Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 10/2/13
It appeared as if the government was going to screw up the college football seasons for the service academies, but at least for this week it will not. Following the government shutdown an announcement was made that all intercollegiate athletics the service academies were going to be cancelled. That was certainly not what the fans of the Air Force, Navy and Army football teams wanted to hear. @capgaznews/Twitter During the shutdown essential services continue, but otherwise everything run by the government is closed. As much as we love our football the game is not essential. Yes, I know it is to the players and fans, but when you look at the big picture--it isn't. People love their football though so when word spread that the games were cancelled their was a groundswell of support to figure out how to keep things on track. As it turns out it will not be needed. #NavyFootball game on Saturday against Air Force is a GO. Kickoff 11:30 AM on CBS. No word on the rest ...
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