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Leading the St. Louis Cardinals

Editor’s note: As evidenced by the popularity of the Business of Sports Club and the intense competition surrounding the SA Cup, many HBS students are passionate about sports. Few HBS grads have had more recent success working in sports management than 1995 HBS graduate William DeWitt III. Not long after graduating from HBS, DeWitt joined…

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HBS Rugby Dominates the Competition

Ask anyone in Austin, Texas what Harvard Business School is famous for, and you’re likely to get a variety of responses. Capitalism.  Educating leaders of Fortune 500 companies.  Country club lifestyles and wine & cheese parties. But after this past weekend, those same Austinites would undoubtedly answer that in addition to being the world’s best…

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Josh Chuang Repeats as HBS Ping Pong Champion

This year’s HBS Ping Pong Tournament drew 84 players from the RC and EC classes.  Of those 84, only Josh Chuang (OA) remained standing at the end of the day. Chuang, the winner of last year’s tournament, defeated eight consecutive opponents to capture the title for the second consecutive year.  Using a combination a nasty…

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“We Said, They Said”

“We Said, They Said” is a monthly feature in which Harvard and Wharton MBA students take opposing positions on a topic relevant to both schools. The views expressed are those of the writers only and are not meant to reflect the general views of either student body. The Boston Celtic’s Larry Bird and the Philadelphia…

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2011 HBS Flag Football Playoff Preview

After an intense 5-game regular season replica watches, the IM Flag Football playoffs are finally here!  Which sections have the firepower to win the first major sporting event of this year’s SA Cup?  RC Teams:  NA (Regular Season 4-1, odds to win 12.5-to-1):  The Panda Express is anchored by the league’s number one defensive unit,…

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HBS Rugby Posts Two Shutouts in a Row, Hosts Old Boys Reunion Weekend October 28-30, 2011

In back-to-back recent weekends, the HBS rugby team was canvassing the greater New England area, putting on rugby clinics for opposing teams.  In systematic fashion, the team posted shutout victories in Rutland, Vermont over their men’s team and in Montreal, Canada over the McGill University MBA team. The Rutland match was hard-fought from the beginning,…

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Faculty Soccer Team 1 – EC Men’s Soccer Team 0

Last Monday, Harvard’s Ohiri Field was host to the HBS Faculty-EC student soccer classic.  Looking to build on a quarterfinal finish in last fall’s Yale cup and a second place finish in group play in the Texas MBA Soccer Tournament last winter, the HBS EC Soccer team entered this fall with high expectations for the…

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Boston Marathon 2011: A Celebration of What We have been Given

For many, including myself, the idea of running a Boston marathon, heck any marathon, was a far off dream.  Even if you are fortunate enough to secure a bib for the race, you face a struggle with a Boston winter training regimen and one of the more difficult marathon courses around.  In total, we had…

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Episode 8: MARATHON MONDAY!!

  Hi Friends, well we made it replica watches uk!  Yesterday was the 115th Boston Marathon and it was a great day!  Thank you to each and every one of you for your support and encouragement, it meant a lot to me that so many of you were interested in my progress and journey.  I’m…

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Episode 6: In the Long Run

Hi Friends, before I launch into the latest on my running adventure, I need to tell you all how grateful I am for your support!  At the writing of this article, we have raised over 25% of the $10K target.  Thank you, I’m grateful for your help.  (Check out //rundfmc.org/2011/zackj for the latest update and…

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Spring Break at Sea

New C Takes 1st Annual HBS Sailing Cup Sun, fun, and relaxation in foreign lands: necessary but not sufficient components of an epic spring break for 19 mariners from HBS.  For these hardy souls, the week would not be complete without braving the unforgiving sea, the relentless discipline of an Ahab-like instructor, and several multiple…

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IM Sports–Basketball

Wolfpack Knocks Off Top-Seeded ND When I first saw NF (2-1) shooting around before the game and watched as Coach Wu paced the sideline nervously, I couldn’t help but ask him what his game plan against ND (2-1) was. After all, ND was the top seeded team and they had, up until this point, completely…

