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Subject: train has left the station

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Date Posted: 13:15:57 12/18/17 Mon
In reply to: Newk 's message, "Re: 2017 Ivy football attendance & NBCSN TV ratings" on 11:09:59 12/18/17 Mon

There is absolutely no incentive for Army and Navy to join some form of "new" Ivy league - at least not for football. If they declined to join over thirty years ago there is even less reason for them to become an Ivy now.

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Date Posted: 13:39:15 12/18/17 Mon

It was my understanding that Army and Navy declined in 1982 since it would require them to voluntarily drop down to FCS I-AA in football if they joined the Ivy League. That was a deal breaker for Army and Navy.

In contrast, this our hypothetical new academic oriented Ivy League, including Army and Navy, would be part of FBS.

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