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Montez leads way as Colorado renews rivalry with Air Force

Sep. 13, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Envision this for a moment: Colorado senior quarterback Steven Montez leading the Air Force triple-option offense. The opportunity was on the table out of high school for the dual-threat QB. Colorado recruited Montez for his throwing/running and Air Force for his running/throwing. In...

For Gregg Popovich, leading USA Basketball is a true calling

Aug. 29, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Even now, U.S coach Gregg Popovich remains a military man. Nearly a half-century after his graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy, it hasn't been uncommon in recent San Antonio Spurs offseasons for Popovich to return for workouts on the wooded trails of that campus in Colorado. He'd be...

Air Force Academy chapel in Colorado to close in September

Aug. 20, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado has announced it will close its cadet chapel for extensive renovations beginning in September. KOAA-TV reports the military academy says Sept. 3 is the final day scheduled for visits prior to the chapel's three-year closure. Officials at...

Naval Academy professor returns, but not to class

Aug. 19, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — As a civilian tenured English professor, Bruce Fleming believes he has made important contributions to the U.S. Naval Academy during his 30 years on staff, providing views from outside the military while teaching writing, literature and critical thinking skills to future Navy and...

Secret's out on hard-hitting Air Force linebacker

Aug. 13, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Air Force senior linebacker Kyle Johnson did some mapping and data collecting during his confidential summer internship at a think tank in the nation's capital. Sorry, that's really all he can reveal. His work was either sensitive or classified. He does have clearance to...

Naval Academy appealing reinstatement of fired professor

Aug. 7, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy is appealing a judge's decision to reinstate a fired English professor who has been a longtime critic of the academy, officials said Wednesday. Bruce Fleming, a civilian who is a tenured professor, was fired last year after the academy alleged "conduct...

Trump planning to nominate Spicer to Naval Academy board

Jul. 31, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he intends to nominate his former press secretary, Sean Spicer, to serve on the Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy. Board members review the state of morale and discipline at the Naval Academy and its curriculum and fiscal affairs. Spicer...

Federal board reinstates Naval Academy professor

Jul. 24, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A U.S. Naval Academy professor who was removed by the academy after an investigation into his conduct in class was reinstated to his job by a federal board Wednesday. The U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board ordered the reinstatement of Bruce Fleming with back pay within 20 days. The...