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Army-Navy will move to second Saturday in December

Updated: October 23, 2008, 2:10 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The annual Army-Navy football game will be played a week later starting in 2009. The rivalry will take place each year on the second Saturday in December.

The academies and CBS announced Thursday they had extended their TV rights agreement through 2018.

The date change will give the matchup more visibility because it will no longer conflict with conference championship games. It will be the last regular-season college football game each year.

"There is no more fitting ...

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