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September 5, 2010
Sixteen Harvard Teams Earn NCAA Public Recognition Awards
Sixteen Harvard varsity athletic teams have received Division I Academic Progress Rate Public Recognition Awards from the NCAA, it was announced Wednesday afternoon.

June 8, 2010
Senior Perspective: Football's Carl Ehrlich
Growing up, millions of people dream of attending Harvard. I was not one of them. From the moment Harvard started recruiting me, I knew I wasn’t going there.

May 28, 2010
Pumping Up Sports Spirits
A Harvard running back in the fall, a super fan in the winter, Ho has been revered by fans and coaches alike for his crowd-igniting antics as a fan as well as for his contributions as a member of the football team.

May 26, 2010
Eleven Award-Winners Honored at Senior Letterwinners’ Dinner
Eleven members of the Harvard class of 2010 were honored at the annual Senior Letterwinners’ Dinner, held Wednesday night at the Murr Center. J.P. O’Connor of the wrestling team took home the William J. Bingham Award as Harvard’s outstanding male athlete, and Alexandra Clarke of the women’s swimming team earned the Radcliffe Prize as the outstanding female athlete.

May 20, 2010
Football Season Tickets On Sale Now: Get Harvard-Yale Tickets Today!
Don't miss Crimson Football this fall at Harvard Stadium, including the 127th meeting of the Harvard Yale Game. Prior season ticket holders, thank you for your support of Harvard Athletics. Now everyone can become a season ticket holder and take advantage of our exclusive benefits.

May 5, 2010
Six Football Players Named to NFF 2010 Hampshire Honor Society
Six Harvard football players have been named to the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) 2010 NFF Hampshire Honor Society. The society is comprised of college football players from all divisions who each maintained...

May 4, 2010
Football's Tim Murphy to Visit Troops Overseas with Coaches Tour 2010
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, will be part of a small envoy of college head coaches to visit American service men and women overseas as part of third-annual USO/ Morale Entertainment Coaches Tour 2010.

April 28, 2010
Football Team Hosts 3rd Annual Bone Marrow Drive Friday, April 30
This Friday, April 30, the Harvard football team will coordinate the Harvard Football Bone Marrow Drive to capitalize on the opportunity of a lifetime – the opportunity to save a life.

April 26, 2010
James Williams Signs Free Agent Contract with Tampa Bay
Harvard left offensive tackle James Williams (Chestnut Hill, Mass.) has signed a free agent contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an announcement made today.

April 24, 2010
Winters Totals 211 All-Purpose Yards In Spring Football Game
Collier Winters passed for 177 yards and ran for 34 with two touchdowns Saturday night while D.J. Monroe and Anthony Spadafino had game-highs of six tackles apiece to lead Harvard in its annual Crimson-White Spring Football Game at Harvard Stadium.

March 8, 2010
ESPNBoston: Ehrlich Learns the Dangers of Trash Talking
When I was a kid, my brother and I competed in the "Ehrlich Triathlon." For the first event, we picked a sport. These ranged anywhere from stickball to basketball to, for a brief and misguided period in my athletic career, aggressive in-line skating. Actually, the first "sport" was just a backdrop for the real first event: Trash Talking. Anyone who has played anything against me (or read my last blog) knows I'm well practiced in this arena.

February 24, 2010
ESPNBoston: Letter to a "Frienemy"
In an open letter to former teammate Sean Hayes, Carl Ehrlich puts friendship aside (sort of) with first place on the line.

February 9, 2010
ESPNBoston: Importance of sport on display
It's 6:45 p.m. and, already running late, my roommates and I are pleading with Jason to pick a shirt already. If Jason (who, at 6-foot-3, 240 pounds, is a physical anomaly) played football half as slow as he got dressed, he would get cut from my high school team.

January 28, 2010
ESPNBoston: International Incident For Ehrlich
With three minutes left and the Badalona Dracs driving to cut the Firebats' 14-0 lead, play has been completely stopped and every person in the stadium (all 200 of them) is yelling at me. I have no idea what they're saying.

January 22, 2010
ESPNBoston: Diary of a Firebat
Editor's note: Carl Ehrlich, who was the captain of the 2009 Harvard football team, is heading to Spain to play football. He'll chronicle his experiences on and off the field for ESPNBoston.com

January 5, 2010
Williams Named All-America by Sports Network
Harvard football player James Williams has been named to the All-America football team for the third time in his career as announced by The Sports Network.

