Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo said it's unfair Air Force can vie for the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy this fall. After initially blaming the Pentagon for the decision, Niumatalolo later apologized, saying, "The Pentagon has nothing to do with this."
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Air Force will host Navy on Oct. 3 as the Falcons will play only the two other major service academies this fall and vie for the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy.
- Navy coach rips Pentagon over CIC, apologizes
- Air Force hosts Navy as part of 2-game fall slate
- BYU postpones Army game after positive tests
- Army captain, Houston coach Yeoman dies at 92
BYU and Army have agreed to postpone their Sept. 19 game because of "a small number of positive COVID-19 test results" and the resulting contact tracing within the BYU football program.
Christian Anderson and Jakobi Buchanan ran for two touchdowns apiece and Army beat Louisiana-Monroe 37-7 on Saturday.
Two of the Power 5 conferences might be sitting out the fall season, but there is still plenty to be decided across the college football landscape. What does the 2020 campaign have in store?
Wondering which teams to catch on Saturdays this fall? Two Power 5 conferences have opted out, but there's still plenty to tune in to in 2020.
If ever you wanted insight into college football scheduling complications during a pandemic, look no further than the "wild and woolly" process it took BYU to get to its first game (8 p.m. ET on ESPN).
All the best from the first full day of college football. Even before kickoff, the week included an Earl Campbell-Guy Fieri meeting, Nick Saban on oatmeal creme pies cereal and more.
Sandon McCoy ran for three first-half touchdowns and Army opened its season with a 42-0 victory over Middle Tennessee on Saturday.
CFB Pod: University presidents have gone silent; how are UNC and Notre proceeding after COVID spike on campus; parents converge on Big Ten HQ
Kevin Negandhi and David Pollack kick off the podcast discussing David’s optimism that the season will get off the ground, athletes already making sacrifices to play pre-pandemic, the podcast they recorded but had to scrap, university presidents going quiet and how college football should crown a champion. Next, Andrea Adelson hops on to talk about how North Carolina and Notre Dame are handling preparations for the football season with spikes in coronavirus cases on campus (32:24). Finally, Adam Rittenberg calls in from the Big Ten headquarters after hearing from parents who are speaking out against the conference’s decision to postpone the season (44:40).
College Football Hall of Famer Bill Yeoman, a captain for Army as a player and an innovative coach in his 25 seasons for Houston, has died at the age of 92.
Paul starts with headlines and then moves to the first calls of the day. Plus, Navy AD Chet Gladchuk joins the show and gives an update on the Notre Dame/Navy and Army/Navy games.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has banned fans from attending fall sports at colleges and universities because of the ongoing pandemic.
Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser discuss Ben Simmons moving to power forward, Pat Mahomes' potential and the idea of playing the Army/Navy game this year.
While college football continues to reel from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, and the entire season hangs in limbo, Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk told ESPN on Monday he's determined to play the Army-Navy game if possible.
Notre Dame remains a potential top-10 team, but several questions persist. Elsewhere among independents, how will Hugh Freeze fare in his second year at Liberty? Will Army bounce back? Is BYU's "however" phase over?
Troy and Army announced a four-game series between the schools, from 2022-31. The two schools have never before met on the football field.