Sports Features

Sports Features

From Harvard to Harbowl

Six Pro Bowls, two All-Pro selections, and two significant leadership awards since graduating from Harvard, Matt Birk '98 has finally made it to football’s biggest stage. His journey to that point was as unlikely as it is unprecedented.


Former Murphy Assistants To Coach in Super Bowl

In 1992, his penultimate year as Cincinnati’s football coach, current Harvard coach Tim Murphy led his Bearcats to a 3-8 finish. Twenty years later, a trio of assistant coaches from that team is preparing to man the sidelines at Super Bowl XLVII, but at the time, Cincy assistants John Harbaugh, Jerry Rosburg, and Craig Ver Steeg hardly looked like hot coaching commodities.

Department of Athletics

New Leader Heads Harvard Athletics Media Push

When they hired Imry Halevi in November, Harvard Athletics made a commitment to improved multimedia productions and sent a message to its fans that it was seeking to push the Harvard sports brand nationwide.


Peppelman Becomes Seventh Crimson Wrestler to Reach 100 Wins

With a sudden-victory overtime win last weekend, captain Walter Peppelman became the seventh Crimson wrestler to reach 100 wins.

Women's Squash

Trio of Gemmell Sisters Makes Impact on Ivy Squash

It is said sports bring people together like nothing else. Families spend countless hours travelling to games and cheering each other on.