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Air Force-Navy football game moving to 9/11 next year

Dec. 22, 2020 12:01 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Next year's game between service-academy rivals Air Force and Navy has been moved to Sept. 11 in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the academies announced Tuesday. The game was originally scheduled for Oct. 2. “We will use this nationally...

Army quarterback Tyhier Tyler celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in West Point, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Air Force visits Army; service academy supremacy at stake

Dec. 17, 2020 5:49 PM EST

The coronavirus pandemic has led to an unprecedented two-week stretch of football at West Point. A week after hosting service-academy rival Navy, Army is welcoming Air Force to Michie Stadium. The Black Knights are taking it in stride as they try for a sweep after shutting out the Midshipmen. “Winning that...

Navy quarterback Xavier Arline (7) rushes during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Army on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in West Point, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Army beats Navy 15-0 at Michie Stadium

Dec. 12, 2020 8:27 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Singing the alma mater second never felt quite like this for Army. These Black Knights accomplished something never before done in the history of their rivalry with Navy: Beating the Midshipmen at West Point. Tyhier Tyler scored on a 4-yard run early in the fourth quarter, the Army...

Former Army star Gary Steele invited, can't attend big game

Dec. 11, 2020 5:02 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Fans won't be allowed at the Army-Navy game at West Point on Saturday because of COVID-19 restrictions, but Army athletic director Mike Buddie made an exception for Gary Steele. Steele, a retired colonel, was one of about 30 Black students at the academy in the mid-1960s and became...

Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo watches from the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Tulsa, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Army hosts Navy for 1st time in 77 years due to COVID-19

Dec. 10, 2020 5:50 PM EST

Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo never tires of the feeling that permeates the locker room in the moments before the opening kickoff of the annual matchup against Army. “There’s a chill that goes through you unlike any other game," Niumatalolo said. "It’s the craziest thing because you’re in...

Official: Trump to attend the Army-Navy game at West Point

Dec. 7, 2020 6:19 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump is scheduled to attend this weekend's Army-Navy football game in New York, the U.S. Naval Academy's athletic director said Monday. The game on Saturday at the U.S. Military Academy's homefield in West Point, New York, will mark the first time the storied rivalry...

Tulsa running back Corey Taylor II (24) runs with the ball past Navy linebacker Diego Fagot (54) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

No. 22 Tulsa beats Navy 19-6 to earn berth in AAC title game

Dec. 5, 2020 8:12 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — No comeback required. No flurry of touchdowns needed. All it took for No. 22 Tulsa to earn a spot in the American Athletic Conference title game was a rousing defensive performance and one heck of a big play. The Golden Hurricane squelched Navy's triple option Saturday and used a...

Tulsa fans cheer as linebacker Zaven Collins (23) returns an interception for a touchdown during the second overtime of the team's NCAA college football game against Tulane in Tulsa, Okla., Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

No. 22 Tulsa seeks berth in AAC title game with win vs Navy

Dec. 4, 2020 2:41 PM EST

Riding a five-game winning streak after working its way around a constantly changing schedule, No. 22 Tulsa must overcome an old nemesis Saturday to clinch a berth in the American Athletic Conference title game. The Golden Hurricane (5-1, 5-0, No. 24 CFP) face Navy (3-5, 3-3) in a game originally scheduled for...

Tulsa quarterback Davis Brin (7) throws a pass while under pressure from Tulane linebacker Nick Anderson (40) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tulsa, Okla., Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

No. 22 Tulsa seeks 6th straight win in matchup with Navy

Dec. 3, 2020 5:04 PM EST

No. 22 Tulsa (5-1, 5-0 AAC, No. 24 CFP) at Navy (3-5, 3-3), 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Tulsa by 12 Series record: Navy 6-1 WHAT’S AT STAKE? Tulsa can clinch a berth in the American Athletic Conference championship game on Dec. 19 with a victory here or in the finale against unbeaten Cincinnati. The...