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Navy's Nelson Smith gets a big block from teammate C.J. Williams (20) as he turns the corner and scores his team's first touchdown in the second quarter of the Navy-Air Force football game at Annapolis, Md., October 5, 2019.<br>Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes

Air Force-Army football rescheduled to December

The game is now scheduled for Dec. 19 on Army's home field. It was moved from its customary spot on the first Saturday in November because of COVID-19 issues at the Air Force Academy.

Navy will host Memphis and Tulsa to make up games postponed by coronavirus issues

The Navy football team will get a chance to make up two of its games that were postponed because of the coronavirus.

Former Army linebacker Lyle Weaver is remembered as a fierce competitor

Former Army linebacker Lyle Weaver, who stood out in the Hula Bowl his senior year and had a tryout with the New York Jets, lost his fight with cancer Thursday at the age of 42.

Patriots’ Belichick calls for US action against Turkey, Azerbaijan for 'unprovoked and deadly attacks on Armenians'

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Wednesday called for the U.S. government to take action against Turkey and Azerbaijan for what he called “for their unprovoked and deadly attacks on Armenians.”

Third straight Navy football game postponed due to coronavirus cases at South Florida

Navy's football game at South Florida on Saturday has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 cases and the ensuing contact tracing of student-athletes on the USF team. It's the third straight Navy game that has been postponed.

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How does Navy football move forward after having consecutive games postponed due to COVID-19?

Schedule problems aside, Navy football must first figure out a path forward to finishing this season. COVID-19 has crept onto the campus of the Naval Academy and could potentially prevent the Midshipmen from playing any games the rest of the way if it's not brought under control.


Marshall football, 50 years after plane crash, carries on and remembers

On Saturday, the 50th anniversary of a plane crash that killed all 75 members of the Marshall University football team's traveling party, sixteenth-ranked Marshall will host East Tennessee State.

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