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Got the wrong goat: West Point cadets try to nab Navy mascot

Nov. 23, 2021 17:29 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — West Point cadets attempting to nab the U.S. Naval Academy's mascot ahead of the annual Army-Navy football game ended up grabbing a different goat, according to a report. U.S. Military Academy cadets traveled this weekend to a farm near...

Fox Sports heads to Naval Academy for military salute

Nov. 05, 2021 11:41 AM EDT

Fox Sports could have had one of the more intriguing games of the week with Green Bay visiting Kansas City — until Aaron Rodgers went into the NFL's COVID-19 protocol, ending a potential shootout with Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Fox is taking its pregame show on...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Nov. 03, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 28 The (Johannesburg, South Africa) Mail & Gazette on climate denial within political parties: Local government is on the front line of the climate crisis. ...

10 years after ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,’ cadets see progress

Sep. 25, 2021 08:26 AM EDT

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Kelli Normoyle was nervous as she arrived at the Coast Guard Academy campus in Connecticut in 2008. She had come out as a lesbian to a few friends near the end of high school, but she faced a military environment where “don’t ask, don’t tell” was still the...

Vignettes: Service academy athletes recall Sept. 11

Sep. 09, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

That September day 20 years ago struck an emotional chord, still does for Chad Jenkins, then a senior quarterback at Army. “It was utter shock,” Jenkins said. “I remember also having a feeling of adrenaline pumping through the veins trying to recognize the magnitude...

'Life just changed': Academy players, ex-coach recall 9/11

Sep. 09, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

On a clear day, the New York skyline is visible from the top of Army’s Michie Stadium at West Point. So after the second plane hit the World Trade Center, former Black Knights coach Todd Berry ran to the top. Some of his staff members, too. To...