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Harvard defeats Yale for eighth time in a row
Harvard defeats Yale for eighth time in a row

The 131st edition of The Game will be remembered by The Finish. Conner Hempel threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Fischer with 55 seconds to play and Harvard beat Yale 31-24 to capture the Ivy League title outright after blowing a 17-point, fourth-quarter lead on Saturday. Harvard won for the eighth straight year over their longtime rivals, the first time either school has won eight consecutive games in the series since the 1880s. But it ended with a wild final quarter. “I've been involved in 21 of these and you think you've seen it all and then you haven't,” Harvard coach Tim Murphy said after his team beat Yale for the 13th time in 14 years. ...

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