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President Barack Obama is playing host to the national champion University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team at the White House. Obama, an avid sports fan, has followed a presidential tradition of inviting sports champions to come to Washington to be recognized for their exploits. NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart was honored at the White House on Tuesday. Obama begins...

Obama honors Crimson Tide for BCS championship

President Barack Obama honored the University of Alabama football team for winning the BCS championship to culminate what he called a ''deeply meaningful season for the Tide.'' Obama's message to the Crimson Tide went beyond the team's second national title in three seasons and a 21-0 shutout of LSU in the BCS championship game in January. He praised the...

Obama praises Alabama football team

President Barack Obama welcomed the Alabama football team to the White House Thursday, hailing the Crimson Tide for overcoming adversity off the field en route to a BCS Championship. Obama praised the team for not only coming together last spring after the Tuscaloosa area was devastated by severe storms, but also following the tragic loss of a teammate just weeks later. "The...

Obama praises NASCAR champ Stewart

President Barack Obama is praising NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart for ''one of the most dramatic finishes that we have ever seen.'' Obama welcomed Stewart and other top NASCAR drivers to the White House to celebrate Stewart's come-from-behind championship, his third title. The president noted Stewart nearly wrote off the season during the summer but...

Summitt to receive Medal of Freedom

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Obama praises NASCAR champ Tony Stewart

President Barack Obama is praising NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart for ''one of the most dramatic finishes that we have ever seen.'' Obama welcomed Stewart and other top NASCAR drivers to the White House to celebrate Stewart's come-from-behind championship, his third title. The president noted Stewart nearly wrote off the season during the summer but...

Summitt to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

The White House says former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. President Barack Obama says Summitt is an ''inspiration'' as the coach who has won more games than anyone else in NCAA college basketball history and for her willingness to ''speak so openly...

Summit awarded Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. President Barack Obama says Summitt is an "inspiration" as the coach who has won more games than anyone else in NCAA college basketball history and for her willingness to "speak...

Capitals Blogs Calling On Fans to Taunt Tim Thomas With Barack Obama Masks, Posters (Photo)

You had to know this was coming. Washington Capitals fans will welcome the Bruins to the Verizon Center for Game 3 on Monday night, and they'll have an especially warm welcome for goalie Tim Thomas. If a few Capitals blogs have their way, Caps fans will be waiting for the reigning winner Vezina and Conn Smythe trophies with Barack Obama masks. The Washington Posts points out...

Bruins' Thomas finally faces 'Obama'

Capitals fans ensured that Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas finally came face to face with the President in Washington on Monday night. Thomas famously boycotted his team's visit to the White House in January after last year's Stanley Cup victory, in protest at Barack Obama's stewardship of the federal government. But he could not avoid him when he took to the ice...

Alabama Crimson Tide visiting Obama White House Thursday

The Alabama Crimson Tide, your undisputed heavyweight champions of college football this past season will visit the Barack Obama White House this Thursday. As champs, their are getting their reward by going to D.C. and visiting the powerful hizouse in the world. Not sure what Barack’s college football team is. We know his pro team is the Chicago Bears. And of course he loves...
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