Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview and Prediction: Western Michigan vs. Air Force

Two of the nation’s most improved teams – Air Force and Western Michigan – meet for the first time in program history in the...
Via Athlon Sports
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Idaho Potato Bowl: Western Michign vs. Air Force betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will take place on Saturday when the Western Michigan Broncos take on the Air Force Falcons. Western Michigan (8-4) and Air Force (9-3) will each be looking to end their season with a win in this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 5:45 pm ET from Bronco Stadium in Boise, ID. The Odds: Air Force is...
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Famous Idaho Potato Bowl – Western Michigan vs. Air Force

The 2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl features a surprising Western Michigan team who finished with an 8-4 record and went 6-2 in the MAC.   While the best player on the field may be Freshman Running back Jarvion Franklin, there are a few players to keep your eye on in the secondary for Western Michigan who have impressed this season. Air Force also had a bounce-back season looking...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force player mocks Western Michigan's team motto in win

Western Michigan has this thing with boats. Specifically, coach P.J. Fleck has built a team motto around the concept of "rowing the boat" -- as in, everybody helping push forward in one direction. Hey, whatever works. Coaches come up with odd things all the time. And the stranger the battle cry, the more likely it is to get mocked by an opponent, which is what happened in the Idaho...
Via Fox Sports
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: UMass, Providence Earn Victories At Catamount Cup

This embed is invalid" /> The UMass men’s hockey team scored four unanswered goals Monday night to cruise past Air Force 5-1 at the Catamount Cup in Burlington, Vt. Each of the Minutemen’s five tallies were scored by a different player, and nine skaters registered at least a point in the contest. Powering the UMass attack was sophomore winger Frank Vatrano...
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Colorado State and Air Force Basketball Teams Get in to Nice Little Scuffle

It makes no sense to me when football players fight since the only thing they can do is hurt the team with penalties or by getting ejected. When basketball players throw down you are talking about the potential for some actual damage being done.So--was there any when Air Force and Colorado State got in to a small fight during Saturday's game?Read more »
Via FatManWriting
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Wrap: RIT Tigers clawing back up

The gap is gone between Atlantic Hockey’s top five and bottom six. Air Force and the Rochester Institute of Technology swept their respective opponents this past weekend, allowing them to close within one point of fourth place, where Holy Cross and Bentley are tied. This means that, after struggling through November and December, the Tigers and Falcons have redeemed their...
Via Along the Boards
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: U.S. Air Force, Twisted Tea and R-N Partner with Richard Petty Motorsports

With the NASCAR media tour in full swing, Richard Petty Motorsports made a slew of announcements on Wednesday, January 28th. The U.S. Air Force will once again be a partner of Richard Petty Motorsports, sponsoring Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 Ford Fusion for the seventh straight year. Aric Almirola will once again be behind the wheel following a victory in last year’s Coke...
Via On Pit Road
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force master sergeant reunites with family during Lightning game

TAMPA, Fla. -- A father and his family enjoyed a memorable reunion Thursday. Master Sgt. Chris McKeen was reunited with his wife, Christi, and three children -- C.J., 18, Katelyn, 15, and Sophia, 2 -- near center ice after the first period of the Tampa Bay Lightning's 5-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings at Amalie Arena. McKeen, who's based at nearby MacDill Air Force Base, had...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force Pilot’s Gators Helmet Is Too Cool

This Air Force pilot's Gators helmet is an awesome tribute to his alma mater.
Via Gamedayr
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft Rocks Bedazzled Air Force 1s After Pats’ Super Bowl Win (Photo)

The New England Patriots picked up some shiny hardware Sunday, so Robert Kraft made sure to put on some equally shiny kicks. The Pats owner rocked custom bedazzled Nike Air Force 1s after his team’s Super Bowl XLIX win over the Seattle Seahawks. The red, white and blue sneakers are complete with the Patriots logo below the laces and his initials on the back. When the Patriots...
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Klynyk sports custom Air Force Ones in Brooklyn

@kellyolynyk Rising Star Game PE's the OG (Orange Grain) Forces. #youreluckywereus #reconamerica @a_hart85 A photo posted by #youreluckywereus (@reconbeatlab) on Feb 13, 2015 at 7:47pm PST Kelly Olynyk rocked some very fresh kicks tonight to the BBVA Rising Stars game in Brooklyn. The folks from Recon in Beaverton, Oregon created this sick pair of custom Nike AF1 for...
Via Red's Army
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Gus Malzahn apologizes to Air Force vet who was verbally assaulted by Auburn players.

