For hundreds of thousands of alumni and fans, the annual clash between Harvard and Yale inspires a sense of nostalgia and pride unequaled anywhere in sports. For much of the year, Ivy League football is overshadowed by powerhouse programs such as USC and Oklahoma. But not on the third Saturday of November, when all eyes turn to New England for the legendary battle between the Crimson and the Blue.
"The Only Game That Matters" takes readers through an entire Ivy League season, interweaving the modern-day Harvard/Yale experience with great stories of classic games past. As Corbett and Simpson trace this venerable battle from its inception, the anatomy of a rivalry emerges. Culminating in a typically thrilling version of The Game, "The Only Game That Matters" explores what makes this 130-year-old rivalry so revered, so beloved, and so pivotal in college football history.
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