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The case for Duffy and Medal of Freedom

The case for Duffy and Medal of Freedom

Letter to President Obama: Three years ago you presented North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a White House ceremony. Tobacco Road rivals -- indeed, the basketball nation -- united in applause. The proclamation recognized Smith’s...

Burton led Air Force recruits to lofty destinations

Burton led Air Force recruits to lofty destinations

Someday Josh King, Naquan Jones and Auston Robertson may thank Michigan State assistant coach Ron Burton. He recruited the four-star defensive linemen that announced their Class of 2016 verbal commitments with the Spartans during a three-day flurry in June. But to match the...

Hillside teammates at Navy and JMU give back

Hillside teammates at Navy and JMU give back

DURHAM, N.C. -- Myer Krah and Vad Lee, Durham Hillside teammates and long-time friends, shared a heartfelt desire to pay back their community for a high school experience they say launched their promising futures.Krah, a Navy outside linebacker, and Lee, a James Madison...

From the JV team to standing next to the President

From the JV team to standing next to the President

Each year the nation’s championship professional and collegiate teams parade through the White House to meet President Obama. They present him with an official ball and a jersey to represent their championship season. It’s a safe to say, though, that Air Force Academy football...

Air Force honored at White House

Air Force honored at White House

President Obama honored Air Force's football team Thursday at the White House for winning the 2014 Commander-in-Chief's Trophy.."This was quite a season for the Falcons," Obama said. "But my favorite thing about the Air Force and all the academies who come here, it's not just...

Bradshaw works at balancing act with Army offense

Bradshaw works at balancing act with Army offense

A quick analysis of Army West Point football’s four-year bowl drought is to compare the Black Knights' anemic passing game to numbers Air Force and Navy posted the past two years while they split the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy. For the 2014 season, Air Force earned the trophy...