B-Ball Game on Aircraft Carrier?

I just came across this tidbit: http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/06/21/navy.carrier.ncaa.game/index.html?hpt=us_c2.

Apparently, the NCAA might have the first basketball game of the season on the USS Carl Vinson, which apparently was integral in the first US responses to 9/11 in Afghanistan back in 2001.

It got me thinking: what other sports have been hosted in unusual venues? Fortunately, this Sports Illustrated feature provided an answer:http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_gallery/1011/sports.unusual.venues/content.1.html

Some are sort of run-of-the-mill, but some, like Andre Agassi and Roger Federer playing tennis on a  helipad in Dubai and a WNBA game in Radio City Music Hall yield some stunning photographs. Take note of the fact that Roger Federer and Wrigley field appear in like, half of these entries.


About Eric Lutz

Eric Lutz is a Chicago-based writer. His work frequently appears in Newcity magazine. He has also written for the Chicago Reader, Welter and a number of newspapers. View all posts by Eric Lutz

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