2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic Recap!

The weather was not a factor after all, as the 2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic went on without a glitch and proved to be a fantastic Veterans Day celebration! The Spartans of MSU rallied in the second half scoring 30 points on a stubborn Tar Heels defense.  Nonetheless, Michigan State’s surge was too little too […]

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Quicken Loans Carrier Classic Wrap-Up

The 2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic went off last Friday night without a hitch and man, was it an event to remember.

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Battleship! – A Different Approach to the Quicken Loan Carrier Classic

In honor of Veterans Day, and as a result of never growing out of our childhood passion for the iconic game Battleship, my fellow copy writer Eric Mally and I will pick our starting five battleships, one SUB-marine, and one player from Michigan State University or University of North Carolina to be the honorary Admiral […]

Dogs Welcoming Home Soldiers

GREAT blog post about Veterans Day (from two years ago)  in Metal Floss that I really want to share here. It’s a bunch of videos of soldiers returning from overseas and their animals reacting the first time they see them. No question, these dogs are happy. So am I when I watch the videos. Here’s […]

Quicken Loans Carrier Classic Final Thoughts

Well, it most certainly has been an exciting couple months when it comes to the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic.  With all of the hype and hoopla surrounding it, it was almost hard to believe that this day was ever going to come. It has, and here we are. It only seems fitting that my fellow […]

Happy Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day, America. Today is the day we recognize the men and women who have served our nation over the past 235 years. It’s a day to remember the sacrifices of people who have taken a pledge to defend us and keep our country strong.

2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic: Time Lapse Transformation Video!

  It’s Veterans Day, a time to thank and honor military veterans around the world! Veterans Day is celebrated on November 11 every year because it’s the anniversary day of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. The German signing of the Armistice formally ended most of the major hostilities of World […]

Tom Izzo and Roy Williams Talk About the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic Uniforms

From the shoes to the jerseys, players know that they are going to have to look good. It’s not like this event isn’t going to be broadcast to millions of viewers around the world or anything (100% sarcastic).

Sports Science’s Take On The Quicken Loans Carrier Classic

One of my all-time favorite segments on ESPN, Sports Science, examined all of the different variables that will go into playing a basketball game outdoors on an aircraft carrier.

USA Today: USS Carl Vinson Infographic

An infographic on the USA Today sports site illustrates a nicely detailed mock up of how the USS Carl Vinson will look on game day (Veterans Day) when the transformation is finally complete


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