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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Govt. shutdown puts service academy sports on hold

Navy's Marcus Thomas (26), Evan Palelei (58) and Wave Ryder (8) head onto the field at the start of an NCAA college football game against Indiana on Sept. 7. The Defense Department said Tuesday that it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown.