| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:37 PM
With heavy hearts and a new slogan to help remember their fallen teammate, the Navy football team returned to practice Tuesday in Annapolis.
It came 10 days after freshman slotback Will McKamey collapsed from a brain injury on a nearby field and was...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 2:44 PM
A few weeks before the 2013 football season started at Navy, Ken Niumatalolo sat in his office and talked about how it was the most talented bunch of Midshipmen he had been around as both the team's head coach and as an assistant under both Paul Johnson...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Navy football player Will McKamey remained in critical condition late Sunday at Maryland Shock Trauma, one day after he sustained a brain injury during a spring practice in Annapolis, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
Kara McKamey posted on Facebook...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The brain injury Navy slotback Will McKamey suffered Saturday in Annapolis came during a noncontact practice drill, his parents wrote in an email distributed by an athletic department spokesman at the academy Monday.
McKamey, a 5-foot-9, 170-pound...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Rafi Montalvo, whose career as a Navy quarterback was put on hold when he was seriously hurt in a car accident on Thanksgiving night in 2012, said Wednesday that he has left the academy and will no longer try to play football.
Montalvo, 21, returned to...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Jimmy Smith knew it was real the first time he walked up the big hill to football practice, his 18-year-old lungs unable to find enough air. In the years that followed, the images of husky linemen, gasping on the sidelines, only confirmed the potency of...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Quarterbacks Trent Steelman and Keenan Reynolds will come into Saturday's Army-Navy game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia from nearly opposite directions.
The 113th meeting between the service academies will be Steelman's last game in a...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Navy wide receiver Brandon Turner started off his senior year on a sour note. The team's leading pass-catcher in 2011 missed the season opener against Notre Dame and didn't start against Penn State after being suspended for failing his physical...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Navy linebacker Brye French had never met Brendan Looney, only hearing stories about the former academy lacrosse star and his two brothers from longtime coach Richie Meade. Then one day during French's sophomore year, Meade told his team that the eldest...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Ken Niumatalolo noticed the Army guys looking askance as he wound his way through the Pentagon to attend a ceremony for his brother, an Army lieutenant colonel.
"I think they recognized me," said the Navy football coach, chuckling. "And I don't think...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:22 PM
A nationally televised college football game between Navy and Air Force at a sold-out stadium in Annapolis could become one of the more visible casualties of the U.S. government shutdown.
While Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Tuesday that a...