Chris Rowley, who will turn 27 in August, is a phone call from becoming the first West Point graduate to play in the major leagues.

Weston Steelhammer, other Air Force grads won't be in NFL training camps

The Department of Defense’s policy would have allowed players to apply to serve their time on reserve status to pursue professional sports, but that rule was changed just before the NFL draft in Apri.

Mooney, fellow grads rejoice in Army breakthrough against Navy

One of Collin Mooney's favorite T-shirts is a replica of the 82nd Airborne jerseys that Army football players wore for the Army-Navy game in December.

Florida referee brought in to school football officials at German military bases

Youth sports managers brought in a ringer to lead a weeklong football refereeing clinic in Wiesbaden, which will form the foundation for certification of youth football referees in Germany this year.

The Juice will be loose: O.J. Simpson granted parole

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star.

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military sports

Army football prospect battles back from torn ACL

One year ago, Andrew Hipp tore his left anterior cruciate ligament while running a route on the last play of Army's camp. Hipp's road back was fueled on returning to West Point and impressing Army's coaches.

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pacific sports

Sargent’s passes, stingy D boost Kadena to Torii Bowl title

Dallas Sargent and Kadena left nothing to chance in Saturday’s Torii Bowl, earning redemption for a heartbreaking overtime defeat in 2016 by leaving nothing to chance in the 2017 U.S. Forces Japan-American Football League title game.