AIR FORCE FALCONS NEWS

Air Force, Northern Colorado, Wyoming join Big 12 wrestling

The Big 12 Conference has added six universities as affiliate members to the postseason wrestling championship.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
3 days ago

Saad shares Stanley Cup with Air Force Reserve

Former Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad showed his appreciation of the military on Wednesday by bringing the Stanley Cup to the United States Air Force Reserve stationed at the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township, Pa.Approximately 200 members greeted the 22-year-old Pittsburgh native, who was the centerpiece of a seven-player blockbuster deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Almirola and No. 43 Team Still Eyeing Chase Spot Heading into Pocono

Last weekend, the No. 43 team took a big hit in the Championship Point Standings after an on-track incident relegated the team to a 39th-place finish. Now 17th in points, Aric Almirola is 30 points outside of the current Chase transfer spot of 15th. With Kyle Busch just 23 points outside of a transfer spot, the team will have to aim to hold the 14th spot in points when the regular...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Republic of Congo international suffers serious spinal injury in Africa

CAIRO -- Republic of Congo international Rudy Ndey was still in a military hospital in Egypt on Tuesday after suffering a serious spinal injury while avoiding a tackle by a goalkeeper in an African club game over the weekend. Ndey was in a stable condition at Air Force Specialized Hospital in Cairo after surgery, the Confederation of African Football said in a statement. Ndey was...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Congolese player remains hospitalized after spinal injury

CAIRO (AP) Republic of Congo international Rudy Ndey is still in a military hospital in Egypt after suffering a serious spinal injury in an African club game on Sunday. The Confederation of African Football said Tuesday that Ndey was in stable condition at Air Force Specialized Hospital in Cairo after surgery. Ndey was injured in an African Confederation Cup match while playing...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force unveils new Nike Mach Speed uniforms

While the 2015 uniform will have an improved and updated design and functionality, the tradition of Falcon football will remain the same in many areas. The Falcons will wear the customary blue jersey and white pants for home games. The jersey features the Academy crest on one shoulder with the American flag on the other. In the center of the jersey on the front, at the base of the...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force unveils new Nike Mach Speed uniforms

While the 2015 uniform will have an improved and updated design and functionality, the tradition of Falcon football will remain the same in many areas. The Falcons will wear the customary blue jersey and white pants for home games. The jersey features the Academy crest on one shoulder with the American flag on the other. In the center of the jersey on the front, at the base of the...
Via The Student Section
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Air Force's Troy Calhoun is the nation's most overlooked coach

The best coaching job in college football that no one talked about much in 2014? Look at what Troy Calhoun did. The 48-year-old Air Force coach led the Falcons to a 10-3 record that included wins over Boise State (which won 12 games last year) and Colorado State (which won 10), as well as Navy and Army to win the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy. Plus, Air Force defeated a Western Michigan...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

CU vs. AFA good for football

The Other Showdown Relax CSU fans; Colorado vs. Air Force is a very good thing By Mark Knudson The rumblings out of Fort Collins started moments after the press release came out. The University of Colorado and the Air Force Academy were finally, after more than four decades, going to renew their football rivalry, starting in 2020 in Boulder. In 2022, the Buffs will travel to Colorado...
Via Mile High Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado, Air Force to renew in-state football rivalry

It has been nearly forty years since Air Force and Colorado have played each other on the gridiron and it will have been nearly fifty before they actually play again. Fear not, Falcons and Buffaloes fans, your teams will finally play each other after nearly a half-century of waiting. The two teams have confirmed a home-and-home series that will begin in 2020. The Falcons will travel...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force, Colorado to resume series after 46-year drought

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Air Force and Colorado will face off on the football field in 2020, ending a 46-year drought in the series. The Falcons will visit Boulder on Sept. 12, 2020, and the Buffaloes will visit the Academy on Sept. 10, 2022. The last game between the schools was at Air Force on Oct. 5, 1974, with Colorado winning 28-27. In 2020, Colorado will play both Air Force and...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado, Air Force resuming football series in 2020, 2022

Forty-one years since Colorado and Air Force last met on the football field, the two schools are ready to renew their rivalry.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
17 days ago

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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Adam Eaton greeting brother Zachary, captain in the US Air Force, Saturday July 4th

Chicago White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton discusses greeting his brother Zachary, a captain in the U.S. Air Force, before the game on Saturday July 4th. Bam.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Singleton about business and fun

Because of his background of playing at Air Force, people often look at Arkansas running back Coach Jemal Singleton with narrow focus.
Via WholeHogSports
June 29, 2015

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

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...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cal lands Georgia linebacker Markus Wright

The Cal Bears are on a roll in recruiting. On Monday, LB Markus Wright from Columbus (Ga.) Jordan high school committed to the Cal Bears. Wright was offered by the Bears a month ago and made his final decision on Monday night.Wright held offers from all of the service academies (Army, Navy and Air Force). He is also Cal's first linebacker commit of the 2016 class. (h/t SB Nation...
Via Fox Sports
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant gives a sneak peek at the KD8 Lifestyle sneaker

As if the release of the KD8s wasn't already hotly anticipated, Kevin Durant went ahead and added more fuel to the fire by teasing the "Lifestyle" version of his newest sneaker. https://instagram.com/p/4SRyEpTSr0/?taken-by=easymoneysniperDetails are sparse at the moment, but these Air Force One-inspired kicks are sweet and sure to fly off the racks whenever they're released. (h/t XXL)
Via Fox Sports
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos' Garland plans on serving his country while blocking for his QB

Ben Garland has a new job protecting Peyton Manning. That doesn't mean the new Broncos guard is ready to give up his old job, though.Garland, an Air Force Academy Falcon, said he'll continue to serve in the U.S. military -- even now that his commitment has been fulfilled. “I’m currently serving in the Air National Guard at Buckley Air Force Base,” Garland told CBS 4 in Denver...
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Vandy gets 3-star recruit

Three-star defensive tackle Cameron Tidd has committed to Vanderbilt. 6-3, 265lb Tidd, from Centre Grove HS in Greenwood, IN, is ranked as the 22nd-best player in Indiana, the 103rd-best defensive tackle in the country, and the 1,678th player overall. Tidd had offers from Navy, Air Force amongst other schools - and there was interest shown by Cincinnati, Indiana, Minnesota and Purdue...
Via SEC Football Blog
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Renovations coming to Falcon Stadium at Air Force

Approaching 80 days on the job, new Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton has a plan to renovate and improve some of the facilities used by the academy's 27 men's and women's varsity teams.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
June 15, 2015

Zach Perkins of Air Force finishes runner-up in 1,500 at NCAA outdoor championships

Air Force senior Zach Perkins finished runner-up once again at the NCAA Division I outdoor track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., on Friday.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
June 13, 2015

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
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