December 11, 2009
Pizzotti Signs With Green Bay Packers
Former Harvard quarterback Chris Pizzotti has signed a free agent contract with the Green Bay Packers in an announcement made by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations

December 10, 2009
NYT: Oxford and Tradition Take on a New Meaning
By the time the phone rang at 5:30 one morning two years ago, Will Johnson was already intimately acquainted with tradition in college sports.

December 2, 2009
Four Named All-New England In Football
Four Harvard football players have been named to the New England Football Writers’ Football Championship Subdivision All-Star Team in an announcement by Northeastern Associate Athletic Director Jack Grinold on Wednesday.

December 1, 2009
Ten Fall Student-Athletes Tabbed Academic All-Ivy League
The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard—who have been named to the fall 2009-10 Academic All-Ivy League team.

November 24, 2009
Scales Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year; 19 Players Named All-Ivy
Harvard running back Treavor Scales has been named as the Ivy League's Rookie of the Year in an announcement made Tuesday afternoon. Scales is one of 19 Harvard players to earn All-Ivy League accolades...

November 23, 2009
Winters Named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week
Harvard junior quarterback Collier Winters has been named the Ivy League’s Offensive Player of the Week in an announcement from the league office Monday afternoon.

November 23, 2009
Zych Named Team MVP, 137th Captain at Football Banquet
Junior free safety Collin Zych was chosen as the winner of the Frederick Greeley Crocker Award as the most valuable player of the 2009 Harvard football team, as chosen by his teammates. Zych was also honored as the 137th captain of Harvard football for the 2010 season before the awards banquet, held at the Harvard Club of Boston...

November 23, 2009
Lorditch Tabbed as COOP Athlete of the Week.
Chris Lorditch is the Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week for the week ending Nov. 22.

November 22, 2009
The Coverage: The Game Revisited
Harvard defeated Yale 14-10 on Saturday in the 126th playing of The Game at Yale Bowl and there was no shortage of news coverage for one of the top collegiate rivalries...

November 21, 2009
Harvard Travels to Yale For 126th Playing of The Game
With Harvard still harboring hopes of an Ivy League championship, Harvard and Yale play the 126th edition of “The Game” at Yale Bowl in New Haven, Conn.

November 21, 2009
ESPN: Harvard-Yale brings history to life
Harvard football coach Tim Murphy stood Wednesday in the Dillon Field House and tried to put The Game into perspective.

November 21, 2009
Boston Globe: Medicine Ball
Future doctors on Harvard roster ready to operate on Yale...

November 21, 2009
Boston Globe: Takamura Ready For Finals Week
His final practice in full pads at Harvard ended abruptly, and fittingly, with Jon Takamura intercepting a pass and taking it to the house, triggering a thunderous, helmet-lifting cheer from his teammates on the sideline.

November 21, 2009
Legendary: Harvard Stuns Yale In Fourth Quarter, 14-10
In a game of inches and legendary fourth down gambles, Harvard stunned Yale by scoring two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter as the Crimson downed the Bulldogs, 14-10 in the 126th playing of The Game in front of 52,692 fans at Yale Bowl.

November 20, 2009
125th Official H-Y Game Ball On Auction Through Dec. 6
The first-ever online auction is now available on GoCrimson.com. The department of athletics will periodically roll out new products and classic memorabilia.

November 19, 2009
Versus.com: Harvard's Recent Domination Will Continue
Many people would have thought Tom Williams said all the right words when he was introduced as Yale's head coach last year. He talking about wanting his program to win the Ivy League championship and beat rival Harvard.

November 19, 2009
Versus.com: Harvard-Yale: 'The Game' Says It All
Fullback Bob Levin had played with a back injury for 56 minutes of action and Yale football coach Carm Cozza was ready to make his move. What harm could it do to put in Levin’s backup, Bill Primps, with the Bulldogs firmly in control of Harvard in the waning minutes of their game?

November 17, 2009
Tim Murphy Quotes From Ivy Football Teleconference
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, recently took part in the Ivy League's weekly teleconference. Below are his quotes from the event.

November 17, 2009
Harvard-Yale Student Shuttles
"Wondering how you're going to get to Yale for the Game?

November 14, 2009
Penn Weathers Storm; Downs Crimson, 17-7
The University of Pennsylvania weathered torrential rains and blustery winds Saturday afternoon to defeat Harvard, 17-7, and clinch at least a share of the Ivy League championship at Harvard Stadium.

November 13, 2009
Harvard Hosts Penn Saturday In Battle Of Ivy Unbeatens at Harvard Stadium
The Ivy League features just two unbeatens and they will meet at Harvard Stadium as the Crimson plays host to the Penn Quakers in a game with major championship implications.

