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How Army can catch up to Navy and Air Force

How Army can catch up to Navy and Air Force

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...

Navy injuries add  twist to Army game

Navy injuries add twist to Army game

First the left foot. Then the right foot.It sounds like a dance, but it’s the season-ending injury report Navy has released for starting quarterback Will Worth (right foot) and starting slotback and team captain Toneo Gulley (left foot). The injuries were suffered on the same...

Air Force spoils Boise State title hopes

Air Force spoils Boise State title hopes

Boise State and the Mountain West Conference suffered more than one setback Friday afternoon in Colorado Springs when Air Force upset the No. 19-ranked Broncos 27-20.Boise State’s loss was another blow to the school’s national prestige that has been slipping as well as a hit to...

AAC West keeps Navy busy before Army game

AAC West keeps Navy busy before Army game

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Navy’s players celebrated like never before once they overwhelmed East Carolina 66-31 on Saturday afternoon and gathered in the visitors’ locker room beneath the stands of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.It was nothing new for them to sing “Anchors Aweigh,” the Naval...

Tillman one of many seniors to fill ranks

Tillman one of many seniors to fill ranks

Navy’s Jamir Tillman should have felt the weight of the world like an elephant jumped on his shoulders coming into this season. He was the offense’s only returning starter from a team that finished 11-2 and ranked No. 18 in the nation.Imagine that leadership responsibility at...

Robinette deserves nod from Biletnikoff Award

Robinette deserves nod from Biletnikoff Award

Attention Biletnikoff Award committee members: It’s not too late to add Air Force senior wide receiver Jalen Robinette to your watch list for the nation’s best wide receiver.My hunch is Fred Biletnikoff, the Florida State and Oakland Raiders great who is a member of both the...

Tillman and Navy enjoy AAC title chase

Tillman and Navy enjoy AAC title chase

Questions four years ago are no longer debatable over the wisdom of Navy football joining a conference for the first time in its history, which dates back to the late 19th century. ... Click here for the rest of my Today's U story

Notre Dame history lesson on Army and Navy

Notre Dame history lesson on Army and Navy

Notre Dame returned to South Bend licking wounds from Saturday’s 28-27 loss to Navy in Jacksonville. Now the Irish regroup to play Army on Saturday in San Antonio. The games are a step back in time for more reasons than one.If Notre Dame (3-6) playing Navy (6-2) and Army (5-4)...

Air Force wins Commander in Chief Trophy

Air Force wins Commander in Chief Trophy

Air Force third-year starting seniors Weston Steelhammer, Jacobi Owens, Shayne Davern, Jalen Robinette and Colin Sander will fly home to Colorado Springs knowing they’ll return east for another important football visit in the spring.The Falcons (6-3) will visit the White House as...

Army FB Darnell Woolfolk finds many niches

Army FB Darnell Woolfolk finds many niches

We know fullbacks as football’s gritty down-in-the-dirt guys.For confirmation, look no further than last week’s Army highlights of a 21-13 win over Wake Forest. Fullback Darnell Woolfolk scored the game-clinching touchdown when he plowed a pile of bodies – Wake Forest defenders...