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn has personally apologized to an Air Force veteran who was harrassed (along with her service dog) by two unnamed members of the Auburn football team.Ashley Ozyurt, an Air Force non-combat veteran and Auburn University student,  alleges that two Auburn football players taunted herself and her service dog while she was on her way to class. The service...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force won't renew Andrea Williams' contract

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) The Air Force Academy isn't renewing the contract of women's basketball coach Andrea Williams, who was 22-128 in five seasons with the Falcons. Col. Tony McKenzie, interim athletic director, said a committee will be formed to conduct a national search for Williams' replacement. Her contract expires June 30. The Falcons have long had a difficult time...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview, picks for the 2015 Atlantic Hockey quarterfinals

The 2015 Atlantic Hockey quarterfinals reunite two old rivals who have a history of meeting each other in the playoffs in the Rochester Institute of Technology and Air Force. Air Force has been dominant in Atlantic Hockey since it came into the league back in 2006, winning five of the six conference titles from 2007 […] The post Preview, picks for the 2015 Atlantic Hockey quarterfinals...
Via Along the Boards
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Air Force Football’s 2014 Ring Features Idaho Potato Bowl Champions Logo, Scores From Wins vs. Army, Navy

Air Force flew under the radar a bit as far as smaller football programs go, but the Falcons had an excellent season in 2014. Troy Calhoun’s team went 10-3, with double digit wins over rivals Army and Navy to capture the Commander-in-Chief’s trophy for the first time since 2011, and a 14 point win over Western Michigan in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. To celebrate the 10 win...
Via College Spun
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force hires Chris Gobrecht as women's basketball coach

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Chris Gobrecht's next task is turning around the women's basketball team at Air Force. Athletic director Jim Knowlton announced the hiring of Gobrecht on Tuesday. Gobrecht brings 35 years of Division I head coaching experience to the Academy, including the last decade at Yale. Gobrecht replaces Andrea Williams, who was 22-128 in five years. Gobrecht...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Bullying Led To Matt Mooney Transfer?

We all know how the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal rocked the NFL, and now it appears it’s the college ranks’ turn. Per Eric Van Dril of the Chicago Tribune, referenced in a piece by Rob Dauster of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk, former Air Force freshman guard Matt Mooney alleges he chose to transfer to a different school because of being bullied himself. In his Q...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

TSS: Honorary Officials, National Anthem Performers Named for GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway May, 3

TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega Superspeedway announced today the Honorary Officials for the GEICO 500 on Sunday, May 3, the 10th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of the 2015 schedule. Senior Airman James A. Sottile, a Biomedical Equipment Technician, from Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, AL, will serve as the Grand Marshal by giving the most famous command in motorsports – “Drivers...
Via On Pit Road
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: No. 43 Air Force Team Honors Fallen Airmen on their Ford in Coca-Cola 600

Almirola Looks to Bounce Back from All-Star Run at Charlotte kamagra zsel rendels This weekend is not only special because the Sprint Cup Series races their longest race of the season, but also, all of the series’ teams will be honoring fallen servicemen. Aric Almirola and team will have the privilege to carry fallen Special Tactics Airmen Capt. Derek M. Argel on...
Via On Pit Road
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force Falcons 2015 Preview and Prediction

Air Force soared to a somewhat surprising 10 wins last season, including a victory over Western Michigan in the Idaho Potato Bowl. Winning is...
Via Athlon Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

BK Racing Continues American Salute Campaign with Visit to Travis Air Force Base

BK Racing continued its American Salute Campaign with a visit to Travis Air Force Base with JJ Yeley and Jeb Burton Thursday.  Stepping off the plane the teamed headed straight to Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California, for a meet and greet with the service members. In addition to signing autographs and taking pictures, the two BK Racing drivers also handed out 350 tickets...

NSCS: BK Racing Continues American Salute Campaign with Visit to Travis Air Force Base

Sonoma, CA (June 26, 2015)- BK Racing continued its American Salute Campaign with a visit to Travis Air Force Base with JJ Yeley and Jeb Burton Thursday. Stepping off the plane the teamed headed straight to Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California, for a meet and greet with the service members. In addition to signing autographs and taking pictures, the two BK Racing drivers...
Via On Pit Road
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema Is Wearing Metallic Nike Air Force 1s To SEC Media Days

The SEC West is regarded by many as the toughest division in college football. Apparently, the stiff competition extends beyond the gridiron and encompasses the footwear of the division’s head coaches. Yesterday, Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen sported adidas Yeezy Low Boost’s at SEC Media Days. Not to be outdone, Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema is bringing the heat...
Via College Spun
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force, CU to rekindle football rivalry

CU athletic director Rick George and his Air Force counterpart Jim Knowlton on Wednesday jointly announced that the two schools, located just 84 miles apart, will resume their football rivalry with a home-and-home series set for the years 2020 and 2022. The institutions have agreed on a contract that is in the process of being signed, but will have the Falcons visit Boulder on Sept...
Via Mile High Sports
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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