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Back9 Test: Powerbilt Air Force One DFX Driver

Powerbilt might not be the first name on the tip of your tongue when you think of golf companies. However, it was one of the first golf companies ever established – and became part of the Louisville Slugger family. The company’s new Air Force One DFX driver is a true blast from the past. Featuring Powerbilt’s patented “Nitrogen Charged” technology – which means nitrogen...
Via Back9Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: U.S. Air Force Drill Team Puts on a Show at Halftime Team USA/Puerto Rico Game

You don't have to be a military brat or someone in the service to appreciate what these guys are doing here. The coordination, timing, and focus that goes in to routines like this is impressive to say the least. I'll go ahead and say it:Bad ass gentlemen. Absolutely bad ass.@_MarcusD_/TwitterOh--in case you are interested in the basketball game Team USA won 112-86. ...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators call for AF Academy sex assaults review

DENVER (AP) Two U.S. senators are calling for an outside investigation into how the Air Force Academy handles sexual assaults, including an allegation that agents were blocked from speaking to academy football coaches. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) of New York and Sen. John Thune (thoon) of South Dakota asked the Defense Department and civilian investigators...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How to join the Fantasy Fox's 'Philanthropist' football league

Here are the parameters for securing an invitation to the only Philanthropist Football League of 2014, with our 16-team, standard-scoring draft taking place at 8:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Aug. 26. At some point during the 30-minute window of 7-7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Aug. 20, I will Tweet "Let me hear ya" to my followers (and Twitter Nation, in general) ... and the first...
Via Fox Sports South
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Air Force Will Wear USAF, Squadron Patches On Uniforms This Year

Air Force is adding a few new features to its uniforms for the upcoming season. The jersey sleeves will feature USAF Academy patches, and the helmets will feature patches for each player’s specific squadron, a very neat touch for the service academy.  @Uniformswag AF Football will wear USAF Academy patch on jersey this year. Each player rep squadron patch on helmet pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force coaches asked to help curb assaults

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Air Force Academy leaders are asking coaches to take a bigger role in preventing sexual assaults by talking with athletes about the issue. Commanders also said Wednesday they expect an upcoming review of the athletic department to show whether it has a ''negative culture,'' a term the service often uses to describe an atmosphere conducive...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nolan Thompson talks Navy offer

Navy came in with a surprise offer for Nolan Thompson, a 6-foot-4, 185-pound wide receiver who was a key component in the Huntington Beach (Calif.) High School run to a state sectional championship in 2013. Thompson had previously been offered by Air Force and San Diego before hearing the good news from the Midshipman coaching staff.
Via navy.scout.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Sportsvault Is Where Your Fantasy Football League Money Should Go

These guys got the right idea— Photo Credit: US Air Force Just call me Shill-bonell. That’s because your boy is taking time from giving you pearl necklaces of fantasy wisdom to inform you of Sportsvault and all its greatness. Sportsvault.net is the only site you should consider for collecting, holding, and distributing your fantasy football league money. Why? YOU DON’T HAVE...
Via Sons of Roto
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee linebacker talks Navy camp

Weston Roundtree has been busy this summer. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound linebacker tells GoMids.com he's been to 11 different states in the last 22 days, including a campus visit to the U.S. Naval Academy. From Wilson Central High School in Lebanon, Tenn., Roundtree holds offers from Navy, Air Force, and five others after a big junior season.
Via navy.scout.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Serevi RugbyTown Sevens tournament returns

GLENDALE, Colo. — For the third-straight year, RugbyTown USA will be host to the Serevi RugbyTown Sevens tournament (Aug. 15-17) as 17 teams from around the world come to Infinity Park in Glendale to compete for a $10,000 winner-take-all purse and an automatic bid to compete in the Bayley’s Fiji Coral Coast Sevens tournament in November. This year’s confirmed slate of teams...
Via Mile High Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mission Revival

It’s hard to look at the final game of the Air Force Falcons 2013 season and not view it as the low point in the Troy Calhoun era. The game in Fort Collins against surging Colorado State would be the last one of the season for AFA regardless of the outcome, marking the first time in Calhoun’s tenure that his team failed to qualify for a bowl game after six straight appearances...
Via Mile High Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Air Force Football Players Used Date Rape Drug at Party

Air Force is under investigation now by an Inspector General after allegations have surfaced that the football team has been involved in drug use and sexual abuse. A report has come out of the Colorado Post Gazette that details alleged breaking of the honor code, including using “roofies” on women at a party: “The girls’ drink, or Captain Morgan with the blue lid, was only...
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Editorial Section: Dorial Green-Beckham’s Playing Status

