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Preview, picks for the 2015 Atlantic Hockey first round

A couple of teams who are usually at the top of the Atlantic Hockey standings find themselves in the first round of the 2015 playoffs, and with some of the toughest hills to climb to a championship. The two teams in question are Air Force and Niagara who usually find themselves on top of Atlantic Hockey and […] The post Preview, picks for the 2015 Atlantic Hockey first round...
Via Along the Boards
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fresno State holds off Air Force 68-66

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Marvelle Harris made just one of two free throws with five seconds left but it was enough to secure a 68-66 victory for Fresno State over Air Force on Wednesday night, foiling an upset bid.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
1 day ago

Fresno State holds off Air Force 68-66

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Marvelle Harris made just one of two free throws with five seconds left but it was enough to secure a 68-66 victory for Fresno State over Air Force on Wednesday night, foiling an upset bid. Fresno State (15-15, 10-7 Mountain West), secured sixth place and a first-round bye in the upcoming conference tournament. Air Force (13-16, 6-12) had closed to 67-66 on a...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pearre leads Utah State to 74-60 win over Air Force

Julion Pearre hit five three-pointers for 21 points, both career highs, to lead Utah State to a 74-60 win over Air Force on Saturday.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
6 days ago

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...
Via Along the Boards
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nevada cold from line, helps Air Force beat Wolf Pack 75-70

COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (AP) Marek Olesinski and Zach Kocur scored 18 points apiece to lead Air Force to a 75-70 victory over Nevada on Wednesday night. Air Force took the lead for good at the 14:17 mark, and stretched it to 12 points with 1:44 left. Michael Perez made a 3 and Eric Cooper Jr. hit a jumper to pull Nevada within 69-62. But the Wolf Pack then let 30 seconds tick away...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blane Morgan leaves Air Force to become assistant at San Diego State

After 17 years as a player and a member of the coaching staff, Blane Morgan has left the Air Force Academy football program to join the coaching staff at San Diego State.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
9 days ago

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...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force holds off UNLV 76-75

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Marek Olesinski scored 19 points, Zach Kocur had 18, making five of his six 3-pointers in the second half, and Air Force held off UNLV 76-75 on Saturday. Kocur's final trey, with 43 seconds left, put the Falcons (12-13, 5-9 Mountain West) ahead 71-66. The Runnin' Rebels (14-11, 5-7) missed the next shot but scored on their final four possessions, including...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Klynyk sports custom Air Force Ones in Brooklyn

@kellyolynyk Rising Star Game PE's the OG (Orange Grain) Forces. #youreluckywereus #reconamerica @a_hart85 A photo posted by #youreluckywereus (@reconbeatlab) on Feb 13, 2015 at 7:47pm PST Kelly Olynyk rocked some very fresh kicks tonight to the BBVA Rising Stars game in Brooklyn. The folks from Recon in Beaverton, Oregon created this sick pair of custom Nike AF1 for...
Via Red's Army
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Air Force QB Jaleel Awini to play linebacker for Colorado

Former Air Force starting quarterback Jaleel Awini will be a linebacker at Colorado, CU coach Mike MacIntyre said Wednesday.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
23 days ago

Kocur perfect from floor; Air Force rolls past Wyoming 73-50

Zach Kocur did not miss a shot on his way to 14 points and Air Force knocked off Mountain West Conference leader Wyoming 73-50 on Saturday.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
27 days ago

Jim Knowlton vows to bring "fresh eyes" as new AD at Air Force Academy

In less than two months, Jim Knowlton will take his place as the 11th athletic director at the Air Force Academy.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
27 days ago

Robert Kraft Rocks Bedazzled Air Force 1s After Pats’ Super Bowl Win (Photo)

The New England Patriots picked up some shiny hardware Sunday, so Robert Kraft made sure to put on some equally shiny kicks. The Pats owner rocked custom bedazzled Nike Air Force 1s after his team’s Super Bowl XLIX win over the Seattle Seahawks. The red, white and blue sneakers are complete with the Patriots logo below the laces and his initials on the back. When the Patriots...
Via NESN.com
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force Pilot’s Gators Helmet Is Too Cool

This Air Force pilot's Gators helmet is an awesome tribute to his alma mater.
Via Gamedayr
February 01, 2015  |  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
January 29, 2015  |  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
January 28, 2015  |  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
January 28, 2015  |  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
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart, Kyle Larson tour MacDill Air Force Base

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Via Fox Sports
January 21, 2015  |  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
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Birmingham Bowl Preview and Prediction: East Carolina vs. Florida

Bowl season has a funny way of changing uninteresting September matchups into must-see TV.That Western Michigan-Air Force game in the Famous Idaho...
Via Athlon Sports
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: UMass, Providence Earn Victories At Catamount Cup

This embed is invalid" /> The UMass men’s hockey team scored four unanswered goals Monday night to cruise past Air Force 5-1 at the Catamount Cup in Burlington, Vt. Each of the Minutemen’s five tallies were scored by a different player, and nine skaters registered at least a point in the contest. Powering the UMass attack was sophomore winger Frank Vatrano...
Via NESN.com
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force player mocks Western Michigan's team motto in win

Western Michigan has this thing with boats. Specifically, coach P.J. Fleck has built a team motto around the concept of "rowing the boat" -- as in, everybody helping push forward in one direction. Hey, whatever works. Coaches come up with odd things all the time. And the stranger the battle cry, the more likely it is to get mocked by an opponent, which is what happened in the Idaho...
Via Fox Sports
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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