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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2013, file photo, from left, 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 in Bloomington, Ind. The Defense Department said Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, that it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown. The decision jeopardizes this weekend's football games , Air Force at Navy and Army at Boston College. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler, File)
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2013, file photo, from left, 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 in Bloomington, Ind. The Defense Department said Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, that it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown. The decision jeopardizes this weekend's football games , Air Force at Navy and Army at Boston College. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler, File)

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