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Tillman family story better than Snoop Dogg

Tillman family story better than Snoop Dogg

Let’s pretend for a moment we live in world that sells the steak instead of the sizzle.Pretend that an educational PBS show can draw better ratings than a TV reality series about the vapid Kardishians. ... Click here for the rest of my FanRagSports.com story

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...

Maybe Army should consider a conference

Maybe Army should consider a conference

Maybe it’s time for Army to look beyond its disastrous 1998 decision to join Conference USA. The Black Knights should follow, cough, cough, Navy’s lead.Four years ago the Midshipmen surprised the college football world when they announced they planned to join the Big...

Oregon RB Royce Freeman also Army fan

Oregon RB Royce Freeman also Army fan

The Army-Navy Game is America’s ultimate neutral football rivalry for fans other than those affiliated with the academies by service or bloodlines. Either way, the winning team features future officers committed to serve their country.Count Oregon All-American running back Royce...

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...

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...

A West Point officer a Big Rapids coach and Army football

A West Point officer a Big Rapids coach and Army football

No annual sports event is bigger to a West Point or Annapolis graduate than the Army-Navy Game with its unique pageantry and history that is played for the 115th time on Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. For retired U.S. Army Colonel Rick Steinke, a Big Rapids High...

Kelly and Army seniors take last shot at Navy

Kelly and Army seniors take last shot at Navy

Best-selling author John Feinstein wrote in his 1997 book “Army vs. Navy, A Civil War” that the Army-Navy Game is classic everyone should see once in their life. Once you’ve crossed off that item on your bucket list, your left feeling gratified with the experience but later...