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 Encyclopedia: The Game (college football)
The Game (always capitalized) is a title used to describe several college football rivalry games, but most particularly the annual game in November at the end of the schools' football season, between the Harvard University "Crimson" and the Yale University "Bulldogs" or "Elis", currently alternating between Harvard Stadium and the Yale Bowl.
Harvard Stadium is a football stadium in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.
The 2005 Game was one of the most dramatic wins in the history of The Game.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/The-Game-(college-football)   (2194 words)

  
 ncaafootball
Clifton Dawson scored from two yards out in the third overtime as Harvard beat Yale 30-24 Saturday, winning an unprecedented fifth consecutive game in the series known simply as The Game.
NCAA Football Insider will highlight the previous week and take a look ahead at some of the exciting upcoming match-ups.
NCAA Football and the American Football Coaches Association are proud to offer, NCAA Football Insider.
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 Please title this page. (HISTORYOFFOOTBALL.html)
In 1876 Yale, Princeton, Harvard, and Columbia established the Intercollegiate Football Association, which set the size of the field at 140 by 70 yards and the number of players on a team at 15.
Organized football began earlier in high schools than in colleges, with games on the Boston Common starting in about 1860.
In 1871 Harvard students began playing the so-called "Boston Game," which included elements of rugby (the player could pick up the ball and, if pursued, run with it) and soccer (kicking a round ball was still essential).
members.aol.com /Lrtrack/HISTORYOFFOOTBALL.html   (323 words)

  
 Amer. Landscape and Arch. Design: Harvard Bldgs
Between 1876 and 1900, Harvard only won two other football games that they played against Yale.
In 1875 they played Yale for the first time and won (by this time playing the game that eventually evolved into American football).
The Harvard Stadium, designed by Charles McKim and George Bruno de Gersdorff, was erected in 1902-03, across the Charles River on Soldier's Field Road.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/award97/mhsdhtml/harvardbldgs.html   (2274 words)

  
 Nationally-Ranked Colgate, Fordham And Lehigh Gain Non-League Football Victories :: PL Teams Split Six Cross-Over Games Against The Ivy League
Colgate, Fordham and Lehigh, the top three teams in the Patriot League standings and all ranked among the Top 25 nationally, all gained victories Saturday as PL teams won three of seven non-League games, including a 3-3 record against Ivy League opponents.
Other final scores against the Ivy League Saturday included Bucknell's (2-1, 0-0 PL) 21-19 loss at Cornell, Harvard's 43-23 triumph at Holy Cross (1-2, 1-1 PL) and Yale scoring the most point ever allowed by Towson (2-2, 1-0 PL) in a 62-28 win over the visiting Tigers.
The victory was the Mountain Hawks' seventh straight against Princeton since 1996 and their 18th in 19 games against Ivy League opponents since 1997.
patriotleague.collegesports.com /sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/092103aab.html   (1405 words)

  
 USA - An Overview of American Soccer History
The league even used The American League of Professional Football had six teams from major Northeastern cities, and made its 1894 debut with much fanfare, but attendance was low after the first week, partially to the scheduling of too many weekday games, and some managers used less than ethical measures to procure overseas players.
Soccer was also taken up at this time by Yale, Columbia and Cornell, and reintroduced to Harvard in 1871 in a hybrid form known as the Boston Game, a version which also allowed the throwing and carrying of the ball.
This game used the London Football Association's 1863 rules which called for, among other things, 25 players, a field 110 meters x 70 meters, a 24 foot wide goal, movement of the ball allowed with all parts of the body (including hands, ball could be batted or held, but not carried or thrown).
www.rsssf.com /usadave/am-soc-overview.html   (1405 words)

  
 ESPN.com - NCF - Yale to limit drinking, tailgating for Harvard game
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Yale is banning drinking games from this year's football game against Harvard and will shut down all tailgate parties after halftime, a move some alumni say could put a damper on one of college football's oldest and most storied rivalries.
Cheerleader Hunter Maats tries to retrieve the Harvard flag stolen by Yale student during the 2003 game.
For alumni, the biggest change will be the early closing time for tailgate parties, said Patrick Ruwe, a 1983 graduate and the president of the Yale Football Association Board.
sports.espn.go.com /ncf/news/story?id=2205570   (566 words)

