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Kelly said Air Force has indicated it shouldn’t be a problem since Notre Dame will be the team traveling. He said the Navy game is more of a concern.

“We’re talking with them as to how we may be able to facilitate that through a third-party, relative to travel arrangements,” he said. “I think we’re feeling fairly confident that we’re going to be able to work out arrangements for the Navy travel, but we’re in the process of that right now.”

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AP College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo and Associated Press writer Tom Coyne in South Bend, Ind., contributed to this report.