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Vernon Davis took time out of his offseason schedule to stump for President Barack Obama, and the commander in chief wasted no time in asking the 49ers tight end to consider a career change.

Obama urges Vernon Davis to play for Bears

During the 49ers’ postseason run, Vernon Davis opened up a lot of eyes with his epic performances, highlighted by the game-winning grab in a Divisional Round stunner over the Saints. One certain person you could say is impressed is the country’s Commander-in-Chief, who wouldn’t mind if the veteran tight end took his talents to the Windy City. With both appearing at a San...

Obama wants Vernon Davis to play for the Bears

49ers tight end Vernon Davis has become one of the team’s most important players.  If President Obama has his way, Davis will be playing for another team. The Chicago Bears. At a recent fund-raising event in California, Davis spoke to supporters about Obama.  And then Obama spoke about Davis. “I want to thank Vernon Davis…

President Obama -- Vernon Davis You Should Play For The Chicago Bears

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis grew up 20 or so blocks away from the White House, so it was probably a great feeling to know that he was introducing the President Barack Obama, who was in San Francisco raising campaign funds.According to the Sacramento Bee, after Davis had given his speech, before President Obama spoke to the crowd, Davis and President Obama...

Obama would love to see Vernon Davis play for the Bears

According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis had the opportunity to introduce President Barack Obama at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco, where President Obama was working to raise campaign funds. “Never, ever,” Davis said when asked if he thought he’d ever meet the President of the United States. “I thought the closest...

Obama to Ali: 'You shocked the world'

Muhammad Ali turned 70 last month, but the world's most famous people are still wishing the boxer known simply as ''The Greatest'' a happy birthday. President Barack Obama told Muhammad Ali through a video message on Saturday night that he shocked and inspired the world, and continues to do so today. Obama's message was one of dozens celebrating the icon...

Obama's Christian values questioned

Santorum Rick Santorum questioned President Barack Obama's Christian values as he courted tea party activists and evangelical voters in Ohio on Saturday. Santorum said Obama's agenda is based on "some phony theology. Not a theology based on the Bible. A different theology."

Obama outpaces himself

President Barack Obama raised $29.1 million for his campaign and the Democratic Party in January, a strong month that put him ahead of the pace he set in the last quarter of 2011.

While We’re Waiting…Obama wants Vernon Davis in Chicago and Iverson wants to play

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at Obama wants Vernon Davis: “49ers tight end Vernon Davis has become one of the team’s most important players.  If President Obama has his way, Davis will be playing...

Stars honor Ali at 70th birthday gala in Vegas

President Barack Obama lauded Muhammad Ali Saturday as he joined some of the world's most famous people in a birthday celebration for the boxer known simply as "The Greatest."

Report: Plane Carrying Marijuana Intercepted By Fighter Jets Over LA

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Two F-16 fighter jets were sent to intercept a drug-smuggling plane over Los Angeles Thursday morning just as President Barack Obama was on his way home. Aircraft in Los Angeles were under a temporary flight restriction, which the single-engine plane violated at about 11:30 a.m., as the president was on his way back to Los Angeles International Airport to continue...

Even Barack Obama is watching Jeremy Lin

We all know that United States president Barack Obama is a pretty big basketball fan, so it's not surprising that he's been noticing the play of Knicks guard Jeremy Lin. White House press secretary Jay Carney recently revealed that the president has been keeping tabs on Lin and was abuzz when he hit last night's game winner against Toronto: Carney says Lin...

Ali smiles as Wonder, others sing Happy Birthday

A casino owner paid more than a million dollars for boxing gloves Muhammad Ali used to defend his title. Samuel L. Jackson dedicated a rendition of "Stand By Me" to the boxer. And President Barack Obama told the icon in a birthday tribute that he inspired the world.

Rick Santorum states his case as a success story at Shelby Township event

Rick Santorum told the 1,500 people packed into the Palazzo Banquet Center in Shelby Township this morning that his main reason for being in the race is to repeal health care reform passed under President Barack Obama.

Primary primer

A primer on Michigan's Feb. 28 presidential primary: Who's on the ballot? Republicans: Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Gary Johnson, Fred Karger, Ron Paul, Rick Perry, Buddy Roemer, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. Democrat: Barack Obama.

Watch to watch today: What to watch today

Today is Presidents Day, so why not check out President Barack Obama's favorite NBA team, the Chicago Bulls? The Atlanta Hawks (19-12) take on the Eastern Conference Central Division-leading Bulls (25-8) at 4 p.m. (ESPN) in Chicago. Bulls star Derrick Rose, who has missed five straight games with back pain, will be a game-time decision. Chicago is 7-3 without Rose, who also missed...
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