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Annual McArthur Cup is hosted by HBS hockey teams

On March 26 and 27, HBS hosted the annual McArthur Cup on campus. Though finishing a disappointing 2nd to Babson, victory was achieved at the bars. On March 25th and 26th, HBS hosted a hockey tournament for MBA programs and other professional schools in the Boston area.  Attendees included Babson MBA, Tuck MBA, Wharton MBA,…

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IM Soccer – Emus Repeat as Champions for ECs

In the EC IM Soccer Championship, Old E beat Old B in a thriller to repeat as champions. Earlier in the RC Championship undefeated New B overcame a tough Section New F squad to claim RC glory.  These two heavy weights will now face off in the school-wide championship. EC Championship: With crowds of fans…

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Episode 4, Go Slow to Go Fast!

Hi Friends, I hope you all enjoyed spring break as much as I did!  My family and I spend 6 wonderful days in sunny San Diego!  Between trips to the beach and the pool, I was thrilled to get some great runs in.  After nearly killing myself with the 14 mile run, I decided that…

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Section A issues Warning to Rest of League

Heading into the playoffs this week, Section A has established its strength in the league across both the EC and RC groups. Here are some insights into the Section A secret sauce, and a word of warning for the rest of the league… New A: New Section A is looking to continue its athletic consistency…

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New B defeats New F To Takes Home RC Championship

This week featured the RC IM Soccer Championship game where Section New B overcame a tough Section New F squad to claim RC glory and advance to the schoolwide final where they will face the winner of the matchup between Old E and Old B. In a hard fought battle on Tuesday, March 22 on…

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Balls of Fury

Over 100 students descend on Shad to fight it out for the undisputed title of HBS Ping Pong Champion The tournament had its genesis a couple of months ago when I had a 30 second conversation with Luke Owings (who is running the SA Cup) after class one day. Or perhaps it was during class….

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IM Soccer League Update

As we near the end of the regular season, here are some remarks from just a few of the squads who have emerged as strong late-season contenders… New H: What else can be said about the New H soccer team except that we are undefeated thus far? Will your team be the one to break…

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Episode 3 – Thank you!

Thank you, I never would have made it without you.  So last Saturday I ran, walked and shuffled 14 miles. Applying the lessons learned from my previous long run (when I became so dehydrated and exhausted that I got lost), I started my day with a nice hearty breakfast and plenty of water.  It looked…

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HBS Soccer Club Strong Showing In Austin

“As Co-Captain, I would actually like to tip my hat to the Co-Captains of the Club for our fine leadership in Austin.” The HBS Soccer Club looked to continue its successful run from last fall into the spring this past month as it journeyed to Austin, TX for the annual Texas MBA Soccer Classic, the…

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IM Soccer League Update

IM Soccer League Heating Up As the IM soccer league begins to heat up, a number of teams remain in early contention. Here is a mid-season look at a few sections who are already planning for playoff glory: Old E (defending champions) How do you top an undefeated RC season, culminated by a 5-3 victory…

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Marathon Training Week 2

Week 2: Zack’s chronicle of his training and transformation as he prepares for the 2011 Boston Marathon. Saturday, February 19th.  The weather had been warm for the last couple of days so I ventured a nice long outdoor run. According to the beginners Marathon training schedule, I should be up to about 12 miles with…

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Player Profile – Matt Rooney (HES)

Position Flanker, Alumni Chair, Social Director, understudy of Sir Double B Hometown The land down under, not hell where I belong, but Sydney, Australia When did you start playing rugby? At age 11 in school, but then went over to the dark side playing Aussie Rules Football (I am not going to try explain the…

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A Transformational Experience

Zack Zackrison will be chronicling his training and transformation as he prepares for the 2011 Boston Marathon. Hi Friends, my name is Zack Zackrison.  I’m an EC enjoying my second year and searching frantically for a job.  And yet, somehow last year I thought, wouldn’t it be cool to run the Boston Marathon?  So now,…

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