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Friday, July 10, 2020

Articles tagged: Carrier Classic

Pictures: Barack Obama’s Leather Jacket Steals the Show at Carrier Classic

The Carrier Classic between North Carolina and Michigan State Friday night was one of the coolest sports events I’ve ever seen. The game took place on the USS Carl Vinson, a Naval Aircraft Carrier, in San Diego. It was easily the most awesome sports venue I’ve witnessed. But as sweet as playing on a ship was, many people believe Barack Obama’s bad ass leather bomber jacket was even cooler.

Here’s another look at his sweet jacket:


Sneak Peek: USS Carl Vinson Becomes Basketball Court for Carrier Classic

The USS Carl Vinson, a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier, will host a college basketball game between Michigan State and North Carolina Friday. Many people wondered what a basketball court on an aircraft would look like, and now we have our answer. North Carolina point guard Kendall Marshall tweeted a picture of the court, and I have to say, it looks pretty awesome. Keep in mind this is the same vessel that reportedly dumped Osama bin Laden’s body into the ocean.

Here’s a time lapse video showing the construction of the court: