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The federal government shutdown prompted the Air Force Academy on Saturday to call off sports events and upended plans for military outside the U.S. wanting to follow the NFLs conference playoff games on TV and radio.
Games involving the Army and Navy mens basketball teams were played as scheduled.
Hours after the partial shutdown took effect, the Air Force Academy said both home and away events have been postponed. Among them were the mens and womens basketball games at Fresno State
The American Forces Network, which broadcasts American radio and television programming in Europe and other locations outside the U.S. Youth Denver Broncos Jerseys , put a message on its Facebook page that said its services would not be available due to the government shutdown.
The notice sparked angry reactions from viewers, with several noting the timing couldnt have been worse. The two NFL conference championships are Sunday Minnesota vs. Philadelphia and Jacksonville vs. New England.
During NFL PLAYOFFS?! one post read. AFN, start a GoFundMe & broadcast these games! Make it happen!
The Air Force Academys online sports calendar lists seven competitions that had been set for Saturday. In addition to the basketball, there mens and womens swimming at UNLV, mens hockey against Sacred Heart at the academy and mens gymnastics against Oklahoma at the academy.