  
 ESPN.com - NCF - Yale to limit drinking, tailgating for Harvard game
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Yale is banning drinking games from this year's football game against Harvard and will shut down all tailgate parties after halftime, a move some alumni say could put a damper on one of college football's oldest and most storied rivalries.
Cheerleader Hunter Maats tries to retrieve the Harvard flag stolen by Yale student during the 2003 game.
For alumni, the biggest change will be the early closing time for tailgate parties, said Patrick Ruwe, a 1983 graduate and the president of the Yale Football Association Board.
sports.espn.go.com /ncf/news/story?id=2205570   (573 words)

  
 yaledailynews.com - Battle of the Mascots: Handsome Dan vs. John Harvard
Today, Handsome Dan XV, who has represented Yale since October 1996, makes appearances at many important Yale athletic events, especially football games.
Yale's mascot, a bulldog named Dan, was established in 1889, when Andrew B. Graves (class of 1892) bought a bulldog from a New Haven blacksmith and donated him to the University.
Students dubbed him the "Yale mascot," but later that year he became known as Handsome Dan and was established as Yale's official mascot.
www.yaledailynews.com /article.asp?AID=2919   (759 words)

  
 Handsome Dan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nevertheless, he had to retire after only two games due to intense discomfort with public appearances.
At his first Harvard-Yale Game in 2005, Handsome Dan XVI was briefly stolen by a pair of Harvard undergraduates.
Handsome Dan VIII, however, was owned by assistant football manager Tom Shutt, ushering in a new era of family membership for the office-holder.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Handsome_Dan   (1088 words)

  
 Yale Herald Online
He began his Yale career in 1959, and at the end of the first five football games was the only undefeated, untied, and unscored upon mascot in the nation.
You will all see Handsome Dan XVI marching down the sidelines at Yale games.
Handsome Dan the first was taken to every football and baseball game and led across the field.
www.yaleherald.com /archive/frosh/1997/frosh97/dan.html   (856 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / Local / Conn. / Continuing 116-year-old tradition, Yale taps new 'Handsome' bulldog
In 1934, Handsome Dan II was stolen by Harvard pranksters and was photographed licking at the feet of the John Harvard statue just before the annual Yale-Harvard football game.
Yale officials say a Handsome Dan has accompanied SEC Chairman William H. Donaldson on the sidelines at football games, greeted New York Gov. George Pataki and presided over every graduation for decades.
One performed for President George H.W. Bush, a Yale alum, playing dead at the question, "Would you rather go to Harvard or die?"
www.boston.com /news/local/connecticut/articles/2005/04/26/contuing_116_year_old_tradition_yale_taps_new_handsome_bulldog   (558 words)

  
 Saybrook College -
Both male and female college residents strip down to their underwear (some brave seniors remove all their clothing during "The Game" against Harvard) to accompaniment by the Yale Precision Marching Band, which formerly played The Stripper or Sweet Child o' Mine but now chooses different tunes from game to game.
Saybrook students are known on campus for "the Saybrook Strip," a ritual performed during football games when one minute is left at the third quarter.
Saybrook College is one of the 12 residential colleges at Yale University.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Saybrook_College   (235 words)

  
 Saybrook College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saybrook students are known on campus for "the Saybrook Strip," a ritual performed during football games when one minute is left at the third quarter.
Both male and female college residents strip down to their underwear (some brave seniors remove all their clothing during "The Game" against Harvard) to accompaniment by the Yale Precision Marching Band, which formerly played The Stripper or Sweet Child o' Mine but now chooses different tunes from game to game.
Saybrook College is one of the 12 residential colleges at Yale University.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saybrook_College   (194 words)

  
 ESPN.com - NCF - Yale to limit drinking, tailgating for Harvard game
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Yale is banning drinking games from this year's football game against Harvard and will shut down all tailgate parties after halftime, a move some alumni say could put a damper on one of college football's oldest and most storied rivalries.
The rules to discourage binge drinking at the Yale Bowl will take effect Nov. 5, when Yale faces Brown, but they are clearly aimed at the most raucous event of the season: the Nov. 19 Harvard-Yale game.
Among other things, drinking games will be banned along with related paraphernalia, such as the tables used to play beer pong.
sports.espn.go.com /ncf/news/story?id=2205570   (570 words)

  
 Football (College) -- Special Collections -- Reggie Brown Notebooks
The notebook includes newspaper features and game stories, as well as much manuscript material (game diagrams, play-by-play accounts, play diagrams and descriptions, and the like) on the Penn and Yale games.
A scouting notebook on Harvard varsity football opponents for 1914, mostly in the form of reports submitted to Brown or head coach Percy Haughton.
The notebook covers the 1904 Harvard University varsity football season, mostly through newspaper stories and handwritten notes on practices.
www.sports.nd.edu /Football/fbbrown.html   (553 words)

