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  1. Ohio St.-Marquette Preview

    Ohio St.-Marquette Preview

    Preview | November 15, 2013
  2. Aircraft carrier games appear to be kaput

    Eamonn Brennan

    It was a grand idea, and for one night, it lived up to the dream. The first-ever Carrier Classic managed to be all things at once -- simultaneously a somber, Presidential-level celebration of America's armed forces and a quirky, eyeball-attracting...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  3. Cowboys Stadium event no longer in works

    Eamonn Brennan

    Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis has had some pretty bold and creative ideas about the start of the college basketball season in recent years. He spearheaded the Carrier Classic. He conceived and executed us this year's excellent Veterans...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  4. Mark Hollis not deterred by early criticism

    Eamonn Brennan

    Of course he isn't. He's Mark Hollis. In the past five years, when the Michigan State athletic director has an idea, no matter how farfetched that idea is, he usually sees it through to fruition. The Carrier Classic, the Germany army base game, et...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  5. Carrier Classic to return to USS Yorktown despite cancellations

    The Carrier Classic will return to the USS Yorktown to open the college basketball season despite last weekend's cancelled contest between Ohio State and Marquette.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2012
  6. Condensation cancels Carrier Classic game between Ohio St., Marqu...

    Condensation cancels Ohio State-Marquette game

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  7. Ohio St.-Marquette Preview

    Ohio St.-Marquette Preview

    Preview | November 08, 2012
  8. 3-point shot: Camouflage jerseys for Nov. 9

    Andy Katz

    1. Nike has special camouflage jerseys for the eight teams participating in the military-themed games on Nov. 9 just like it did last year for Michigan State and North Carolina in the Carrier Classic in San Diego. Michigan State's Draymond Green made...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  9. USS Yorktown to host Ohio State's men's and women's teams in Carr...

    Ohio State's men's and women's basketball teams will open the season on the USS Yorktown in the Carrier Classic.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  10. MSU, UConn organize another major event

    Eamonn Brennan

    The dead-November era in college basketball is officially over. Last year gave us the Champions Classic (a four-team rotating tournament featuring Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State) and the season-opening Carrier Classic (the aircraft carrier...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  11. 3-point shot: Value beyond the games

    Andy Katz

    1. The inaugural Carrier Classic last November was one of the coolest events I've covered the past 22 years. Everything about it was unique: an outdoor game, on the deck of an active carrier, the historical significance as being the ship that dealt w...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  12. Naval ship games now officially a trend

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Wednesday night, I was midway through NBATV's tremendous documentary "The Dream Team" when the subject of the film changed from team camaraderie and overwhelming success to a discussion of the brief media backlash at the time from those who believ...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  13. Florida Gators to play Georgetown Hoyas on U.S. naval ship

    Andy Katz

    Florida will play Georgetown on a ship off the coast of Jacksonville, Fla. on Nov. 9.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  14. Spartans hope to honor landmark game

    Eamonn Brennan

    Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis' most recent scheduling accomplishment -- the 2011-12 season-opening Carrier Classic game between Michigan State and North Carolina, the photos of which remain incredible -- cemented Hollis's reputation as...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  15. College basketball game set for USS Midway on Nov. 9

    An aircraft carrier on San Diego Bay will host a college basketball game on Nov. 9.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2012
  16. Carrier Classic won't be played in San Diego in 2012

    Organizers of the Carrier Classic say they're moving the college basketball game out of San Diego for 2012 while hoping to return in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2012