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Army grad closing in on majors

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.

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.

Niumatalolo, Navy captains embrace 3rd-place prediction

Navy has thrived on its seemingly perpetual underdog status over the years, so it was no surprise to hear head coach Ken Niumatalolo and Navy's two team captains embrace being picked third in the West Division of the American Athletic Conference.

Navy assistant Gabby Capuzzi helping to develop lacrosse in Italy

Gabby Capuzzi showed she still has the stick skills by scoring five goals for the Italian contingent when Team Italy made its World Cup debut by beating Hong Kong, 12-10.

Illinois veterans' golf league brings servicemembers together

The American flag and flags of the five military service branches fly above the holes at Bergen Golf Course on Fridays.

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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.

Holy Cross baseball sweeps Army in Patriot League semifinal series

Holy Cross (20-25), the No. 2 seed, will face the winner of the other semifinal series between top-seeded Navy and No. 4 Bucknell next weekend.

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