| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:12 AM
The initial diagnosis was a sprained right knee. But as the two weeks Matt Aiken expected to miss turned into a month and the 2012 Navy football season began without him, the junior wide receiver made a rare request for an athlete at the academy.
| May 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The 2012 college football season is still months away, but those who oversee its coverage at The Sporting News did their best this week to turn some of the attention away from the NFL’s concussion controversy, the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs,...
| May 22, 2012
| 6:35 PM
David Sperry, a starting cornerback for the Navy football team, has left the school after violating academy rules, two sources familiar with the situation said Tuesday.
Sperry, a 5-foot-11, 182-pound senior from Las Vegas, started all 12 games for the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo was standing on the field at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland, before his team's season opener against Notre Dame, talking with longtime defensive line coach Dale Pehrson about the collective inexperience of the Midshipmen....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:08 PM
The football seasons at Maryland and Navy turned on the health of their quarterbacks — in College Park for the worse, in Annapolis for the better.
When the Terps take the field at Byrd Stadium against Georgia Tech on Saturday, freshman Shawn...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The impressive numbers keep piling up for Navy freshman Keenan Reynolds. The winning streak that corresponds with Reynolds' insertion at quarterback last month remains intact. The recent string of bowl appearances, following a year's hiatus, has been...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:22 PM
Jabaree Tuani and Kriss Proctor had much different football careers at the Naval Academy.
Tuani started from the third game of his freshman year and became one of the most accomplished defensive linemen in school history. Proctor sat behind star...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Ken Niumatalolo's life changed dramatically the day he was named to succeed Paul Johnson as Navy's football coach after the 2007 season.
Niumatalolo went from being a relatively unknown offensive-line coach to a first-time head coach following the man...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:52 PM
The biggest crowd Nick Sloan said he has kicked in front of was about 1,000 fans during his high school years in San Diego. The biggest kick Sloan ever made came last year, when he made a 39-yard field goal with three seconds left to help the Naval...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:36 PM
John Howell was at the Naval Academy for several months before he ever heard Gee Gee Greene utter more than a few words. In the weight room at Ricketts Hall, on the practice fields and even when the football team was eating its meals, Greene said little...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The life of a Navy football player usually reflects the regimented daily grind of a typical midshipman. There is one major difference: on the field, the route taken by many of Ken Niumatalolo's players is not always like an early morning march, a ramrod...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Towson coach Rob Ambrose was having a conversation with his agent this spring and asked if he knew anyone interested in joining his staff to work with the defensive line.
Ambrose's agent, Dennis Cordell, mentioned a very familiar name — former...