How Army can catch up to Navy and Air Force
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How Army can catch up to Navy and Air Force

AFAN: Air Force, Army, Navy newsletter on Army falling behind in service academy football

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Army football’s steep tumble falling behind Navy and Air Force painfully includes a 14-game losing streak to the Midshipmen, but the holes to be filled have been obvious nearly 20 years.

Since 1996, the last time the Black Knights won the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, Navy and Air Force have each won the service academy round-robin title 10 times. Air Force is 18-2 against Army in that time period and Navy 17-2 with the 20th meeting in the 117th Army-Navy Game Saturday in Baltimore.   ... 



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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, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, 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.

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