November 13, 2009
Harvard-Penn Game To Be Aired On Sirius Satellite Radio
Saturday's football game between Harvard and Penn has been moved to the Ivy League's Game of the Week and will be heard live nationally on Sirius Satellite Radio 130.

November 10, 2009
Tim Murphy Quotes From Ivy Football Teleconference
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, recently took part in the Ivy League's weekly teleconference. Below are his quotes from the event.

November 7, 2009
Harvard Remains Unbeaten in League Play After 34-14 Victory at Columbia
The Harvard football team turned a 21-0 halftime lead into a 34-14 victory over Columbia Saturday afternoon behind four touchdowns and two field goals. The Crimson improves to 6-2 overall and 5-0 in Ivy League play, keeping Harvard atop the league standings and in the Ancient Eight title race.

November 6, 2009
Crimson Looks To Stay Perfect In Ivy League at Columbia
After enjoying three straight home games, Harvard hits the road for a pivotal game against a revamped Columbia team in New York City on Saturday...

November 4, 2009
Gino Gordon Earns New England Football Writers Gold Helmet Award
Harvard running back Gino Gordon has been awarded the New England Football Writers Gold Helmet Award, presented by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston.

November 3, 2009
Tim Murphy Quotes From Ivy Football Teleconference
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, recently took part in the Ivy League's weekly teleconference. Below are his quotes from the event.

November 2, 2009
Senior Stories: Football's John Paris
John Paris is one of the Crimson’s starting offensive linemen. An economics major, Paris is well known among athletes for his nickname. One of the top linemen to be recruited to the league, he was instantly tabbed as “Bubba” ...

November 2, 2009
Feature: Football's Alex Spisak
Now the 6-foot-3 center from Charlotte, N.C., is arguably one of the strongest players in the Ivy League, even after making a difficult transition from defense to the offense prior to last season. Spisak says he feels blessed being able to play each game...

November 2, 2009
Gordon, Scales Earn Top Ivy League Weekly Honors
Harvard junior running back Gino Gordon has been named the Ivy League’s Offensive Player of the Week while freshman running back Treavor Scales has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week in an announcement from the league office Monday afternoon....

October 31, 2009
Harvard Runs Past Dartmouth, 42-21
For a second straight season, Harvard’s offensive line and running backs dictated play as the Crimson collected 315 yards via the ground en route to a 42-21 whitewashing of Dartmouth at Harvard Stadium.

October 28, 2009
Watch The New England Football Writer's Association Luncheon Online
The New England Football Writer's Association Luncheon returns to Harvard's Dillon Field House today at 12:15 p.m.

October 28, 2009
Harvard Looks To Remain Unbeaten In Ivy Play Against Revamped Dartmouth Saturday at The Stadium
Harvard completes a three-game home stand at Harvard Stadium this weekend as the Crimson welcomes Dartmouth for a noon kickoff.

October 27, 2009
Tim Murphy Quotes From Ivy Football Teleconference
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, recently took part in the Ivy League's weekly teleconference. Below are his quotes from the event.

October 25, 2009
Senior Stories: Football's Derrick Barker
Preseason All-American cornerback Derrick Barker is a three-year starter for the Crimson. Exceptionally athletic, Derrick is also a talker and sat down with us to discuss all things Harvard … and Atlanta.

October 25, 2009
Feature: Football's Matt Luft
Matt Luft, one of the best wide receivers ever to take the field for the Crimson, is back for his senior year. The California native enters Saturday’s game with 125 career receptions and averages 16.3 yards per catch.

October 24, 2009
Crimson Renews Rivalry with Princeton Saturday at Harvard Stadium
Harvard continues a three-game home stand at Harvard Stadium this weeked as the Crimson welcomes Princeton for a noon kickoff.

October 24, 2009
Crimson Cruises in 37-3 Win Over Princeton
The Harvard football team improved its conference record to 3-0 with a 37-3 win over Princeton on Saturday afternoon at Harvard Stadium. The Crimson remains atop the league standings and improves its overall record to 4-2 on the year, while the Tigers fall to 1-5 overall and remain winless in league action at 0-3.

October 20, 2009
Tim Murphy Quotes From Ivy Football Teleconference
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, recently took part in the Ivy League's weekly teleconference. Below are his quotes from the event.

October 18, 2009
Feature: Football's Ryan Burkhead
Success follows wherever Ryan Burkhead leads. Burkhead and football were introduced to each other when he was only eight years old...

