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Lightning drags out Lane Kiffin’s debut, Navy tops FAU 42-19

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Lane Kiffin‘s debut at Florida Atlantic lasted nearly six hours, featured three lightning delays and ended with almost no one left in the stands. It was unforgettable. It was also unsuccessful.

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After 2 months, Jim Mattis is only Donald Trump pick at Pentagon

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Jim Mattis is not lonely in the Pentagon, but two months into his tenure as secretary of defense not a single political appointee has joined him. The retired Marine general, who took office just hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in, has sparred with the White House over choices for high-priority civilian positions that, while rarely visible to the public, are key to developing and implementing defense policy at home and abroad. When the Obama administration closed shop in…

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Donald Trump targets F-35, but aircraft means jobs in 45 states

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President-elect Donald Trump is vowing to corral the “out of control” cost of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. But congressional Republicans and Democrats, aware of the tens of thousands of jobs the aircraft generates in 45 states, will be wary of any plans by Trump to cut the program. A Monday morning tweet from Trump targeting the F-35 doesn’t explain exactly how he’ll save billions of dollars in military purchases while also honoring a campaign vow to rebuild the armed…

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Army beats Navy to end 14-year skid in series

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The Army football team and its fans around the world can finally rejoice. No longer will they have to listen to barbs from Navy or lament another missed opportunity in the biggest game of the year. At long last, The Streak is over. Army ended a 14-year run of frustration against the Midshipmen, using an overpowering running game and opportunistic defense to carve out a long overdue 21-17 victory Saturday. With future commander in chief Donald Trump looking on, the…

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Navy, Western Michigan could put bowls on hold if CFP waits

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No. 13 Western Michigan and No. 20 Navy could put a bunch of bowls on hold, depending on what the College Football Playoff selection committee thinks of their performances this weekend. If Navy is in position to earn a spot in a major bowl game when the rankings and semifinal pairings are set Sunday, the 12-person committee will wait a week for Navy to play Army to make a final call on where the Midshipmen should be ranked. Navy (9-2)…

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USF takes big lead in conference game, holds on to beat Navy

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It started out as a stroll in the park. Then USF almost got mugged. For much of Friday night, the Bulls looked as if they were on their way to an impressive victory over American Conference foe Navy. They led 28-0 after one period and 42-14 at the half. Navy, however, came back strong in the final period to narrow the final score to seven. “It was a great win for our football team. I’m really excited with the way our…

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USF tries to recapture momentum after bad loss to Temple

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Days ago, they had the world on a string. They were on the edge of the Top 25. Fans were talking about their three-headed offense. Some were concerned Bulls Coach Willie Taggart might leave. Then came a loss to Temple in which the Bulls were pushed around, and everything changed. Suddenly, USF has to regain what slipped away against the Owls. “We’re ticked off,” Taggart said. “After any loss, you’re ticked off. We’re 6-2, only one loss in the conference. We still…

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