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Both the Ohio State men’s and women’s college basketball teams will play in the 2012 Carrier Classic Nov. 9, 2012 in Charleston, S.C. The event is a doubleheader pitting the Ohio State women’s team against NCAA runner-up Notre Dame and the men’s teams of Marquette, who advanced to the Sweet 16 last season, and Final Four participant Ohio State. It will be played on the USS Yorktown, a museum ship at the Patriots Point historical complex in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., in Charleston Harbor. The 2011 Carrier Classic attracted United States President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to the U.S.S. Carl Vinson (the ship that buried Osama Bin Laden at sea. The 2012 Carrier Classic will again focus attention on America’s veterans and members of the armed services, while raising money for organizations that support them. The 2012 beneficiaries are the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, the Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Museum and the Wounded Warrior Project. The USS Yorktown, t...

Michelle Obama greets US athletes in London

Michelle Obama has arrived at the London Games to lead the U.S. delegation, starting her Friday schedule by having breakfast with American Olympians. The first lady has a busy itinerary, including an event later Friday to promote healthy living with more than 1,000 children expected, then a reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, followed by the opening ceremony...

Michelle Obama greets US athletes

Michelle Obama formally opened her stint as leader of the U.S. Olympics delegation on Friday morning, attending a breakfast with American Olympians and saying she was ''just in awe'' of their company. The U.S. first lady mingled with athletes afterward, posing for photos, shaking hands and sharing hugs with dozens of the Olympians who signed up to attend. '...

GIFterpiece Theatre: The greatest Jessica Biel GIF ever and Michelle Obama sneaks one past Spongebob

Michelle Obama hugs members of Team USA after France victory (Video)

Earlier today, Team USA men's basketball played their first game of the preliminary rounds and beat France by the score of 98-71.After the victory, the team decided to greet First Lady Michelle Obama who was in attendance and a hugfest broke out:

Michelle Obama Gets Lift From Member of U.S. Women's Wrestling Team (Photo)

Michelle Obama got a rather unique greeting from a U.S. wrestler on Friday while visiting Team USA's training center. While the rest of the team was content with hugs, Elena Pirozhkova decided she was going to pick up the first lady -- with her permission, of course -- and make the moment that much more memorable. "I will only meet her once," Pirozhkova said as justification...

London Now: Team USA welcomes Michelle Obama

London Now: Team USA welcomes first lady Michelle Obama

Mike Vick on President Obama’s message to slide: “Man, he’s got a point”

Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, if Mike Vick does indeed slide at any point in the 2012 season, I think that Eagles fans owe President Barack Obama a fruit basket, at the very least. Why? Because Vick, more than ever, seems to have received the message. When asked about his reaction to Obama’s comments on Thursday, the quarterback said that he heard the...

President Obama to Michael Vick, "You Should Slide More"

We all know that USA president Barack Obama is a sports fan but it appears that he also willing to dole out advice to NFL quarterbacks. Back on Monday, Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha introduced President Obama at an event and the two talked football afterwards. One of the highlights from the talk was the President telling Nnamdi to tell Eagles quarterback...

U.S. wrestler Elena Pirozhkova hoists up First Lady Michelle Obama (photo)

Making direct personal contact with the wife of the Leader of the Free World is typically frowned upon, let alone picking her up, but U.S. Olympics wrestler Elena Pirozhkova apparently received permission, so she went for it, hoisting Michelle Obama off the ground when the First Lady visited Team USA’s training center at the University of [...]

USS Yorktown to college hoops games

Ohio State's men's and women's basketball teams will open the season on the USS Yorktown in the Carrier Classic. The Buckeye women will take on national runner-up Notre Dame on Nov. 9. That game will be followed by the Ohio State men taking on Marquette. Last year's Carrier Classic was held in San Diego on the USS Carl Vinson when North Carolina defeated Michigan...

USS Yorktown to host men's, women's games

Ohio State's men's and women's basketball teams will open the season on the USS Yorktown in the Carrier Classic. The Buckeye women will take on national runner-up Notre Dame on Nov. 9. That game will be followed by the Ohio State men taking on Marquette. Last year's Carrier Classic was held in San Diego on the USS Carl Vinson when North Carolina defeated Michigan...

Here’s David Beckham and Michelle Obama scoring on Spongebob to get you through the weekend

Worst goalie ever. Not sure, but I think this was staged. Have a great weekend family! [H/T to SportsGrid]

President Obama has a message for Michael Vick, “slide”

AP Photo According to Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha spoke at an event for President Barack Obama in Oakland, CA on Monday. President Obama had a message for Asomugha, ”Tell Vick to slide.” People have been telling Vick for years now to slide so he can avoid any potential injuries.  He did recently promise his fans that he’ll do...

Michael Vick says first run of the year will be a slide for President Obama

AP Photo Earlier this week, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was told to slide when he runs this season by President Barack Obama. Vick now says that his first run will be a slide that is dedicated to President Obama. “The first run of the year, I’m sliding, and you’ll know it’s for him,” said Vick. Vick needs to slide or get out-of-bounds every time he runs...

Instead of Arguing ‘Dream Team’ vs 2012 USA Basketball, Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

It’s been funny to watch the media’s recent obsession with revisionist basketball history heading into the 2012 Summer Olympics. They’ve managed to stir up debates with everyone from President Barack Obama to Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant about 1992′s “Dream … Continue reading →
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