Obama To Attend Carrier Classic On USS Carl Vinson In San Diego
Thursday, October 13, 2011
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Home Post Blog: The White House announced today that President Barack Obama will attend the “Carrier Classic” game on the USS Carl Vinson this Veterans Day.
The Associated Press reports Obama accepted the invitation from organizers to watch the game between the Michigan State Spartans and the University of North Carolina Tar Heels – the first college basketball game ever to be played on an active aircraft carrier. And yes, it’s the very same carrier where Osama bin Laden’s burial-at-sea took place.
Home Post reported earlier this week that Michael Jordan bowed out of serving as honorary team captain for UNC. He’ll be replaced by James Worthy. Magic Johnson will be honorary team captain for Michigan State. (Read more)