| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:43 PM
Marc Firlie calls comparisons between football and warfare a cliche.
But he says the challenges of playing football at the U.S. Naval Academy — on top of a full academic course load and year-round military training — really did help prepare...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 5:40 PM
For most of the past eight seasons, the Army-Navy game seemed to carry more significance for the Black Knights than for the Midshipmen. Except for last year's game in Philadelphia, when both teams had winning records and post-season plans, this...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:20 PM
The scene that played out before Navy began football practice Monday afternoon in Annapolis was different than other moments during the past four years when Jabaree Tuani tried to motivate his teammates.
Depending on Tuani's position in the pecking order...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 11:52 AM
Duty, service and honor are big words. They are also ones that are often abused these days by Washington politicians who thank each other for their "service" even as they sink deeper into partisan gridlock.
"Game of Honor," a documentary about West Point...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:05 PM
Army (3-8) @ Navy (4-7)
Site: FedEx Field, Landover, 2:30 p.m.
Radio: 1090 AM 1430 AM
Series Record: Navy leads 55-49-7
Last Meeting: Navy won 31-17 in Philadelphia on Dec. 11, 2010
Line: Navy by 7
Navy offense vs. Army...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 7:32 PM
This wasn't South Carolina or East Carolina, Rutgers or San Jose State. This certainly wasn't Air Force, either.
A frustrating Navy football season previously punctuated by narrow defeats and botched kicks ended with a sloppy but satisfying 27-21 victory...
| Jul 1, 2011
Football coach Ken Niumatalolo released the names Navy's 2011 recruits on Thursday night as 52 prospects representing 16 states went through induction ceremonies and began plebe summer.
"We are very excited about the group we have coming in this year,"...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:46 PM
A year ago, there was talk of an undefeated season and a possible BCS invitation, a Heisman Trophy campaign for senior quarterback Ricky Dobbs and a seemingly assured eighth straight Commander-in-Chief's Trophy.
It all unraveled quickly for the Navy...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Even before his senior year of high school began, Mason Graham knew that he wanted to play football at Navy. But Jabaree Tuani, Graham's teammate at Brentwood Academy outside Nashville, Tenn., wasn't sold on making the same military commitment. As much as...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:56 PM
Jabaree Tuani had seen enough.
As another play by the scout-team offense had found another hole in Navy's first-team defense, the senior defensive end stomped around like an old-time wrestler, spit flying to punctuate his frustration.
Watching from a...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Most of the current Navy starters were not on the field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium the last time the Midshipmen played Delaware. That was in 2009, when the home team turned a three-point lead early in the fourth quarter into a deceptive 35-18...