Published October 01, 2013
Service academy football games have been put in jeopardy by the government shutdown.
An Army spokesperson tells FOX Insider Greg Couch "it's possible" this weekend's service academy football games could be postponed or canceled by the government shutdown.
Saturday's Navy-Air Force game in Annapolis, Md., is already sold out. The Capital Gazette, citing Naval Academy associate athletic director Scott Strasemeier, reports that the Department of Defense has "suspended all intercollegiate athletic competitions at its three service academies."
According to the Gazette, Navy and Air Force will notify fans by noon Thursday whether the game will be played.
Navy has already canceled its Tuesday men's soccer game against Howard.
According to the Gazette's report, upper-class cadets at the Air Force Academy are considered military personnel, which means they too could be subject to travel restrictions.