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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A deployed US Navy carrier squadron’s version of the music video for “Pump It” by Black Eyed Peas.
I saw this yesterday in the Detroit Free Press and wanted to share with our readers here on the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic site. It seems fitting as we are just a few days away from the big day and Veterans Day 2011. It’s the story of the “Montford Point Marines,” the first black Marines to be enducted into the U.S. Marine Corps.
The White House has confirmed that President Barack Obama will attend the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic on November 11, 2011.
“”This Veterans Day, President Obama will honor our nation’s veterans by laying a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery and then by traveling to San Diego, California, to attend the Carrier Classic on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson,” the White House said in a statement. “He looks forward to a great game between Michigan State and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.”
University of North Carolina coach Roy Williams announced on October 7 that James Worthy will take the place of his UNC teammate, Michael Jordan, as the honorary captain for the Tar Heels as they take on the Spartans of MSU on Veterans Day. Although many novice sports fans remember (freshman) Michael Jordan sinking the game […]
The 2011 NCAA men’s basketball season will tip off in stellar fashion this year as the Michigan State Spartans take on the North Carolina Tar Heels aboard the flight deck of the United States Navy Aircraft Carrier the USS Carl Vinson in San Diego, California.