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This undated photo provided by United States Coast Guard shows Emlen Tunnell, the first Black player inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Coast Guard honors Black veteran, NFL great Emlen Tunnell
Before he became the first Black player inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Emlen Tunnell served in the Coast Guard during and after World War II, where he was credited with saving the lives of two shipmates in separate incidents.
President Trump to attend Army-Navy game
The visit will make Trump the 10th sitting president to attend the historic rivalry between the two service academies, a tradition started by Theodore Roosevelt in 1901.
Navy tames Golden Hurricane 37-29
Navy's Zach Abey ran for 128 yards with a pair of touchdowns and the Midshipmen snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 37-29 victory over Tulsa on Saturday.
NFL honoring military service with November campaign
The NFL began its "Salute to Service " campaign to honor the nation’s military, veterans and their families by pledging to donate up $5 to its nonprofit partners for every use of the hashtag Salute To Service through Nov. 19.
Notre Dame destroys Navy in San Diego 44-22
Ian Book threw for 330 yards and two touchdowns, Dexter Williams ran for 142 yards and three scores and No. 3 Notre Dame overwhelmed Navy 44-22 on Saturday night to remain undefeated and in the playoff picture.
Dazed Air Force QB returns to confuse Navy
Air Force took the first leg in the competition among the service academies for the Commander in Chief’s Trophy. The Falcons will play at Army on Nov. 3 while Navy (2-3) plays Army on Dec. 8 in its final regular-season game.
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