Stephen Curry’s face now on heroin bags in Philadelphia

Reigning MVP Stephen Curry has been featured in a promo with President Barack Obama, plenty of TV commercials and many highlight reels this season. And now his face is popping up somewhere quite different: on heroin bags. Thomas J. Nestel, the Chief of SEPTA Transit Police in Philadelphia, tweeted out a photo which shows Curry’s face on heroin bags that have been confiscated around...
Via The Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Obama honors Navy football team with trophy

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is congratulating the Naval Academy football team for winning the annual Commander in Chief's Trophy. Obama notes Navy has now won the trophy in 10 of the last 13 years of the annual three-way rivalry between the Army, Navy and Air Force academies. The president joked that Navy has won so often, it should put the award ceremony on its football...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

President Obama, Warriors star Stephen Curry team up on PSA

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) President Barack Obama has teamed with reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry on a public service announcement calling for Americans to mentor youth in their community to make a positive impact. The video was shown Saturday on ABC's ''NBA Countdown'' ahead of Curry's playoff opener with the defending champion Golden State Warriors against the Houston Rockets on Saturday...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Barack Obama to give graduation address at Rutgers

President Barack Obama will give the graduation address at the 250th commencement ceremony of Rutgers University next month, according to a statement from the school that was reported by Patricia Alex of “This is the first time in Rutgers University’s history that a sitting president has agreed to speak at commencement,” said President Robert Barchi. “President...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Obama congratulates Villanova after 'exciting' NCAA victory

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is congratulating the Villanova Wildcats for their victory in what he calls a ''particularly exciting championship game.'' Obama called head coach Jay Wright on Wednesday following his team's victory in the NCAA Tournament championship game Monday. The White House says Obama pointed out that the victory came at the end of ''an impressive year...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch President Obama do the wave during the Rays’ game in Cuba

The Tampa Bay Rays traveled to Cuba to play the Cuban National Team in Havana on Tuesday, as a symbol of the newly normalized relations between the United States and Cuba, and the pageantry was cooler than anyone really imagined. US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro were both in attendance. President Obama arrived at Estadio Latinoamericano shortly before...
Via The Comeback
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka: Obama is worst president 'we've ever had'

Two days after ESPN baseball analyst Curt Schilling said Democratic presidential candidate Hilary Clinton “should be buried under a jail somewhere,” another Bristol employee shared strong political views on a public platform. ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown analyst Mike Ditka appeared on the Bernie and Sid morning radio show and when asked, said President Barack Obama is the ...
Via Awful Announcing
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rays given go-ahead to play Cuban national team in Havana

The final days of spring training will bring a unique trip for the Tampa Bay Rays. According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, the team will travel to Havana to take on the Cuban National Team. BREAKING: #Rays trip to Cuba for March 22 exhibition is finally official, per league source. Will face Cuban National Team in Havana. — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) March 1, 2016...
Via Sportsnaut
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Petition wants Obama in 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Start training, POTUS. President Barack Obama has bigger fish to fry before leaving office, but a White House petition published Thursday wants to put the commander in chief in the 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. The petition reads: “The 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game will be held on February 17, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. As of the publishing of this petition, former...
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Torey Lovullo meets President Obama at Red Sox’s hotel in New York

The Boston Red Sox found out Monday that they were staying at the same hotel in New York as President Barack Obama for their series against the Yankees. And now, Torey Lovullo’s wish has come true. The Red Sox’s interim manager said Monday that the president was spotted in the hotel’s gym but that he’d just missed him. Lovullo said he’d start his morning workout earlier...
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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