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President Barack Obama and NCAA president Mark Emmert were shown sitting in a sky-box during the Elite 8 matchup between Syracuse and Marquette. To the left of Obama is his current ‘bodyman’ and former Duke forward, Reggie Love.
The two gentlemen apparently received two different welcomings from the crowd at the Verizon Center in D.C. Obama’s approval rating just took a dip sitting by Emmert.
Obama in the house in DC. Sitting with Mark Emmert. Boos when Emmert shown on big screen. Cheers for just Obama.
— Pete Thamel(@SIPeteThamel) March 30, 2013
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President Barack Obama attended one of the weekend's big college basketball games after playing a round of golf Saturday.
Obama's motorcade took him directly from a golf course at Andrews Air Force Base in suburban Maryland to Washington's Verizon Center to watch Syracuse and Marquette play for a berth in the Final Four of the NCAA basketball tournament.
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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III met with President Barack Obama at the NCAA men’s basketball tournament East Region final between Syracuse and Marquette at the Verizon Center on Saturday.
Griffin told the Washington Times that the President briefly spoke with him and talked with him about “protecting myself.”
Griffin spoke to a reporter as security whisked...
According to The Washington Times, Robert Griffin III said President Barack Obama talked to him about "protecting myself" as the two men met at Verizon Center, where both were watching Syracuse's win over Marquette in an Elite Eight., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/report-obama-talks-to-rg-iii-about-safer-play
President Obama and RGIII were both in attendance for the Elite 8 matchup between Syracuse and Marquette, and they happened to run into one another in the process.
President Barack Obama took in some of the March Madness over the weekend. The Commander-in-Chief was in attendance at the Verizon Center in D.C. Saturday to watch the East Regional final between Syracuse and Marquette. While there, the President caught up with Washington, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. RG3 is recovering from surgery and the President had some advice...
On Saturday, a photo surfaced of President Barack Obama and Robert Griffin III chatting during a NCAA Tournament basketball game at the Verizon Center.
Now we know the context of the conversation.
Per the Washington Times, the Redskins’ dynamic quarterback said Obama spoke to him about “protecting myself.”
Conversing with scrambling signal-callers isn’t unfamiliar territory...