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Scott A. Sherman

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Fairy Tale Ending to Writer's Career

Once upon a time, there was a little boy named Scott.

Men's Basketball

Team of the Year: Men's Basketball

Along with winning a third straight Ivy League title, the Harvard men's basketball team finally checked off a box from their list of goals this season - winning a game in March Madness.


Male Athlete of the Year: Colton Chapple

During the 2012 campaign, Chapple was the architect of the highest-scoring offense in the history of the Ancient Eight. The Ivy League Offensive Player of the Year threw 24 touchdown passes and accounted for 3,169 yards of total offense, both Crimson records, while also finishing second in the Football Championship Subdivision in passing efficiency.


Ivy League Remains Absent from Expanding FCS Playoff

The Ivy League’s continued rejection of postseason play for football has left players, coaches, and fans disappointed about the missed opportunity for the best of the Ivy League to test itself on the gridiron against the nation’s elite in a quest to win a national championship.

Men's Lacrosse

Crossing Into History

The story of the national champion 1913 Harvard men's lacrosse team.


Baseball Ends Season With Loss to BC at Fenway Park

In the middle innings of the Harvard baseball team’s Beanpot consolation game against Boston College at Fenway Park Monday afternoon, a number of Red Sox players went out to the right field warning track and played catch while the contest was still in play.


Juszczyk Becomes First NFL Draft Pick Since Fitzpatrick '05

The reigning Super Bowl champions selected Harvard’s Kyle Juszczyk with the 130th overall selection in the fourth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday, making the H-back the first Harvard player drafted since Ryan Fitzpatrick ’05 and the 20th all-time.


Baseball Gives Up 24 In Split Doubleheader

Harvard (10-26, 7-9 Ivy) recorded 18 hits in a 12-10 win over Brown (5-28, 3-13), but it could not find the same success at the plate in game two when a nine-run Bears first inning doomed the Crimson to a 14-2 loss.

Bailing You Out

Baseball Wins Dramatic Affair in Stunning Fashion

After Princeton (7-20, 5-3 Ivy) scored four times in the top of the ninth inning, the Harvard baseball team (6-21, 3-5) rallied back for three runs of its own to beat the Tigers, 20-19, and earn a doubleheader split on Sunday.

Men's Soccer

Alumni Update: Akpan '10 to Red Bulls

Andre Akpan ’10 has been given wings.

Men's Basketball

Amaker's Vision Becoming Reality

It’s been 15 days since the Harvard men’s basketball team stunned the college basketball world with its 68-62 victory over New Mexico. But for me, the gigantic upset was nowhere near the most surprising occurrence of the night.

Men's Basketball

NOTEBOOK: Men's Basketball Unable to Overcome Early Cold Streak Against Arizona

The 14th-seeded Cinderella was overmatched physically and talent-wise on both sides of the ball by six-seeded Arizona, which dominated en route to a 74-51 victory in the NCAA Tournament’s third round.

Men's Basketball

Back For More: Men's Basketball Looks To Knock Off Arizona in Tournament's Third Round

After shocking New Mexico in the NCAA tournament's second round, the Crimson looks to achieve its second straight upset against No. 6 Arizona.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Looks To Upset New Mexico

SALT LAKE CITY—What began in Vatican City continues on in Salt Lake City.

Men's Basketball

Harvard Men's Basketball Upsets New Mexico, 68-62, To Win First-Ever NCAA Tournament Game

The No. 14 seed Crimson shocked the college basketball world when it upset No. 3 New Mexico Thursday night in Salt Lake City, giving the program its first-ever NCAA Tournament win.