October 18, 2009
Senior Stories: Football's Conor Murphy
“Conor played in the shadow of some outstanding linebackers for much of his career, but his leadership and production as a senior has been exceptional,” states Tim Murphy...

October 17, 2009
Miscues Hurt Crimson In 35-18 Setback To Lafayette
First half miscues doomed the Harvard football team as Lafayette downed the Crimson, 35-18, Saturday afternoon at Harvard Stadium.

October 16, 2009
Harvard Hosts Lafayette Saturday On Cambridge Day
After playing three of its first four games on the road, Harvard returns to The Stadium this week to play Lafayette in the first of three-straight home games.

October 13, 2009
Tim Murphy Quotes From Ivy Football Teleconference
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, recently took part in the Ivy League's weekly teleconference. Below are his quotes from the event.

October 12, 2009
Scales Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Harvard freshman running back Treavor Scales has been named as the Ivy League Rookie of the Week in an announcement from the league office Monday afternoon.

October 10, 2009
Harvard Runs Past Cornell With Four Rushing TDs, 28-10
In a battle of Ivy League unbeatens, freshman defensive back Brian Owusu picked off two passes and freshman running back Treavor Scales scored two touchdowns as Harvard downed Cornell, 28-10, Saturday in Ithaca, N.Y.

October 9, 2009
Football Travels To Cornell In Battle Of Ivy League Unbeatens
Harvard returns to the road for a second consecutive week with a game against fellow Ivy League unbeaten Cornell at Schoelkopf Field in Ithaca, N.Y.

October 6, 2009
Tim Murphy Quotes From Ivy Football Teleconference
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, recently took part in the Ivy League's weekly teleconference. Below are his quotes from the event...

October 3, 2009
Ho Churns Out 132 Yards; Defense Drubs Lehigh, 28-14
Cheng Ho ran for 132 yards on 21 carries (6.3 ypc) and scored two touchdowns Saturday, and Harvard forced five turnovers as the Crimson toppled Lehigh, 28-14 at Goodman Stadium. The victory was Harvard's 800th all-time - ninth-highest in all of Division I.

October 2, 2009
Football Travels To Lehigh For Saturday Showdown
Harvard takes to the road for the first of two straight away from Harvard Stadium as the Crimson battles the Lehigh Mountain Hawks on Oct. 3 at Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem, Pa.

September 30, 2009
Collier Winters Earns New England Football Writers Gold Helmet Award
Harvard junior quarterback Collier Winters has been awarded the New England Football Writers Gold Helmet Award, presented by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston. Earlier in the week, Winters received the Ivy League’s Offensive Player of the Week award.

September 29, 2009
Waking Up "For the Kids"
Three Harvard football players spent the summer participating in the Cambridge Youth Enrichment Program (CYEP), working as counselors at a local Cambridge school.

September 29, 2009
Tim Murphy Quotes From Ivy Football Teleconference
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, recently took part in the Ivy League's weekly teleconference. Below are his quotes from the event.

September 28, 2009
Winters Named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week
Harvard junior quarterback Collier Winters has been named the Ivy League’s Offensive Player of the Week in an announcement from the league office Monday morning.

September 27, 2009
Senior Stories: Football's Cheng Ho
Cheng Ho’s personal story is a remarkable one and has been well-covered by national media. A native of Taiwan, Cheng has embraced American football, rising to All-Ivy League status. Along the way, he has embraced his Harvard experience

September 26, 2009
Feature: Football's James Williams
This year the Crimson features one of the nation’s premier, albeit most underrated linemen, on the gridiron. Senior offensive tackle, James Williams will be leading the offensive charge

September 25, 2009
Harvard, James Williams Profiled Throughout The Day, Friday, On Bloomberg News
Bloomberg News is live on location at Harvard Stadium throughout the day Friday in a preview of the Crimson’s Ivy League-opening game against the Brown Bears.

September 25, 2009
Harvard Offers Free Football Tickets To Kids
Beginning Sept. 25 at the home opener and continuing through the rest of the season, all Harvard football games played at Harvard Stadium will be free to children 12 and under.

September 25, 2009
James Williams Featured By Bloomberg News
James Williams, like most all-star college football players, says he knows he has a bright future. As a Harvard University student, he thought it would be in law school, not the National Football League.

September 25, 2009
Lin, Casey Earn Preseason Honors
The Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook has tabbed two Harvard players to its Preseason honors list.

