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2003 game to be played in Philadelphia

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Updated: May 21, 2001, 10:26 AM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Instead of the tradition-shrouded Army-Navy football game, Philadelphia will get a hematology convention in 2002, tourism officials say.

The city has hosted the Army-Navy contest for most of the centurylong rivalry and the 2002 game was to be in Philadelphia under a 12-year contract calling for the city to host at least nine games in that period.

But the academies are now seeking another site after Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau officials recently discovered ...

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