Nov 18, 2022 - Sports

"Yuck Fale" returns to Allston

Harvard Crimson safety James Herring celebraters a turnover against Ivy League rival Penn last season. Photo: Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

One of the country's oldest sports rivalries is back tomorrow as the Harvard Crimson take on the Yale Bulldogs at Harvard Stadium.

What's happening: The 138th meeting between the bitter enemies will kick off at 12pm.

  • If Harvard wins, and Penn beats Princeton later in the day, it'll put the Crimson in a four-way tie for the Ivy League Championship.
  • Harvard undergrads are already using "The Game" as an excuse to party this weekend, as is tradition probably dating back to the Puritans.

Flashback: Harvard beat Yale in a close 34-31 game last year in New Haven thanks to a 12-yard touchdown pass in the last 30 seconds of the fourth quarter.

  • Because of construction, an appearance at Fenway Park and games hosted in New Haven, this will be the first meeting of the two teams at Allston's Harvard Stadium since 2016.
  • That was so long ago, part of the terrific coverage in The Crimson (the newspaper) this time around includes a look at what it's actually like when the campus hosts the game.

Where to watch: The game will be on ESPNU, WRCA 1330 AM, 106.1 FM, 92.9 FM-HD2 and streaming on ESPN.

You can find tickets from re-sellers for between $140 and $300. But if you're interested in Harvard or Yale, you can probably afford it.


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