September 23, 2009
Defending Ivy League Champions Meet Friday Night at Harvard Stadium
Harvard football, now in its 136th season, plays its first home game tonight against the Brown Bears in an Ivy League tilt between the reigning co-Ivy League champions. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

September 22, 2009
Tim Murphy Quotes From Ivy Football Teleconference
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, recently took part in the Ivy League's weekly teleconference. Below are his quotes from the event.

September 19, 2009
Top 25 Showdown Starts 136th Football Season Today
Harvard opens its 136th season Saturday afternoon with a stern test in a battle of Top 25 teams as the Crimson visits Holy Cross at Fitton Field in Worcester, Mass.

September 19, 2009
No. 23 Holy Cross Survives No. 25 Harvard, 27-20
In a battle of Top 25 teams at Fitton Field Saturday, 23rd-ranked Holy Cross outlasted No. 25 Harvard by a score of 27-20 as the Crusaders forced a late fumble to seal victory.

September 17, 2009
Birk among three active NFL players to posthumously donate brains to concussion research
Center Matt Birk of the Baltimore Ravens, linebacker Lofa Tatupu (a former USC standout) of the Seattle Seahawks and receiver Sean Morey of the Arizona Cardinals announced Monday...

September 15, 2009
Tim Murphy Quotes From Ivy Football Teleconference
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, recently took part in the Ivy League's weekly teleconference. Below are his quotes from the event...

September 8, 2009
Desmond Bryant Makes Oakland Raiders' 53-Man Roster
Harvard graduate Desmond Bryant ’09 has made the final roster as a defensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders. The team made its final cuts over the weekend and Bryant is one of three tackles listed on the roster.

August 27, 2009
Harvard Ranked In All Three Major Preseason Polls
The Harvard football team is ranked in all three major preseason polls. The last of the preseason prognostications came out Wednesday evening with the team being ranked 23rd by The Sports Network.

August 26, 2009
U.S. Senator & Football Letterwinner Edward Kennedy Passes
U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy, Harvard Class of 1955 and a football letterwinner, a towering figure in the Democratic Party who took the helm of one of America's most fabled political families after two older brothers were assassinated, died at age 77, his family said.

August 25, 2009
Trio Named Preseason All-America By College Sporting News
Harvard was tabbed with three more preseason All-American designations as the last of the prognosticators chime in before the start of the 2009 campaign. This time it was the College Sporting News who dubbed James Williams, Matt Luft and Alex Spisak among the nation’s top players.

August 19, 2009
Season Preview: Football Looks For Third-Straight Ivy Championship
Now entering its 136th season of football, Harvard looks to put an exclamation point on a decade that has seen the Crimson dominate. Under the tutelage of Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Head Coach for Harvard Football, the Crimson has posted a national-best 69-20 record

August 17, 2009
2009 Harvard Football Media Guide Available
The 2009 Harvard football media guide is now available online here at GoCrimson.com.

August 11, 2009
Search For Three-Peat: Harvard Named Ivy League Favorite at Media Day
Looking to win its third-straight Ivy League championship in 2009, Harvard was voted as the league favorite in the 2009 Ivy League preseason media poll, released Tuesday as part of the league's annual football media day...

July 24, 2009
Harvard Football Volunteers With AccesSportAmerica
Harvard football players took to the river last weekend with a volunteer effort in conjunction with AccesSportAmerica, a national non-profit organization that inspires higher function and fitness for children and adults living with disabilities through...

July 17, 2009
Hanson Becomes Fourth Preseason All-American; Nine Named All-Ivy
Harvard sophomore cornerback Matthew Hanson highlights a list of nine Crimson football players who are recognized in the 2009 Phil Steele’s Football Preview Magazine. Hanson was named to the All-America Second Team in the publication while Harvard was ranked 23rd nationally.

July 9, 2009
Williams Named First Team Preseason All-America by Sports Network
Harvard senior offensive tackle James Williams has been named to The Sports Network’s 2009 Preseason All-America First Team in an announcement made Thursday afternoon.

June 30, 2009
Go Time: GoCrimson Redesign Launches July 1
The Harvard University Department of Athletics is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned official athletics' website, GoCrimson.com.

June 23, 2009
Eric LaHaie '02 Wins One Of World's Toughest Endurance Competitions
Former Harvard football player and All-Ivy League safety Eric LaHaie '02 won the Gobi March 2009, named by Time Magazine as one of the Top 10 Endurance Competitions in the World...

June 22, 2009
O'Hagan Drafted By UFL's San Francisco Club
Former Harvard quarterback Liam O'Hagan '09 has been drafted by San Francisco in the inaugural UFL...