Navy Football Unveils Stunning Uniforms For Army-Navy Game

first_imgSix jets flying over Notre Dame's football stadium.SOUTH BEND, IN – NOVEMBER 02: The U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform a stadium flyover before the Notre Dame Fighting Irish take on the Navy Midshipmen at Notre Dame Stadium on November 2, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)One of the greatest American football traditions is the annual Army-Navy Game. Played at some of the nation’s most famous venues and attended by many sitting U.S. Presidents, the game truly is one of the best in college football.With both teams set to go all-out for the game in December, the uniform makers appear to be doing the same.On Wednesday, uniform maker Under Armour unveiled the new look that the Navy Midshipmen will be sporting when they take on the Army Black Knights.The new uniform will feature the iconic Bill the Goat, Navy’s mascot, on the helmet, cleats, and gloves. The jersey will be white with blue sleeves and gold stripes.?ARMY-NAVY UNIFORM RELEASE?Check out our ? Bill the Goat themed @UnderArmour uniforms!#FearTheGoat ? pic.twitter.com/zRVHVGwrep— Navy Athletics (@NavyAthletics) October 17, 2018The Navy Goat has served as the team’s mascot since 1893.In a statement on the UA website, Nick Billiris, Under Armour’s Senior Design Director of Team Sports, explained the reason behind making Bill the Goat the featured figure in the new uniform design:“The Naval Academy has such a rich history, we knew we needed to make a uniform that could uniquely tell their story and convey their exuberant spirit. The Navy Goat is the perfect symbol in which to understand the school’s longstanding excellence and traditions. We wanted the powerful narrative around the goat to shine through as a way to build enthusiasm from both the players and the fans.”The game will be played at Lincoln Financial Field on December 8, 2018.Army currently holds a two-game winning streak over the Midshipmen, their first in over 20 years.last_img read more

Telus approves twoforone stock split

VANCOUVER — Telus Corp. has approved a two-for-one split of its common stock, a move that will double the number of shares outstanding but cut each one’s price in half.Telus says the split, which is subject to approvals from the Toronto and New York stock exchanges, will enhance trading liquidity and improve the affordability of shares for retail investors.Its shares closed Wednesday at $69.04 at the Toronto Stock Exchange. If the split had been in effect then, there would have been twice as many shares valued at $34.52 — assuming no other changes.The Vancouver-based telecom says when the split is completed, there will be about 653.6 million shares outstanding.On April 16, Telus shareholders will receive one additional share for each share owned on the record date of April 15, 2013. After the split-adjusted stock is expected to start trading on April 17.Telus now has had just one class of common shares since Feb. 4, after a lengthy battled with U.S. hedge fund Mason Capital Management. Mason wanted the voting shares to be given a higher value when the two classes were consolidated.At one time, the hedge fund was the largest shareholder in Telus, but has since reduced its stake.The Canadian Press read more