| 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)...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:21 PM
As season openers go, a road game at Indiana on Saturday doesn't seem as daunting for Navy as going to Dublin, Ireland, to play Notre Dame last year.
It might be just as tough, however, given Navy's problems against the Hoosiers for more than a half...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 3:45 PM
As the Navy football team returned to the practice field Monday in preparation for its Dec. 8 game against rival Army, Coach Ken Niumatalolo and his players were thinking about one of their own fighting for his life in a Miami hospital after being...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Jimmy Smith knew it was real the first time he walked up the big hill to football practice, his 18-year-old lungs unable to find enough air. In the years that followed, the images of husky linemen, gasping on the sidelines, only confirmed the potency of...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Quarterbacks Trent Steelman and Keenan Reynolds will come into Saturday's Army-Navy game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia from nearly opposite directions.
The 113th meeting between the service academies will be Steelman's last game in a...