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Go Army! Go Navy! Go Air Force! And thanks for all you do

I am reminded every December of the young men and women who choose to serve our nation no matter the circumstances. Every year when Army and Navy get together for what I consider to truly be the best rivalry in college football, we are all reminded of the sacrifices those who defend our nation take on. Every year on September 11 I am reminded of the attacks and the lives lost in...
Via No 2 Minute Warning
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Following Air Force vs. Boise State

Air Force clashes with Boise State on Friday in Boise, Idaho. Look inside for info about game television, radio, internet, twitter, live stats, game notes and more.
Via airforce.scout.com
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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Via Guyism
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Coach raising money for flood victims

More than a hundred people are still missing as a result of the massive flooding that covered northeastern Colorado, and many residents have returned home only to discover that their homes no longer are there. In response to the devastation, Air Force men's basketball coach Dave Pilipovich has pledged to donate $10 for every season ticket sold between Sept. 30 and Oct. 30. The...
Via Fox Sports
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Following Air Force vs. Wyoming

Air Force clashes with Wyoming on Saturday in Colorado Springs. Look inside for info about game television, radio, internet, twitter, live stats, game notes and more.
Via airforce.scout.com
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

AF suspends Awini for unspecified violation

Air Force quarterback Jaleel Awini has been suspended from the Falcons football team. The Academy said Wednesday that Awini ''is no longer a cadet in good standing and is not allowed to represent the Academy in any outside activities, effective immediately.'' There was no indication of what got Awini in trouble. The news release added only this: ''All cadets...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force suspends starting QB

Air Force quarterback Jaleel Awini has been suspended from the Falcons football team. The Academy said Wednesday that Awini ''is no longer a cadet in good standing and is not allowed to represent the Academy in any outside activities, effective immediately.'' There was no indication of what got Awini in trouble. The news release added only this: ''All cadets...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force at Nevada. Who Holds the Edge?

The Air Force Academy Falcons make their first trip to Mackay Stadium in a game that's full of mystery at the QB position. Nevada starting QB Cody Fajardo remains a day to day decision, though it's thought he will more than likely start, and Air Force is down to their third string QB.
Via nevada.scout.com
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Following Air Force vs. Nevada

Air Force clashes with Nevada on Saturday in Reno. Look inside for info about game television, radio, internet, twitter, live stats, game notes and more.
Via airforce.scout.com
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Three Game Keys In Review: Nevada

Things seemed to be looking up for Air Force, and the Falcons appeared well on their way to winning their first Mountain West game of the season. However, things fell apart late in the fourth quarter, as a Nevada rally dropped Air Force to 1-4 on the season. Here’s how the Falcons fared in relationship to the three keys laid out for them:
Via airforce.scout.com
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Government Shutdown Forces Air Force, Army, Navy to Suspend Sports, Could Cancel Football Games

The United States government shut down on Tuesday morning, impacting people across the country, and the effects are now being felt in the sports world as well. The Department of Defense has suspended any “intercollegiate athletic competitions” at the nation’s service academies, according to a release from the Naval Academy via USA Today’s Paul Myerberg. That means schools...
Via NESN.com
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Government Shutdown forcing cancellation of Air Force-Navy game?

According to a press release from Navy's athletic department, the Department of Defense has put a halt to all intercollegiate athletics for the time being thanks to the government shutdown.  That means this weekends Air Force vs. Navy game as well as Army's game against Boston College could be in jeopardy. It has yet to be canceled completely according to the release...
Via Crystal Ball Run
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Government Shutdown May Postpone Air Force-Navy Game

The government shutdown could be affecting a gridiron near you. According to CapitalGazette.com, the shutdown has jeopardized the Navy-Air Force game, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. ET at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium. Troy Garnhart, associate athletic director for Air Force, said explains that upper-class cadets at the Air Force Academy are considered...
Via NESN.com
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Government Shutdown forcing cancellation of Air Force-Navy game?

