Duke counts on Durant running like Army, but don’t overlook passing game opportunities

PHOTO (Duke Athletics): Gunnar Holmberg hands off to Mataeo Durant against Georgia Tech. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN  DURHAM – Duke football travels over North Carolina terrain known as the Piedmont foothills to Wake Forest, but the matchup presents the Blue Devils with a mountainous climb against an unbeaten, No. 13-ranked team leading the ACC. Duke (3-4, 0-3 ACC Coastal) is coming off its third straight loss, including 48-0 at Virginia, entering the 4 p.m.…

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The End Game with Army West Point pioneer Gary Steele

Visit my home page, TomShanahan.Report Gary Steele, West Point trailblazer, Army's first Black football letterman. The End Game discusses race and sports in America with a focus on Michigan State coach Duffy’s Daugherty’s 1960 teams leading college football leading the way. Duffy’s teams were the sport’s first fully integrated rosters and won national titles in 1965 and 1966. Co-hosts: Tom Shanahan, award-winning sportswriter. Herman Bulls, West Point graduate, retired Colonel and honored numerous times as one of the nation’s top African-American…

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Big Rapids teammates and a West Point weekend

PHOTO: Somebody doesn't belong in the this group. L-R: Me; Rollie Stichweh, Army Hall of Fame QB, rival of Navy's Roger Staubach in epic 1963 and 1964 Army-Navy Games, served in Vietnam; Robert Jones, a Stichweh classmate and teammate, Vietnam War POW for five years at Hanoi Hilton torture chamber same years as John McCain; and (Ret.) Col. Rick Steinke, West Point grad and Big Rapids High QB. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN  WEST POINT…

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