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Latest Navy win over Army may be final one for Ken Niumatalolo

Latest Navy win over Army may be final one for Ken Niumatalolo

Many statistics can be used to describe Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds and the Midshipmen’s 14th straight win over Army, but the mark that establishes Reynolds an immortal in the Army-Navy Game rivalry is 4-0.He is the first quarterback on either side of the rivalry to go...

Father provided Army LB King motivation to serve his country

Father provided Army LB King motivation to serve his country

Army West Point linebacker Andrew King eyes an offensive backfield with laser-focus, similar to Mike Singletary’s stare with the 1980s Chicago Bears. Not much gets past the Black Knights’ leading tackler.King’s knack for observation dates at least as far back to age 7 in the wake...

Hall of Famer Lofton reflects on working Army Navy Game

Hall of Famer Lofton reflects on working Army Navy Game

Many sights and sounds struck Pro Football Hall of Famer and Stanford alum James Lofton at his first Army-Navy Game.That was three years ago as a Westwood One radio analyst, and he’s back with play-by-play man John Sadak for this season’s installment. ...Click here for the rest...

Bowl season begins with Army and Navy in Philadelphia

Bowl season begins with Army and Navy 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...

Ladipo season at Air Force lasts longer than some Big Ten and MAC schools

Ladipo season at Air Force lasts longer than some Big Ten and MAC schools

Six Big Ten schools possess losing records one victory shy of bowl eligibility: Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Rutgers and Purdue.Six Mid-American schools are in the same position with one regular-season game to play: Ball State, Buffalo, Eastern Michigan, Kent State,...

Air Force bounces Boise on the blue carpet

Air Force bounces Boise on the blue carpet

Fisher DeBerry either went to bed late Friday night a happy man or dozed off and will wake up Saturday morning to news that will delight him.Air Force’s College Football Hall of Famer returned home to his native roots in South Carolina upon retiring following the 2006 season and...

Boise State week replaces Army week and Navy week

Boise State week replaces Army week and Navy week

At the Air Force Academy, the football program and surrounding fan support take pride in the old cliché of taking it one game at a time.The Falcons say they are different than Army and Navy, where Cadets shout “Beat Navy” and Midshipmen yell “Beat Army” year-round until their...

Navy QB can break NCAA record if he follows orders

Navy QB can break NCAA record if he follows orders

Maybe this will be the week that Navy senior quarterback Keenan Reynolds breaks the NCAA career record for rushing touchdowns. It depends on whether the future Naval officer obeys head coach Ken Niumatalolo’s orders.Reynolds checked out of a called sneak sent in from the...

Griffin returns to help Air Force in conference race

Griffin returns to help Air Force in conference race

Air Force tight end Garrett Griffin took the field for the Falcons’ season opener against Morgan State feeling good about himself and his team.He had put in the necessary off-season work preparing for the 2015 season, which, come to think of it, goes without saying with academy...

Air Force beats Army to turn focus to conference

Air Force beats Army to turn focus to conference

Air Force managed the first of two ways to put its 33-11 loss last month to Navy behind it. The Falcons beat Army West Point 20-3 Saturday in Colorado Springs to manage a split with its service academy rivals.But now that we’re nine contests into the season and Air Force (6-3,...