Passion takes command

Academies' players, coaches say nothing outranks Army-Navy rivalry

November 21, 2007|By Sandra McKee | Sandra McKee,SUN REPORTER

Mayor Sheila Dixon told a gathering of officials and media at an Army-Navy luncheon yesterday at M&T Bank Stadium that although her father was in the Army, she will be a "neutral" observer at the Dec. 1 game that returns to Baltimore for the first time since 2000 and for only the fourth time in history.

It was a politically correct remark, and when Army coach Stan Brock took his turn at the microphone, he couldn't help but let everyone know he knew it.

Navy vs. Army Dec. 1, noon, M&T Bank Stadium, chs. 13, 9, 1090 AM

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