Soldiers, following in Patton’s bootsteps, will go for modern pentathlon gold at Olympics
America’s most famous modern pentathlete was Gen. George S. Patton, who participated in the sport as a junior officer during the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. A pair of soldiers hope to bring modern pentathlon gold medals home to Colorado after this month’s Summer Olympics.
Active-duty sailor and former Naval Academy baseball player Charlie Connolly drafted by Los Angeles Dodgers
Charlie Connolly, who commissioned as a surface warfare officer, is scheduled to report to the USS Russell, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer based in San Diego, at some point in November.
FBI rules out threat to All-Star Game after police make arrests at hotel near stadium
Federal authorities said Sunday that there is no reason to suspect terrorism or a threat directed at Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game after three men were arrested Friday in an illegal-weapons probe at a hotel blocks from the stadium hosting the event.
Navy junior Joseph ‘JC’ Hermus named College Sailor of the Year: ‘He is always testing boundaries’
JC Hermus has lived up to his billing and then some, earning All-America status all three seasons he’s competed for the Midshipmen. Now the Long Island native has etched his name into Navy intercollegiate sailing history.
US women’s softball team arrives at Marine base in Japan for pre-Olympics training camp
Japan has carved out restrictions for Olympic athletes that preclude them from the usual 14-day quarantine expected of most arriving foreigners, but that also prevent them from mingling with most residents of Japan.
Air Force Marathon returns in September for 25th anniversary
This year’s event celebrates the breadth of Air Force power, highlighting a quartet of famous airplanes. Races include the familiar array of distances: The 26.2-mile marathon, 13.1-mile half marathon, 10K, 5K, Tailwind Trot 1K Kids’ Run, and the “Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge” events.
Supreme Court sides with athletes in dispute with NCAA over rules limiting benefits
The Supreme Court dealt the NCAA a unanimous defeat Monday and ruled the multibillion-dollar college sports industry can be sued under the antitrust laws for conspiring to make money by insisting star athletes be unpaid amateurs.
Rubio asks Biden for waiver so Navy star Cameron Kinley can play for NFL's Buccaneers
The Naval Academy’s 2021 class president and captain of the Midshipmen football team, Kinley wasn’t selected in the recent NFL draft but joined the Bucs as an undrafted free agent and shined at their rookie minicamp in May.
Here is how Miami native Alejandro Sancho wound up in the US Army and Tokyo Olympics
Never in his wildest dreams did Albert Pardo, the former wrestling coach at South Miami High, imagine that Alejandro “Alex” Sancho, the son of Cuban immigrants, would wind up as a U.S. Army specialist, heading to the Tokyo Olympics to compete as a Greco-Roman wrestler for Team USA. But here he is.
Marine air station in Japan to host two Olympic teams ahead of Tokyo Games
A pair of American teams will camp out at MCAS Iwakuni to train at Atago Sports Complex, a facility the US military shares with the city of Iwakuni.