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Recap: Duke vs. Navy

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 1 week ago
Durham, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Paced by Anthony Boone's three touchdown passes, the Duke Blue Devils defeated the Navy Midshipmen, 35-7, in non- conference action Wallace Wade Stadium.Boone threw for 295 yards and zero interceptions on 31-for-38 passing for the Blue Devils (4-2), who have won two straight. Jela Duncan led the home team with 45 rushing yard and a touchdown on nine attempts....

United Airlines offers to fly Air Force to Navy game for free

By Steven Lassan, 6 months 2 weeks ago
With the government shutdown threatening the cancellation of the annual Air Force-Navy game, United Airlines is prepared to step in. There is a question of whether the funds used for sporting activities are congressionally appropriated. While Navy uses non-appropriated funds for athletics, the U.S. Air Force Academy partially fund their athletics programs through appropriated funds. Lawyers are...

College Football's Coach on the Hot Seat Rankings: Post-Week 1 Edition

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 2 weeks ago
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The Huskies turned in an awful performance against Towson, losing to the FCS opponent on Thursday night. Considering Connecticut had very little margin...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2013

By Steven Lassan, 8 months 3 weeks ago
Whether you hate or love the BCS, the bowl season is exciting time for college football fans. Although some believe there are too many bowl games, it's one last chance to see teams before the long offseason sets in. And considering how long the offseason is, maybe 35 bowl games isn't too many after all. With college football's new playoff format coming with the 2014 season, this...

9 Acts of College Football Pranks, Vandalism and Kidnapping

By David Fox, 10 months 1 week ago
Clemson officials acknowledged this week that Howard’s Rock, the iconic touchstone Clemson players rub before running onto the field at home games, was damaged by vandals around June 2 or 3. The perpetrators allegedly broke into the stadium, removed the glass casing and broke a piece of the rock, which has been a staple of Clemson games since 1966. Definitely broken #HowardsRock #...

College Football 2013 Preseason Rankings: 61-80

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
The start of the 2013 college football season is still a few months away. However, Athlon Sports is already counting down the teams for the upcoming year. Alabama is Athlon’s pick to win the national championship, with Urban Meyer’s Ohio State Buckeyes expected to finish No. 2 nationally. While there is always plenty of intrigue in filling out the top 25, No. 26-40 features a handful of...

Ranking the Best College Football-Basketball Coach Tandems in the Big East

By David Fox, 1 year 2 months ago
With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which school’s fanbase is most likely to be satisfied from September to March? A handful of schools may have an accomplished football coach while the basketball...

Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Preview and Prediction: Arizona State vs. Navy

By Braden Gall, 1 year 3 months ago
The Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl will feature a service academy surging after winning seven of its last eight and a Pac-12 program with a first-year coach and new identity. The meeting between Navy and Arizona State in this bowl game will mark the first time these two programs have played. The Midshipmen had been to eight straight bowls, four under head coach Ken Niumatalolo, before missing out...

Heisman Milestones and Firsts Through the Years

By David Fox, 1 year 4 months ago
Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy on Friday, adding another milestone to one of the most storied awards in sports. From the first African-American to win the award, to the first sophomore, to the first West Coast winner, the milestones achieved during the Heisman’s roll call of 78 winners have reshaped the award. Here’s a look at the key...

Greatest Moments in the Army-Navy Game's History

By Rob Doster, 1 year 4 months ago
The Army-Navy matchup is truly America's Game. It now has the second Saturday in December all to itself and features the best and brightest young men our country produces in a contest showcasing football in its purest form. By the time the Army-Navy game rolls around, no championships (aside from the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy) are at stake, no big-money bowl games are on the line, no pro...