football sesquicentennial

The Sesquicentennial All-Crimson Team

The greatest players in the program’s history