| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:51 PM
It's the first question on many people's lips when they meet Maika Polamalu.
"'Are you related to Troy?'" recounted the Navy junior linebacker, who is first cousins with the Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety. "That's always the first thing. It doesn't...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 6:54 PM
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — When sophomore quarterback Keenan Reynolds had to leave Navy's game Saturday with concussion-like symptoms in the second quarter, the Midshipmen never recovered.
Western Kentucky knocked Navy from of the ranks of the unbeaten,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds, who came out of last Saturday's 19-7 loss at Western Kentucky with a head injury, is expected to play this week against Air Force, according to head coach Ken Niumatalolo.
After losing for the first time this season,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:14 PM
When it comes to service academy football, the players and coaches usually understand what their counterparts are going through. For Navy and Air Force, which will meet today in Annapolis, there is even more shared experience than normal this year....
| Oct 5, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo wouldn't use the early week uncertainty surrounding Saturday's game against service academy rival Air Force as an excuse for the way the Midshipmen played for much of the first half. Sophomore quarterback Keenan...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Demond Brown's time at Navy had finally come — or so it seemed.
With the departure of senior slotbacks Gee Gee Greene, Bo Snelson and John Howell after last season, Brown had emerged from the competition this spring as a starter for one of the two...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Ken Niumatalolo's voice typically goes up a couple octaves the more upset he becomes. After what transpired Saturday at Duke, Niumatalolo is inching closer to becoming a soprano.
In what Niumatalolo described Monday as Navy's most disappointing defeat...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo reminded his players after a practice this week that they are not like other college football teams that can simply show up and win on sheer talent alone. "We're not like Alabama or LSU," he said.
As Navy (3-2)...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Noah Copeland and Chris Swain were stretching together during a practice early last week when Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo approached his top two fullbacks with a little pep talk.
"Coach Niumat kind of called us out, told us we need to show up,"...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Redemption, and admittedly a little bit of relief, found Navy placekicker Nick Sloan Saturday afternoon in Annapolis.
Looking at a potential game-winning 30-yard field goal attempt with a second left on the clock at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Many college football teams publish a depth chart that includes the top two players at every position. Navy, however, produces one that sometimes goes four-deep and for good reason.
The Midshipmen have always relied on a variety of players to carve...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Going into last week's game against Pittsburgh, Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo was asked whether he was going to change kickers after Nick Sloan missed an extra point that proved decisive in a 45-44 double-overtime defeat at Toledo in the previous game....