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Video: LaMarcus Aldridge Clowns Barkley For Still Wearing Air Force 1s

Last night on TNT’s Inside the NBA, Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge was in-studio to talk everything from all-star snubs, his thumb injury and fashion. Towards the end of the segment, Charles Barkley got on Aldridge for wearing Italian shoes since he’s […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
1 day ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force beats San Jose State 66-52

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Matt Mooney scored 20 points off the bench to lead Air Force to a 66-52 win over San Jose State on Wednesday night. Hayden Graham added 16 points and six rebounds for the Falcons (9-11, 2-7 Mountain West Conference). Trevor Lyons had 11 points. San Jose State led early in the first period with the help of a trio of 3-pointers by Rashad Muhammad. But Air Force...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Richard Petty Motorsports Signs Sponsorship Extension With Air Force

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Richard Petty Motorsports announced Wednesday that the U.S. Air Force will return to sponsor the No. 43 Ford in two Sprint Cup Series races in 2015. The two race deal will include the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and the Coke Zero 400 at the Daytona International Speedway in July. Air Force has been a loyal sponsorship of the Richard Petty Motorsports...
Via Rubbings Racing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Air Force Returns to Iconic No. 43 for the 2015 Season

Following a breakout year by the No. 43 team, including a historic win in the Coke Zero 400, the U.S. Air Force will once again join Richard Petty Motorsports and the iconic No. 43 Ford team as a primary partner.  Using the sponsorship as a vehicle to connect with America's best young adults, this will be the seventh consecutive season the Air Force logo will be on the No. 43. Aric...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shafer’s Hire of Moreland Strengthens Midwest Ties

Earlier in the weekend, Syracuse Athletics announced that Scott Shafer had brought in Jake Moreland to mentor the tight ends and tackles. In addition to Moreland’s hire, SU also announced that Bobby Acosta would coach the wide receivers, as well as take over as the recruiting coordinator.  Acosta coached wide receivers at his previous jobs before coming to Syracuse.  George McDonald...
Via Orange Fizz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Women's Tennis Opens 2015 with Tight 4-3 Setback to Air Force

The Creighton women's tennis team suffered a tight 4-3 setback to Air Force in its 2015 season opener at the Hanscom Tennis Center on Thursday afternoon.
Via Creighton BlueJays - Official Site
9 days ago

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun has mission with academy

Troy Calhoun is building a legacy at the Air Force Academy. The Falcons' football coach the last eight seasons recently signed a five-year extension that takes his contract through 2019.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
10 days ago

James Knowlton introduced as athletic director at Air Force Academy

James Knowlton was introduced as the athletic director at the Air Force Academy on Wednesday afternoon.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
10 days ago

Tony Stewart, Kyle Larson tour MacDill Air Force Base

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Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego St has no trouble with Air Force, 77-45

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Ageel Quinn hit five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points to lead San Diego State to a 77-45 victory over Air Force on Tuesday night. Winston Shepard and J.J. O'Brien each finished 11 points, with Shepard adding seven rebounds and seven assists, for the Aztecs (15-4, 5-1 Mountain West Conference), who shot 58.3 percent from the field and hit 13 3...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart, Kyle Larson tour MacDill Air Force Base

A three-time NASCAR champion and one of the sport's biggest rising stars made a stop at Florida's MacDill Air Force Base on Tuesday to help promote the 2015 Daytona 500. 
Via Shake and Bake
11 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego St has no trouble with Air Force, 77-45

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Ageel Quinn hit five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points to lead San Diego State to a 77-45 victory over Air Force on Tuesday night. Winston Shepard and J.J. O'Brien each finished 11 points, with Shepard adding seven rebounds and seven assists, for the Aztecs (15-4, 5-1 Mountain West Conference), who shot 58.3 percent from the field and hit 13 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah State beats Air Force 71-59

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Chris Smith scored 20 points to lead Utah State past the Air Force Academy 71-59 on Saturday. Smith was 6 of 7 from 3-point range. Jalen Moore added 15 points - his 15th consecutive double-digit game - and six rebounds for the Aggies (10-7, 3-2 Mountain West). Darius Perkins had 11 points and 10 assists. The Falcons (8-9, 1-5) were led by Zach Kocur with a career...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force's national search for AD led to James Knowlton

An Air Force Academy official told members of the media Thursday that a national search that led to the hiring of James Knowlton as the academy's new athletic director was a detailed, year-long process that went by the book.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
16 days ago

Photo: Honorary Colonel Eugene Melnyk

Mr. Eugene Melnyk becomes honorary colonel of 414 Sqn #Bagotville. Story: http://t.co/C8XYbWQCQ3 #HCol #Sens #RCAF pic.twitter.com/lokHlwecQx — RCAF (@RCAF_ARC) January 15, 2015 This photo. Forever. The news inspired this fantastic tweet: @SensChirp @6thSens Yeah, but there arent any TANKS in the God damn Air Force. — S_VanDen (@S_VanDen) January 15, 2015
Via The 6th Sens
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun signs 5-year extension

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun has agreed to a new five-year contract that runs through 2019.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
17 days ago

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun signs 5-year extension

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun has agreed to a new five-year contract that runs through 2019. Calhoun is 59-44 in eight seasons at the academy with seven bowl appearances. The Falcons have won three of the last five Commander-In-Chief trophies. The Falcons went 10-3 last season and beat fellow 10-win teams Boise State and Colorado State. Their...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Calhoun gets raise in new 5-year deal with Air Force

Troy Calhoun has signed a new five-year contract that will keep him at Air Force through the 2019 season.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
17 days ago

Matt Mooney, J.J. Avila suspended after fracus between Falcons, Rams

  The Mountain West Conference has suspended two basketball players involved in a scrum in the Colorado State-Air Force game Saturday night. Air Force freshman guard Matt Mooney and Colorado State senior forward J.J. Avila were both issued one-game suspensions Sunday. Mooney punched Avila in the back after Avila grabbed an Air Force player around the neck after falling to the floor...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

MWC suspends players involved in Air Force-CSU scrum

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) The Mountain West Conference has suspended two basketball players involved in a scrum in the Colorado State-Air Force game Saturday night. Air Force freshman guard Matt Mooney and Colorado State senior forward J.J. Avila were both issued one-game suspensions Sunday. Mooney punched Avila in the back after Avila grabbed an Air Force player around the neck...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Fight breaks out in Colorado State-Air Force game; 3 technicals, 1 ejection issued

At least they gave fans a complete game. With 17:34 left in the second half of Saturday s Colorado State-Air Force game in Colorado Springs, a loose ball off a missed three by CSU s John Gillon
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
21 days ago

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
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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