Navy enjoying success on field and the screen
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Navy enjoying success on field and the screen

AFAN newsletter on Air Force and Navy in Commander-in-Chief's Trophy series

Photo: DJ Palmore

Navy outside linebacker D.J. Palmore notices new greetings around the Naval Academy campus. It’s not because he’s a senior captain putting up his usual numbers for a team on the fringe of earning a Top 25 ranking.

It has to do with face time he’s receiving on TV. Not on CBS, ABC, ESPN or another sports network. He’s showing up on a weekly series for the Showtime cable network, “A Season with Navy Football." ... 

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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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