Navy, Air Force football game could fall victim to government shutdown


The government shutdown potentially has another unrealized effect, the Navy, Air Force football game scheduled for Saturday, Oct 5, could be postponed or cancelled.  

According to the Navy football team's website, the Department of Defense has cancelled all intercollegiate athletic events at all of the service academies.

The official announcement of whether the game is off or on will be made before noon Thursday, Oct. 3.   It was to be televised on CBS at 11:30am ET.  

One soccer game against Howard University has been cancelled for Tuesday night.  Officials have not announced if the game will be made up or not. 

For more, visit navysports.com.  


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