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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.

Quicken Loans CMO Jay Farner Discusses the Carrier Classic and NASCAR on Fox Business Network

Quicken Loans CMO, Jay Farner, was featured on Fox Business Network yesterday to talk about our spanking new NASCAR partnership, the process behind figuring out which team to sponsor, as well as the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic. With regards to the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic, Jay stated, “We’re proud to be the lead sponsor for the Quicken […]

Quicken Loans Carrier Classic: A Look at the Coaches

UNC and MSU have two of the better programs in the NCAA. In both of these programs, it is about much more than basketball – it is about creating better men.

All-Time MSU Greats vs. All-Time UNC Greats: Who Would Win?

Any sports fan loves to play these games: what would happen if Michael Jordan, in his prime, played LeBron James one-on-one for a Big Mac, or who would win a game of H-O-R-S-E between Larry Bird and Dwight Howard? In light of the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic, my imaginative side got brewin’ and I asked […]

Jay Farner Talks About the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic on WJR Radio

Jay Farner, President and CMO of Quicken Loans, was on the Paul W. Smith morning show to talk about Quicken Loans decision to sponsor the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic, and the reasons why the game is being held on Veterans Day. You can listen here: Jay Farner on the Paul W. Smith show   Even […]

Michigan State University vs. University of North Carolina: 2009 NCAA Championship Game Recap

For University of North Carolina fans, it was a night that will never be forgotten. The same can apply for Michigan State University fans, but in a totally different manner.

James Worthy Replaces Michael Jordan as UNC Honorary Captain

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 […]


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