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President Obama Commutes Prison Sentences of 46 Persons Including Mother of Demaryius Thomas

According to a report by ESPN, President Barack Obama commuted 46 prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders. The group included a woman named Katina Smith, who is the mother of Denver Broncos wide receiver, Demaryius Thomas. Obama’s action remarkably impacted 14 people who had been sentenced to life in prison. Obama stated the reason for the commuting was that “their punishments...
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President Obama on faith, getting old and gun violence with Marc Maron

Last Friday, President Barack Obama came to Marc Maron’s garage for an interview on the WTF podcast (the show ran Monday), days after the unspeakable tragedies in Charleston, S.C., and days before the Supreme Court determines the future of the Affordable Care Act — and, by extension, determines a large chunk of Obama’s legacy. Maron was unusually nervous during the introduction...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Barack Obama Meets the Nationals Racing Presidents

Barack Obama has only tweeted 31 times, which, if you’re counting, is about 31 tweets too many or a gajillion-and-a-half tweets too few depending on which side of the proverbial aisle you reside. Suffice it to say, when the President DOES tweet…he makes them count. I challenged them to a race. — President Obama (@POTUS) June 12, 2015 Thursday,...
Via Hall of Very Good
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Barack Obama: No one can outshoot Stephen Curry

President Barack Obama is a busy man, but on Thursday he set aside some time to answer questions via his new Twitter account. The president responded to inquiries about climate change, student loans, and even managed to get some sports in there, specifically basketball. As a noted Bulls fan, there was little surprise Obama had...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Finals: The Cavs will win if…

After six years in banishment, the Cleveland Cavaliers have returned to the Eastern Conference Finals. A lot has changed since 2009: Then-President Barack Obama was trying to connect with the Twitter generation; Mad Men was receiving the praise of consumers; Taylor Swift was owning the Billboard charts; the Cleveland Browns were looking to improve upon a sub-.500 season; the Cleveland...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs and Sky point out President Obama did not follow them on Twitter

After having his tweets appear under the official account for the White House, President Barack Obama now has his very own Twitter account. Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own account. — President Obama (@POTUS) May 18, 2015 Not surprisingly, many of the accounts the president follows are...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

N.C. State’s Cat Barber: “The F*** Is Wrong With Barack Obama?”

N.C. State, the No. 8 seed in the East Region, shocked No. 1 seed Villanova last night to advance to the Sweet 16. After the 71-68 victory, Wolfpack guard Cat Barber used colorful language in calling out President Barack Obama for picking Villanova to not only beat N.C. State but advance all the way to the national championship. Barber is not the first person to call out Obama...
Via College Spun
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia Trolls President Obama After Mountaineers Beat Buffalo

We’ve got a new trend in the college basketball world, and the President of the United States is involved. Thursday, after Georgia State shocked Baylor, head coach Ron Hunter called out President Barack Obama for failing to pick the Panthers. Now, Friday, after West Virginia took care of business against Buffalo, the Mountaineers did the same. WVU’s Twitter account tweeted directly...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

FOX News Slammed Obama For Spending Time Picking An NCAA Tournament Bracket

Since 2009, President Barack Obama has participated in “Barack-etology”, an ESPN segment that features the Commander-In-Chief making his selections for the NCAA Tournament with college basketball analyst Andy Katz. Wednesday, his 2015 picks were released again by the Worldwide Leader. That apparently upsets the team over at Fox and Friends, who ripped him Thursday morning for...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

President Obama weighs in on Lions-Cowboys controversy

The Dallas Cowboys penalty fiasco has gotten so serious that even the president was asked to give his two cents.   Barack Obama talked about the controversial non-call on the Cowboys that helped lead them to a 24-20 NFC wild-card win over the Detroit Lions in an interview with The Detroit News on Tuesday. The president is a fan of Detroit’s division rival Chicago Bears, but...
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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