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 […]
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 […]
If rain is in the forecast for San Diego around game time (7:00 PM ET), the 2009 NCAA national championship rematch will be played in the USS Carl Vinson’s hangar bay. The hangar bay is a gigantic space below the flight deck where helicopters and planes are usually stored.
Bright and early Tuesday, November 1st, the construction team made their way down to the USS Carl Vinson,docked in San Diego Bay at North Island, ready to start work on building the court for the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic.
On November 4th, the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic trophy was officially unveiled for the public, and like we had all imagined, it is a thing of beauty.
After returning all five starters from last season, the Associated Press named the University of North Carolina number 1 in the men’s preseason Top 25. This is the third time in the last five seasons that the Tar Heels have been awarded the top spot in the AP Top 25.
Timelapse video of USS Carl Vinson flight deck
We came across this great video from DVIDS that highlights the 2011 Quicken Loans Carrier Classic and the USS Carl Vinson.
MSU and UNC have nothing on USS Carl Vinson Sailors-check out their hoop skills as they get ready for the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic
Looking back 40 years, it seems that Astronaut Alan Shepard opened Pandora’s ”sports” Box when NASA cameras caught him hitting golf balls with his six iron on the Moon in 1971.