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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...

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....

NFF Football Matters story on Krah family

NFF Football Matters story on Krah family

Joanna Krah embraced the values her three sons and daughter gained running for the Durham Striders Track Club. She threw herself into supporting the youth organization as it traveled to local, state, regional and national meets.“The kids learned from an early age how to...

East Carolina needs time to work on losing streak

East Carolina needs time to work on losing streak

The damage Hurricane Matthew left behind over the weekend has provided East Carolina an unanticipated yet much-needed break from another swirling storm – a four-game losing streak.The reeling Pirates were scheduled to meet a hot Navy team that is coming off an upset of No. 6...

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

Timothy McVey makes his own name at Air Force

Timothy McVey makes his own name at Air Force

When Dave and Gina McVey’s second son was born in 1994, they named him Timothy.They, of course, had no way to know that eight months later an American traitor, a former Army soldier with a name that sounded the same but with the surname spelled differently, would carry out a...