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President Barack Obama is honoring Baylor's undefeated women's basketball team, calling the NCAA champions a ''dominant'' team that scored more points than any team in women's college basketball history.
He thanked them for ''making my (NCAA) bracket look good, at least on the women's side.''
He added: ''I picked Baylor over Notre Dame, but I have to say I wasn't the only one. It wasn't that hard.''
Obama, who helps coach his daughter Sasha's youth basketball team, honored the Lady Bears' 40-0 team at the White House.
Obama also applauded the team's volunteer work, taking special note of an 11-year-old girl, Haley Klepper of Waco, Texas, whom the team has embraced. Klepper, who attended the White House event, has a rare mitochondrial disease.
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is honoring Baylor's undefeated women's basketball team, calling the NCAA champions a "dominant" team that scored more points than any team in women's college basketball history.
He thanked them for "making my (NCAA) bracket look good, at least on the women's side."
He added: "I picked Baylor over...
Smiling from her wheelchair, a 10-year-old girl with a rare disorder watched from the front row at the White House as President Barack Obama congratulated her beloved Baylor University's women's basketball team on winning this year's NCAA championship.
Haley Klepper, of Waco, Texas, formed a bond with the Baylor Lady Bears during their 40-0 season. She was recently diagnosed...
Barack Obama and his family were at the USA Men's exhibition basketball game against Brazil at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. Appearing on 'Kiss Cam' -- they refused to. And got booed.
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President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama attended the USA Men's basketball game last night in the DC area. They got put on the kiss cam and Michelle wasn't so affectionate towards her husband and denied him a kiss for the crowd. They didn't react to well and booed the President and first lady for not putting on a show. Come on Michelle show the guy some...
Barack Obama meets with the Men’s and Women’s USA basketball teams:
Add President Barack Obama to the list of people who disagree
with Kobe Bryant's boast that this year's USA Olympic basketball
team could beat the Dream Team of 1992.
Earlier tonight, United States President Barack Obama and his family were in attendance for the USA Men's exhibition basketball game against Brazil at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C.
During the game, both Barack and Michelle were placed on the Kiss Cam but sadly didn't give into the temptation of kissing in public on the Wizards big screen.
As you may figure...
Earlier in the week, United States president Barack Obama visited Team USA Men's basketball and got the chance to joke with New Orleans Hornets rookie Anthony Davis.When he met the big man, he asked the other players if Davis had gone through any rookie hazing:
If we learned anything from comedian Dave Chappelle, almost everything is better in slow motion and the below clip is another example of that.It features a LeBron James dunk from the USA/Brazil game and USA president Barack Obama's reaction to the play...in slow motion:
President Barack Obama basked in the glow of the Olympics on Monday, getting a courtside look at LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and other members of USA Basketball.
Obama and Vice President Joe Biden took their seats to chants of ''U-S-A'' at a U.S. men's Olympic basketball exhibition game against Brazil as the loudspeakers blared Bruce Springsteen's ''...