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  1. Bowl game matchups: Virginia Tech vs. Cincinnati

    David M. Hale

    Military Bowl presented by Northrup Grumman: Virginia Tech (6-6) vs. Cincinnati (9-3) Dec. 27, 1 p.m. ET, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Md. (ESPN) Key matchup: Cincinnati run game vs. Virginia Tech defensive line Why it matt...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  2. Jack Chevigny: Football and war hero

    Steve Wulf

    Steve Wulf tells the story of Jack Chevigny who played football for and coached with Knute Rockne at Notre Dame, scored the original "for the Gipper" touchdown, head coached at the University of Texas, enlisted in the Marines in his mid-thirties and died on the beach at Iwo Jima.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  3. NCAA rules Marine Steven Rhodes can play immediately for Middle T...

    The NCAA ruled Monday that Middle Tennessee State freshman Steven Rhodes can "play immediately" after serving five years in the Marines.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  4. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders call pressure on NCAA 'enormous'

    The NCAA is working with Middle Tennessee to come up with a decision on the eligibility of a freshman attempting to play college football after serving five years in the Marines.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  5. NCAA needs to make right call on Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders St...

    Mark Schlabach

    The NCAA needs to right a wrong and clear former Marine Steven Rhodes to play for Middle Tennessee this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  6. Marine appealing NCAA rule preventing him from playing for Middle...

    A Middle Tennessee freshman who finished five years of active service in the Marines this summer is appealing an NCAA rule preventing him from playing this season because he played in a recreational league in the military.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2013
  7. Source: ACC, American in Military Bowl

    Andrea Adelson

    The ACC will face the American Athletic Conference in the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman beginning in 2014, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy. The bowl will be played at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. The fi...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  8. American Athletic Conference, ACC to play in Military Bowl -- sou...

    Brett McMurphy

    The American Athletic Conference and ACC have agreed to a six-year deal with the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman beginning in 2014, sources said.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2013
  9. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson police are offering a $5K reward for info leading to the arrest and convection of the Rock Wrecker. Clemson hosted about 40 marines on Thursday -- and, yeah, they got to rub the rock. Pitt has received its sixth commitment for 2014. F...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  10. USC RB Silas Redd can't erase his Penn State past - ESPN The Mag...

    Kevin Van Valkenburg

    In ESPN The Magazine, Trojan running back Silas Redd tells Kevin Van Valkenburg about his decision to leave Penn State for USC after the Nittany Lions' sanctions were announced.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2012
  11. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Have a great weekend, ACC fans ... Andy Bitter and Coley Harvey scout the Seminoles for Virginia Tech fans. Clemson honored 40 marines for their service. Here's a good quick view of the league's APR scores for football. The reporters at the...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  12. Gemmell: Marines shaped ASU's Sheffield

    ESPN.com staff

    This is not a story about war; it's a story about football. This is not a story about Jake Sheffield, former corporal in the United States Marine Corps. It's a story about Jake Sheffield, defensive tackle for Arizona State University. This is n...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  13. Experience serving with Marines in Iraq shapes Arizona State Sun ...

    Kevin Gemmell

    Jake Sheffield spent two tours serving with the Marines in Iraq. He's now playing football for Arizona State University, where his younger teammates benefit from his life experience.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  14. VT, Wounded Warrior Project pair up again

    Matt Fortuna

    A 2008 Virginia Tech graduate, Ben Kiernan was a 1371 combat engineer serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. Marine Corps when he suffered several severe injuries to the right side of his body on Sept. 16, 2010, as part of an ambush. Two months of h...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  15. WolverineNation links: Deeper meaning

    ESPN.com staff

    WolverineNation has more on the Michigan football team: Chantel Jennings writes : 2013 Michigan commit Dymonte Thomas understands respect, honor and commitment from his coach/father/taskmaster, a former Marine. Tom VanHaaren writes : Michigan n...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  16. Dymonte Thomas walks straight and narrow to Michigan Wolverines

    Chantel Jennings

    2013 commit Dymonte Thomas learned honor, respect and work ethic from his father, Frank, a former Marine who also coached Dymonte.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2011