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Loren Amor

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Commencement 2010

PARTING SHOT: Sports Writer Learns Lessons on Writing, History, Friendship

It’s hard for me to pinpoint the exact moment when writing sports for The Crimson no longer had anything to do with sports. Maybe it never did.

Swinging Sam

Baseball Faces Must-Win this Weekend

Weekend after weekend, spit after split, I’ve harped the Harvard baseball team’s need to do better than 2-2 if it wants to make it to the Ivy League Championship series.


Around The Diamond: Baseball Season Enters Home Stretch

In the cruel world that is the Ivy League baseball schedule, the winds of fortune are unpredictable. One weekend set of doubleheaders can turn a last-place loser into a contender, while at the same time derailing a promising championship run with ruthless efficiency.

Harvard Baseball vs. Penn  (Apr. 11, 2010)

Harvard Baseball vs. Penn (Apr. 11, 2010)

Come Zail Away

Baseball Around the Ivies, First Edition

Thankfully it’s April, and baseball is back. With spring trainining over, the Major Leagues have kicked off the regular season and all is right with the world. The Harvard baseball team has also been back in action, and with the first weekend of Ivy play under its belt, the Crimson finds itself in an unfamiliar place (at least in the last few years): first.

It's Albright

Bats Quiet As Harvard Splits Doubleheader

In Game 1, defensive lapses and an anemic offensive showing squandered a stellar outing by sophomore pitcher Conner Hulse in a 1-0 Harvard loss to the Sacred Heart Pioneers on Saturday. The Crimson rebounded in the nightcap, riding a home run by junior captain Tyler Albright and a sixth-inning rally to a 3-2 victory.

Live by the Three
Men's Basketball

Harvard Athletes Talk Cornell

If you’re a sports fan and you haven’t been living under a rock without Wi-Fi, you know by now that ...

Not your average Joe
Supplement Stories

For the Love of the Game

Harvard Coach Joe Walsh shares some of the experiences that have gotten him to where he is today.

Harvard Women's Hockey vs. Clarkson (Nov. 6, 2009)
Women's Ice Hockey

Ryabkina’s Goal Enough For Beanpot Title

Sometimes all it takes is one. Ask Liza Ryabkina.


Q&A With Peter Gammons

It’s a rare opportunity for fans of America’s pastime to pick the brain of one of the great baseball storytellers of the 20th Century, but that’s exactly what a captivated crowd at the First Church of Cambridge Congregational’s Lindsay Chapel had the opportunity to do last Thursday when Hall of Fame sports writer Peter Gammons came to speak.

Bell of the ball
Women's Ice Hockey

Bellamy Shines as Harvard Bests Dartmouth

After mixed results in her first five appearances, freshman goalkeeper Laura Bellamy steadied herself just in time for a barrage of Dartmouth shots on Friday in Hanover, N.H., making 37 saves in a 4-1 Crimson win.

On Campus

Gammons Recounts Sports Journalism Career

Longtime sports journalist Peter Gammons recounted stories from his four decades of covering baseball and the Red Sox, touching on topics ranging from journalistic ethics to steroids use.

Manifest Kess-tiny

A Tribute to Christina Kessler: Top Five Moments of a Harvard Hockey Great

As a tribute to the decorated netminder, let's look back on the top five moments of Kessler’s career.

I've Got Jills
Women's Ice Hockey

Harvard Stumbles After Month-Long Layoff

This weekend, the Crimson took the ice for the first time since Dec. 8, once again scuffling out of the gate with a 3-3 tie against Princeton (9-9-3, 7-4-3) on Friday and a 1-0 loss yesterday to Quinnipiac (9-7-6, 6-3-5).


Loss Reveals Crimson's Weaknesses

With time to spare, I reflected on the game we had just watched—the Harvard men’s basketball team’s 86-70 loss to No. 13 Georgetown—and two moments from the contest remained particularly clear in my mind.