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Army beats Navy in annual football game after 14-year losing streak

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 10: Army hold up signs before the start of the Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipman game at M&T Bank Stadium on December 10, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Army football team did something they haven't managed to do in 14 previous years: they beat their rival Navy in a well-fought battle that had both teams leaving it all on the field. Army came away with the victory, 21-17.

The celebrations on field from the boys in gray at the end of the game were a thing of beauty. But then this game, between these two fighting forces, is just several hours of beautiful moments:

The game also marked the final football game for longtime "Voice of the SEC" for CBS, Verne Lundquist. In honor of that, here's a smattering of Lundquist's best moments.

And, while it's always hard to see a team that played hard lose a game, particularly when it's men who serve the country with honor like the Navy midshipmen, the great glory of this game was summed up in a single tweet by Army combat veteran Sean Parnell:

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