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What a strange week that was. Among other bizarre happenings, they played a college basketball game aboard an aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson, which also was the ship that carried the body of Osama Bin Laden to his burial at sea. The sailors ab...Blog | Conversation | November 13, 2011
Michigan State and No. 1 North Carolina will meet Friday night in the inaugural Carrier Classic (7 p.m. ET on ESPN) on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson in San Diego Bay, probably the coolest setting for a basketball game since James Naismith hu...Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2011
Although a handful of college basketball games have already been played this week, the season really begins in earnest Friday. Today also happens to be Veterans Day. The perfect intersection of these two developments will take place aboard the aircra...Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2011
Take a shot at writing a cartoon caption. Page 2 cartoonist Kurt Snibbe will offer up a blank cartoon each weekday morning, and he will fill in the blank with our favorite reader submission at the end of the business day. So please, by all means, sh...Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2011
On Friday -- Veteran's Day -- North Carolina and Michigan will play the first college basketball game on the deck of an active aircraft carrier. About 7,000 fans, mostly active military personnel (and President Barack Obama) will watch the Carrier Cl...Blog | Conversation | November 08, 2011