NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — For the second straight year, Yale's crew team appeared to defeat rival Harvard in the 151st regatta, but the victory may not be so clear-cut.
Rough conditions on Connecticut's Thames River on Sunday wreaked havoc on the nation's oldest collegiate sporting event.
For the first time a boat was unable to finish because it had sunk.
Yale jumped out to an early lead before the Harvard crew's boat took on water and had to stop racing about 3 minutes into the four-mile race. Harvard rowers had to be rescued. No one was injured.
The Harford Courant reports several hours after the race was over officials declared it a no contest. The newspaper reports it's possible the race could be held again, but Yale doubts that will happen.
This story has been corrected to say Yale 'appeared' to win. Several hours after the race was over officials declared it a no contest.