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Air Force quarterback Donald Hammond III runs for a short gain with Colorado State defensive lineman Ellison Hubbard in pursuit in the first half of an NCAA football game Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 in Fort Collins, Colo. 
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Hammond leads Air Force over Colorado State 38-21

Donald Hammond III ran for a touchdown and threw for three more, including a go-ahead 50-yard catch-and-run to Sanders in the fourth quarter.

Army closes home slate with 47-6 win over VMI

Pressed into action when sophomore starter Jabari Laws was injured early, Kelvin Hopkins Jr. responded by rushing for a career-high 208 yards and a touchdown on just 16 carries


Coast Guard Academy seniors will play in their 'biggest game,' face Merchant Marine on Saturday

Coast Guard's 16 seniors will end their careers in Saturday's Secretaries' Cup matchup with the rival Merchant Marine Academy. The game, beginning at noon at Cadet Memorial Field, will be televised for the third straight season on ESPN3.


US military academy athletes can now delay service, go pro

The new guidelines state athletes must get approval from the defense secretary, and it requires them to eventually fulfill their military obligation or repay the costs of their education.

Coast Guard football coach Bill George to retire following Saturday's season-finale

He has been the head football coach at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy for the past 21 seasons — but, after Saturday's rivalry game against the Merchant Marine Academy, Bill George will step down to spend more time with family.


Los Angeles Chargers elevate game by practicing at Air Force Academy

In preparation for their high-altitude Monday night clash with Kansas City at Estadio Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, the Los Angeles Chargers are taking to the field at Falcon Stadium to take advantage of the Air Force Academy's 6,660 feet elevation.


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COLUMN

Why NBA referee Matt Boland credits the military for straightening out his life

"I was in a point in my life where I was in college and not focused and not doing well and joined the National Guard in 1987," NBA referee Matt Boland remembered. "I came back a different person."


PERSPECTIVE

The former Expos are finally in the World Series, and Montreal isn't sure what to think

After the Montreal Expos may have left Canada for Washington in 2005, a small cohort of their fans never abandoned the ballclub. But plenty of other Montrealers can, or at least can actively not pay attention to the team they once called "Nos Amours," or in English, "Our Loves."


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