BC-Army could be canceled due to shutdown

October, 1, 2013
Boston College's home football game on Saturday against Army is in danger of being canceled due to the government shutdown caused when Congress did not pass a spending bill to fund the government. Air Force at Navy also could be canceled.

"We have been in close communication with Army athletics officials regarding the potential impact of the government shutdown on this Saturday's football game," Boston College athletic director Brad Bates said in a statement. "Obviously our intention is to exhaust all possibilities to play the game and we will communicate the information promptly as soon as we have resolution."

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