College sports discipline is the topic that just won’t leave the headlines. While Air Force tries to confront the enormity of its failures and Nick Marshall’s playing status against Arkansas continues to be the source of speculation, the Dorial Green-Beckham situation at the University of Oklahoma is being closely watched by anyone who cares about college sports. Today, the editors...
Via Bloguin Best
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Editorial Section: Dorial Green-Beckham’s Playing Status

College sports discipline is the topic that just won’t leave the headlines. While Air Force tries to confront the enormity of its failures and Nick Marshall’s playing status against Arkansas continues to be the source of speculation, the Dorial Green-Beckham situation at the University of Oklahoma is being closely watched by anyone who cares about college sports. Today, the editors...
Via The Student Section
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Drugs, Rape, Cheating Rocks Air Force Academy Athletics

Via 110 Nation Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force: The Limits Of Preferential Treatment

In light of Sunday morning’s report by Tom Roeder of the Colorado Springs Gazette on the mess at the Air Force Academy’s athletic department, let’s start with a brief aside on comparisons and boundaries in the realm of public discussion. (You can read a Student Section news summary of the piece here.) * When a comparison is made between any two stories, groups of people, social...
Via Bloguin Best
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force: The Limits Of Preferential Treatment

In light of Sunday morning’s report by Tom Roeder of the Colorado Springs Gazette on the mess at the Air Force Academy’s athletic department, let’s start with a brief aside on comparisons and boundaries in the realm of public discussion. (You can read a Student Section news summary of the piece here.) * When a comparison is made between any two stories, groups of people, social...
Via The Student Section
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Thai Premier League Review: Air Force end winless run, Buriram march on

Bang Seung-hwan scored the only goal of the game as Thai Premier League strugglers Air Force Central beat Chiangrai United. […]
Via Soccer News
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Kraft, Ty Law Break Out The Dance In Their Air Force 1′s

With Experience Unlimited’s ‘Da Butt’ playing in the background, Bob Kraft and Ty Law, in their customized New England Patriots Air Force 1′s, busted out the moves as the five-time Pro Bowl cornerback was inducted into the Patriots Hall of Fame. A closer look at Ty Law & Robert Kraft's custom Air Force 1s from […] The post Bob Kraft, Ty Law Break Out The Dance In...
Via Diehardsport
24 days ago  |  Discuss

News Desk: Allegations And More At Air Force

A list of the newsworthy items to emerge from this story by Tom Roeder of the Colorado Springs Gazette, detailing a whole host of problems at the Air Force Academy’s athletic department: * Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson has called for an Inspector General’s investigation of the Air Force athletic department. * A planned 2012 sting operation was canceled due...
Via Bloguin Best
24 days ago  |  Discuss

News Desk: Allegations And More At Air Force

A list of the newsworthy items to emerge from this story by Tom Roeder of the Colorado Springs Gazette, detailing a whole host of problems at the Air Force Academy’s athletic department: * Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson has called for an Inspector General’s investigation of the Air Force athletic department. * A planned 2012 sting operation was canceled due...
Via The Student Section
24 days ago  |  Discuss

AFA superintendent calls for investigation of athletic transgressions

U.S. Air Force Academy cadet athletes flouted the sacred honor code by committing sexual assaults, taking drugs, cheating and engaging in other misconduct at wild parties while the service academy focused on winning bowl games and attracting money from alumni and private sources in recent years, a Gazette investigation has found. The findings are egregious enough that academy Superintendent...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Unpleasant (But Necessary) Summer Reading: Air Force Athletics

An early-August Sunday is a generally a slow news day in the world of college sports, but not today. Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh (pictured above) is just one of several leaders at the academy who must account for their actions in light of a searing and extensive report by Tom Roeder of the Colorado Springs Gazette, published this morning. Here is the full story. The Student...
Via Bloguin Best
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Unpleasant (But Necessary) Summer Reading: Air Force Athletics

An early-August Sunday is a generally a slow news day in the world of college sports, but not today. Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh (pictured above) is just one of several leaders at the academy who must account for their actions in light of a searing and extensive report by Tom Roeder of the Colorado Springs Gazette, published this morning. Here is the full story. The Student...
Via The Student Section
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Amazing vid: Red Bull Air Force team flying in formation over NYC

The Red Bull Air Force team of wingsuits fly in formation over New York City while attempting to land on a barge in the middle of the Hudson River.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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