Army-Navy Game: The greatest rivalry in college sports

PHOTO: Army coach Jeff Monken leads his players celebrating their 2015 win over Navy with the Corps of Cadets, West Point's students in the stands. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN Now that college football’s rivalry weekend has come and gone – with various talking heads having claimed Michigan-Ohio State or another traditional end-of-year showdown is the greatest rivalry in sports – let’s get down to the genuine article. The 122nd Army-Navy Game is Dec. 11…

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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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