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Air Force and Army opposite ends of records

Air Force and Army opposite ends of records

Air Force is 5-3 and disappointed.When the Falcons beat Navy a month ago, they were 4-0 and in the driver’s seat for the Commander-In-Chief ’s Trophy. But that was before they lost three straight, a skid they ended with a 31-21 win last week at Fresno State. ... Click here...

Army controls ball to beat Wake Forest

Army controls ball to beat Wake Forest

Army’s promising season-opening win over Temple means something again, thanks to a second-half comeback at Wake Forest.The Black Knights, who dropped three of four after their 3-0 start, controlled the ball for 35:57 to beat the Demon Deacons 21-13 Saturday in Winston-Salem. The...

Navy outscored by South Florida

Navy outscored by South Florida

This was supposed to be the year Houston ran away with the AAC and made a charge at a College Football Playoff berth. That seems so long ago.The AAC took another left turn when South Florida upset No. 22 Navy, 52-45, on Friday night in Tampa in a game that wasn’t as close as the...

Navy fullback inspired by his mother

Navy fullback inspired by his mother

Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo blew the whistle for the first 2016 football practice on Aug. 3, but fullback Chris High’s breakout junior season began about a month earlier with a phone call from his mother.Cherryetta High, a single mother of three in Oklahoma City, called her oldest...

Navy controls destiny in AAC West

Navy controls destiny in AAC West

Navy quarterback Will Worth led the No. 24-ranked Midshipmen past Memphis on Saturday, 42-28, with 201 yards rushing and 286 total yards. That was his encore to 115 yards rushing and 191 total yards to beat Houston.If he’s this good, how talented was Tago Smith? ... Click...

Army offensive lineman enjoying extra semester

Army offensive lineman enjoying extra semester

Army offensive lineman Justin Gilbert’s knee injury two years ago seemed to come at such a bad time.The 6-foot-5, 295-pounder had started 12 games as a sophomore in 2013. That made him a key building block for new head coach Jeff Monken to launch his rebuilding program in 2014....

Navy faces a tough stretch starting with Memphis

Navy faces a tough stretch starting with Memphis

Navy upset the defending AAC champion Houston two weeks ago at a time when the Cougars were unbeaten and ranked No. 6 in the nation. Houston was the only AAC team to beat Navy a year ago.The Midshipmen are ranked No. 24 by AP and No. 25 by USA Today, marking the first...

Bonner makes most of Navy opportunity

Bonner makes most of Navy opportunity

Darryl Bonner’s underdog tale is the latest “Rudy”-like story that often has played out at Navy. Similar stories over the years take place at Army and Air Force, too.That’s what makes academy football a special opportunity for undersized athletes with the hearts of overachievers....

Air Force gives up home game and loses at Cotton Bowl

Air Force gives up home game and loses at Cotton Bowl

The wide-open flatlands of Texas make it easy to find places to land a plane. The Lone Star State numbers six Air Force bases spanning from Dyess AFB in Abilene to Sheppard AFB in Wichita Falls.Believe it or not, that’s why Air Force gave up a Mountain West Conference home game...

Navy upsets Houston and playoff picture

Navy upsets Houston and playoff picture

Houston is out, and the Power Five schools are glad about that. Louisville is closer to narrowing the long odds of being in, and the Big 12 and the Pac-12 are worried about that.The Group of Five feels worse. It is demoralized. Click here for the rest of my Today's U story