| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Navy linebacker Brye French had never met Brendan Looney, only hearing stories about the former academy lacrosse star and his two brothers from longtime coach Richie Meade. Then one day during French's sophomore year, Meade told his team that the eldest...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Ken Niumatalolo noticed the Army guys looking askance as he wound his way through the Pentagon to attend a ceremony for his brother, an Army lieutenant colonel.
"I think they recognized me," said the Navy football coach, chuckling. "And I don't think...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:50 PM
The Navy is investigating the alleged sexual assault last year of a female midshipman at the Naval Academy by three members of the football team, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed Friday.
The woman has told investigators she remembers little of the...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Navy quarterback Rafi Montalvo remembers flying home to Florida on Thanksgiving Day last year, but the memories of what happened to him late that November night are still a little fuzzy.
It is probably for the best.
The last thing Montalvo recalls was...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo does not look at the start of the 2013 season any differently than he did the start of the 2012 season.
It does not matter that the Midshipmen are coming off an 8-5 season instead of their first losing record (5-7...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo knew fullback Chris Swain had potential last season, when he spotted the powerful freshman behind starter Noah Copeland.
It was during his team's final game, a blowout defeat to Arizona State in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Wave Ryder first gained national attention last November when Navy's junior safety was part of an answer on "Jeopardy." The category was "Great College Football Names." The answer — "Perhaps the most appropriate name ever, Wave Ryder, of this...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Academy life is a little easier for Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds as he begins his sophomore year. The adjustment from being away from home, the transition to a more rigorous academic workload and getting accustomed to the off-field responsibility of a...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The painting is hung prominently in the private office of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Titled "Wide Left," it shows an oversized football, a tiny goal post and the final score of 23-20, collectively representing the end of last year's AFC...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 7:27 PM
A little more than a month into the season, Navy had lost to all three Football Bowl Subdivision opponents it had played, and the closest result in any of those beatings was 12-0 at home to San Jose State.
Then came a road game against Air Force,...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:53 AM
There are days when Navy wide receiver Brandon Turner wonders how he is still at the academy, his college football career winding down and graduation within sight.
Many of those who Turner started with at the Naval Academy Prep School five years ago are...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:27 PM
If anyone wants to nitpick at Navy's football success over the past decade, a starting point — and finish line — might be the team's record in bowl games.
Going into Saturday's Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl against Arizona State (7-5) at San...