Bowl season begins with Army and Navy in Philadelphia
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AFAN: Air Force, Army, Navy newsletter on Army-Navy Game

Photo: The 116th Army-Navy Game is Saturday in Philadelphia

Various media outlets repeated the same omission on Sunday afternoon they make every year once the college football bowl matchups were announced.

They left out what should be considered the kickoff game to the bowl season: The Army-Navy Game. This year’s 116th edition is Saturday in Philadelphia. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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