Browsing: Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl

What Navy fans need to know as the Mids prepare to wrap up 2012. Who, where, when: Navy (8-4) vs. Arizona State (7-5, 5-4 Pac-12), AT&T Park in San Francisco, Saturday, 4 p.m. Eastern (1 p.m. Pacific). TV: ESPN2 (Dave Pasch and Brian Griese have the call). Gambling is illegal in most states: Arizona State is a 14-point favorite. How they got here: Navy’s known its postseason fate for a while — a Nov. 3 win over Florida Atlantic made the Mids bowl-eligible, and they were locked into the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl via a preseason agreement. As for momentum…

Navy football fans can bask in an 11th-straight win over Army. Fans of the Black Knights can look toward next December. But Air Force just wants to beat Rice. And the Mids aren’t basking in anything, as evidenced by this picture of an early morning practice in Annapolis — they just want to beat Arizona State. Yes, it’s time to go bowling, and if you’re wearing or have worn a military uniform, you might get in free at three postseason college games: 1. Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl: Navy faces Arizona State on Dec. 29 in San Francisco at 4 p.m.…

With wins last weekend, both the Navy Midshipmen and the Air Force Falcons improved to 5-3 on the season, one win away from bowl eligibility. Navy has no teams above .500 remaining on its schedule and hosts 2-6 Florida Atlantic this Saturday; Air Force visits 1-6 Army on Saturday and has a date with Hawaii (1-6) in Colorado Springs on Nov. 16. Coaches and players can’t take wins for granted, but bowl projections have to. And if some of the most well-known postseason guessers¬† — CBSSports.com’s Jerry Palm, college football wizard Phil Steele and ESPN projectors Mark Schlabach and Brad…

A handful of military-sports links for a Tuesday morning — weekend stuff you might’ve missed, some scheduling notes, and your typical mid-America military invasion (no, not this one): 1. Tank vs. track: When you absolutely, positively have to destroy a race track surface so it can be repaved and ready for a fall NASCAR Sprint Cup race, call in the National Guard. That’s what they did in Kansas on Sunday, using military equipment and know-how to break up the asphalt. As deployments go, you could do worse than the infield of a Sprint Cup race. 2. Falcon left behind: Missing…

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