1. Army Football: Talking with Co-Defensive Coordinator Payam Saadat

    In 2011, with many freshman and sophomores in important roles, the Army defense struggled with a lack of size and experience in the front line. This year, players joining the team and experience earned through adversity should pay dividends...

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  2. Former New York Giant Bart Oates Promotes Concussion Awareness at West Point

    Bart Oates , the former New York Giants center, spoke on a panel Thursday at the U.S. Military Academy , which discussed the need to educate soldiers and athletes about concussion injuries...

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  3. NFL Commissioner Goodell and Army Chief of Staff Odierno Make Announcement

    The leaders of two of America's most visible organizations, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and US Army Chief of Staff Raymond T...

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  4. New York Mets Prospect Brandon Nimmo Starting to Shine for Brooklyn Cyclones

    Playing professional baseball in Brooklyn, N.Y. is quite an eye-opening experience for Brandon Nimmo—the 19-year-old Cheyenne, Wyo. native who was the New York Mets ' No. 1 draft choice in 2011...

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  5. Army Offense Gears Up at Michie Stadium Scrimmage

    The Army football team played a two-hour-plus, full-contact scrimmage at Michie Stadium on Saturday August 26...

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  6. U.S. Army and NFL to Hold Discussion of Concussion Injuries at West Point

    The U.S. Military Academy announced Friday that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T...

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  7. Army Football: Coach Ellerson Exhorts Offense, "Don't Put Ball on the Ground"

    The Army offense may have its top seven runners back from last season's Black Knight team—which led the country in rushing—but the team is being exhorted to "hold onto ...

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  8. Olympic History: Rhode Island Training Helps Irish Runner Win 1984 Silver Medal

    In 1984, John Treacy of Ireland, a graduate of Providence College in Rhode Island, surprised the running world by winning the Marathon Silver Medal in the 1984 Olympic Games held in Los Angeles...

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  9. Army Football: Whittington Named West Point First Captain

    Army senior defensive back Brandon Whittington from El Paso, Texas has been named First Captain for the 2012-2013 school year, the highest leadership position at the US Military Academy...

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  10. West Point Football Media Day: Black Knights Look for Breakthrough Year

    There were many familiar faces at West Point Wednesday morning as the Army Black Knight football players and coaches gathered to talk to the media before starting their first day of practice...

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  11. Chicago Gun Violence Claims Life of Iona Recruit Michael Haynes

    The Chicago Sun Times reports and Iona College confirms that Gael basketball recruit Michael Haynes, age 22, died of gunshot wounds late Thursday afternoon near his home in Chicago...

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  12. New York Yankees: Nick Swisher Greets Wounded Warriors in Bronx

    Members of the Wounded Warrior Project—2012 Soldier Ride—visited Yankee Stadium before the Wednesday game against Toronto and were greeted on the field by right fielder Nick Swisher ...

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  13. West Point Football: Black Knights to Practice in Early Morning in 2012

    Army head coach Rich Ellerson conducted spring practices this year before classes at West Point. The idea went over so well, the Black Knights will practice before class throughout the 2012 season...

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  14. Yankee Stadium Prepares to Host Match Between Chelsea FC and Paris-Saint Germain

    The Yankee Stadium ground crew began the job on Thursday of preparing the famed baseball field to host the first soccer game in its history Sunday as Chelsea FC will play Paris Saint-Germain in the Bronx ballpark...

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  15. Bob Costas Calls for Penn State to Shut Down Football Program

    NBC Broadcaster and Olympic host Bob Costas has called for the suspension of Penn State's football program through voluntarily action or through NCAA sanction...

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  16. Iona College Basketball: Tim Cluess Signs Nine New Players for 2012-13 Gaels

    The Gaels made it back to the NCAA Tournament last year with a veteran team including six seniors, but now they must rebuild their team...

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  17. Did Facebook and Twitter Cause David Wright to Miss Start in MLB All-Star Game?

    Sandy Alderson and others may have cited Mets fans' inaction as the reason Pablo Sandoval beat out David Wright by over 1.5 million votes in the voting for the National League starting third base position...

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  18. West Point Football: Former Army QB, Chase Prasnicki, Dies in Afghanistan

    Last Friday, word came that an Army football player from the West Point class of 2010, 1 st Lt. Stephen “Chase” Prasnicki, age 24, had died two days earlier, serving in Afghanistan...

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  19. West Point Football: Army Football Seniors Graduate and Commission to Army Duty

    At the US Military Academy on Saturday, the seniors on the Black Knight football team who led the 2011 team were among the 972 graduates awarded degrees and sworn in as commissioned second lieutenants in the US Army...

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  20. West Point Football: Army All-American of 1950s Honored at Arlington

    A small group of friends and relatives gathered Friday at Arlington National Cemetery to honor Major Donald Walter Holleder, one of the greats of college football who was heroic in the true sense when called upon to serve in Vietnam...

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  21. Army Football: CBS Sports Network Will Highlight Spring Game at Fort Benning

    On March 9th, West Point took their spring game down south to Ft. Benning, Georgia, home of the huge Army Infantry branch. A team from the CBS Sports Network went along to film the event...

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  22. New York Mets Baseball: An Opening Day Tour of Citi Field's New Outfield Wall

    Since Citi Field opened in 2009, it has been known as a pitcher's park, with deep outfield walls in almost every direction...

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  23. West Point Football: Talking with AAU Sullivan Award Winner Andrew Rodriguez

    A few players in college football quietly over-achieve. They live the image of what college sports should be about. They play their hearts out on the field, come back from injuries, do well in the classroom and provide leadership to their schools...

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  24. NCAA Bracket 2012 First Round: BYU Comes Back from 25 Down to Defeat Iona 78-72

    BYU outscores Iona 38-17 in the second half to win 78-72 after Iona led by 25 points in the first half. The Cougars advance in the NCAA West Regional to play Marquette from the Big East on Thursday in Louisville...

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  25. NCAA Tournament: Scott Machado and Momo Jones Prep for First Four Game with BYU

    The Iona Gaels will help open up the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Tuesday night in Dayton, Ohio, culminating a five-year building process by possibly playing before the President and his guest: the Prime Minster of England...

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