  
 The Harvard Crimson :: News :: Athletes Learn to Smile For Television Cameras
The events televised have included The Game against the Yale football team and an ECAC men's hockey game.
Another hockey game will be televised Saturday, and there are plans to show several men's basketball games and one women's hockey game.
While Harvard sports have been televised in the past, Patricia W. Henry, senior associate director of athletics, said that Harvard has received more TV attention this year largely because of changes in the nature of television.
www.thecrimson.com /article.aspx?ref=237063   (559 words)

  
 Pro Football Info -Your Daily Fix - News & Notes: 05/30/2004 - 06/05/2004
Although the Boston Game can't be placed any higher on football's evolutionary ladder, it seems fair to say that the Oneidas themselves exerted an important influence on the eventual course of American football, particularly because several of the boys grew up and took their game with them to Harvard.
The Boston Game, developed by the Oneidas, was favored by the Crimson for its class games.
And, it was the Crimson's preference for the Boston Game that proved the key in turning America away from soccer.
www.profootballinfo.com /2004_05_30_archive.html   (13166 words)

  
 Princeton Football To Appear Twice On YES Network In 2004 :: Full 2004 YES schedule available here.
The YES Network and the Ivy League today announced the schedule of six Ivy football games that will air on the network for the 2004 season.
This game was televised last season and proved to be one of the most exciting games of the season, as Yale rallied for a 27-24 win in double overtime.
One of the most entertaining YES games of 2003 was Columbia's 16-13 upset of Harvard in New York City.
goprincetontigers.cstv.com /sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/071604aaa.html   (643 words)

  
 Football (College) -- Special Collections -- Reggie Brown Notebooks
On 1r, Brown has inscribed: "Football - / Harvard - 1905 - Chronologically / Newspaper Accts of / - Mainly Practises, Games, +c / RBs chart and plays of Penn and Yale games".
Documents relate exclusively to the 1928 Boston University varsity football team, of which Reggie Brown was head coach.
Contains two articles written by Brown for the Boston Evening Transcript, and a list of officiating errors for the Brown-Colgate game of 26 November 1925.
www.nd.edu /~joycecol/Football/fbbrown.html   (643 words)

  
 ESPN.com - NCF - Yale to limit drinking, tailgating for Harvard game
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Yale is banning drinking games from this year's football game against Harvard and will shut down all tailgate parties after halftime, a move some alumni say could put a damper on one of college football's oldest and most storied rivalries.
Cheerleader Hunter Maats tries to retrieve the Harvard flag stolen by Yale student during the 2003 game.
Updated: Oct. 27, 2005, 4:45 PM ET Yale to limit drinking, tailgating for Harvard game
sports.espn.go.com /ncf/news/story?id=2205570   (568 words)

  
 ESPN.com - NCF - Yale to limit drinking, tailgating for Harvard game
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Yale is banning drinking games from this year's football game against Harvard and will shut down all tailgate parties after halftime, a move some alumni say could put a damper on one of college football's oldest and most storied rivalries.
Updated: Oct. 27, 2005, 4:45 PM ET Yale to limit drinking, tailgating for Harvard game
The Ivy League contest, known simply as "The Game," dates to 1875 and draws nearly as many fans outside the stadium as inside.
sports.espn.go.com /ncf/news/story?id=2205570   (568 words)

  
 A Historical Overview of American Soccer History
Soccer was also taken up at this time by Yale, Columbia and Cornell, and reintroduced to Harvard in 1871 in a hybrid form known as the Boston Game, a version that also allowed the throwing and carrying of the ball.
The Oneida soccer club, formed in Boston in 1862 is often cited as the first soccer club to consist of a regular roster of players, as opposed to the pick-up games commonly played at the time.
Soccer was relatively inexpensive as well as democratic -- it did not require specialists, tall players or behemoths as many of the other sorts did, and youth soccer did not have the overly competitive stigma and the political mudslinging that was plaguing Little League baseball and Pop Warner football.
www.4specialtygifts.com /soccerhistory.html   (568 words)

  
 USA Soccer-The Gregg Family History Project
Soccer was also taken up at this time by Yale, Columbia and Cornell, and reintroduced to Harvard in 1871 in a hybrid form known as the Boston Game, a version which also allowed the throwing and carrying of the ball.
The Oneida soccer club, formed in Boston in 1862 is often cited as the first soccer club to consist of a regular roster of players, as opposed to the pick-up games commonly played at the time.
Soccer was relatively inexpensive as well as democratic -- it did not require specialists, tall players or behemoths as many of the other sorts did, and youth soccer did not have the overly competitive stigma and the political mudslinging that was plaguing Little League baseball and Pop Warner football.
www.gregg1.freeserve.co.uk /usasoccer.htm   (13479 words)

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