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'Game of Honor' highlights the Army - Navy college football tradition

December 20, 2011 |  3:41 pm

The Army-Navy football game is a college game unlike any other. Sure, the two schools really don't compete for the national title or for Heisman Trophys like they used to, but that doesn't make the game any less meaningful.

"A Game Of Honor",  a two-hour exclusive documentary-style special chronicling the season-long journey of the Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen preparing to play, premieres on Showtime on Wednesday night at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Academy Award-nominated actor Gary Sinise narrates the special, which provides unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to both academies and their respective football teams for six months leading up to and during the 112th Army-Navy game. The game was played last Saturday and aired on CBS Sports. 

In the video above, the final episode of the 10-week web series leading up to the documentary is shown. The webisode, titled "Game Day", takes you inside this year’s Army vs. Navy football game, played for the first time in the nation’s capital. The game marks the 112th time that the Black Knights of West Point and the Midshipmen of Navy played each other.

-- Houston Mitchell