According to a press release from Navy's athletic department, the Department of Defense has put a halt to all intercollegiate athletics for the time being thanks to the government shutdown.  That means this weekends Air Force vs. Navy game as well as Army's game against Boston College could be in jeopardy. It has yet to be canceled completely according to the release....
Via Bloguin Best
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Will shutdown impact football, too?

Service academy football games have been put in jeopardy by the government shutdown. An Army spokesperson tells FOX Insider Greg Couch "it's possible" this weekend's service academy football games could be postponed or canceled by the government shutdown. Saturday's Navy-Air Force game in Annapolis, Md., is already sold out. The Capital Gazette, citing Naval...
Via Fox Sports
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Government Shutdown Cancels Air Force vs Navy Game

The government shutdown is creeping into the sports world. Saturday’s Commander-in-Chief Trophy showdown between Air Force and Navy is canceled due to the current shutdown of the United States government. The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that it has suspended all intercollegiate athletic competitions at the service academies, meaning no practices for the football...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Politicians run a misdirection play

This is about having priorities. Standing up for something. Having substance. So without money to fund things during this federal government shutdown, sacrifices just have to be made. The Department of Defense on Tuesday suspended intercollegiate sporting events at the service academies. For now, Air Force can't pay to fly to Saturday's football game at Navy. And Navy can...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Navy Tweets That Its Game vs. Air Force Is Back On For Saturday

While the government shutdown appeared to threaten some college football action this coming weekend, good news just came out: the Navy-Air Force game on Saturday will be played as originally scheduled. Navy broke the news via Twitter: Game on! #BeatAirForce — Naval Academy (@NavalAcademy) October 2, 2013 We’ll see you at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium this Saturday at 1130 or on...
Via College Spun
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

United Airlines Posts Twitter Offer To Fly Air Force Football Team To Navy Game

Update: USAToday’s Dan Wolken has provided a little more information on the United Airlines offer: I can confirm that United offered Air Force transportation to the game. Undetermined whether that will be allowed. — Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) October 2, 2013 To be clear, the United situation wouldn’t be an NCAA issue. Would be a decision by the Pentagon, which hasn’t seen...
Via College Spun
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

United offers to fly Air Force football to Navy game

Via Guyism
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Airline offers to fly AFA to Navy game

Recognizing the stupidity of Saturday's Air Force-Navy game possibly being cancelled due to the government shutdown , United Airlines thought it would step in and offer a free hand to the Falcons. We hate cancellations, so we're offering to fly @AF_Academy to this year's Air Force-Navy game. Retweet if you agree. http://t.co/h4WMvRgN9n -- United (@united) October 2,...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

United Airlines Offers to Fly Air Force Football Team to Annapolis for Navy Game for Free After Government Shutdown

United Airlines has a pretty quick-thinking PR department, it seems. The commercial airline has swooped in to save a college football game in the most public way possible. United posted on its Twitter account Wednesday an offer to fly the Air Force football team to their game on Saturday against Navy after Tuesday’s government shutdown put the game in jeopardy. We hate cancellations...
Via NESN.com
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force-Navy will play Saturday despite shutdown

The Air Force-Navy football game will be played Saturday after receiving the approval of the Department of Defense. Naval Academy public information officer Commander John Schofield confirmed the decision Wednesday night. The DOD suspended sports competition at the service academies on Tuesday due to a partial government shutdown stemming from the budget impasse in Congress. But...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Army, Air Force, Navy Games Will Go On As Scheduled

We reported earlier this week that the government shut down could affect the Air Force/Navy football game. The Department of Defense has now announced that service academies will be allowed to play their games scheduled this week, but emphasized that the decision only affects games held this weekend. The teams will play because they are funded by outside sources not needing Congressional...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Air Force video comes up lame

The Air Force at Navy game nearly was a casualty of the government shutdown. And maybe that also explains what happened to Air Force's spirit video this weekend in advance of the game. You know how these things go, you and a few of your friends are really pumped for the big game and you think let's turn Daft Punk's "Get Lucky," into an awesome music video...
Via Fox Sports
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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