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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.
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3 days ago

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...
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5 days ago  |  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...
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6 days ago  |  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...
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8 days ago  |  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)
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8 days ago  |  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...
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8 days ago  |  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
17 days ago

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
19 days ago

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...
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June 01, 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...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force Falcons looking for rare postseason baseball victory

For Air Force Academy baseball coach Mike Kazlausky, his team's record heading into Wednesday's start of the Mountain West playoffs at Nevada-Reno allows him to dream big.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
May 19, 2015

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

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 the No. 43 Air Force Ford.   Argel, whose story will be featured in "Brush of Honor" on the Inspiration...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports, Roush Fenway Racing Team up with U.S. Air Force for 600 Miles of Remembrance

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Roush Fenway Racing will team up with the U.S. Air Force for NASCAR's 600 Miles of Remembrance campaign at NASCAR's longest race, the Coca-Cola 600. The teams will utilize this campaign to honor three U.S. Air Force Special Tactics operators who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country on the 10th anniversary of their death.     On May 30...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Obama presents Air Force Academy football team with trophy

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama has congratulated the Air Force football team for again winning the annual Commander in Chief trophy. Obama says Air Force has now won the ''unreasonably large trophy'' a record 19 times. The president says that if anyone can figure out how to get the trophy where it needs to go, it's the Air Force. Obama made the presentation at a White House...
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May 07, 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...
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April 30, 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...
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April 22, 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...
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April 14, 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...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey semifinals: Seniors spark RIT Tigers

It has been a long three-year absence from the Atlantic Hockey championship game for a program that is used to reaching that round. The last time the Rochester Institute of Technology was in the conference title game in 2012, they left with nigh a whimper, dropping a 4-0 decision to the Jason Torf-led Air Force Falcons. But with a […] The post Atlantic Hockey semifinals: Seniors...
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March 21, 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...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

MWC: Air Force advances

MWC: Air Force advances
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March 11, 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...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Preview: Settling the seeds

This is the final weekend of the regular season in Atlantic Hockey, and as it stands, not one position between second and seventh place is set in stone. Canisius sits in second, but only one point above third-place Bentley, and will have a tough road test in the desperate Air Force Falcons. The Golden Griffins will most likely walk […] The post Atlantic Hockey Preview: Settling...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlantic Hockey Preview: RIT Tigers saving tests for last

The Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers hold a precarious grip on the fifth and final first-round bye to the 2015 Atlantic Hockey quarterfinals. Both Air Force and Holy Cross are nipping on the Tigers’ heels, trailing them by one and two points, respectively, entering the penultimate weekend of the regular season. The Tigers will not get […] The post Atlantic Hockey Preview...
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February 19, 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
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