Monday, April 6, 2015

Army retires "Black Knights" nickname, rebrands as "Cadets."

Army is retiring its "Black Knights" nickname. The academy will replace the nickname, used officially since 1999, with the more traditional "Cadets" nickname.

The U.S. Military Academy announce via statement on the athletic program's website. The academy said that it consulted with "former cadet-athletes, coaches, historians and West Point graduates," along with  its athletic apparel provider Nike.

The academy announced the official unveiling of its new logo on April 13.

(via The Sporting News)

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