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Bulls or Wiz? Obama says he's rolling with Chicago

Barack Obama has to toe a lot of sensitive lines. That's part of the job description when you're the commander in chief, even at the end of your second term.But health insurance or immigration basketball is not. When recently asked whether he'd root for his hometown team, the Chicago Bulls, or his adopted one in the Washington Wizards in a potential playoff series, the president...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Buys Apple Watch Day After Missing White House Visit (Photo)

Tom Brady couldn’t make it to the White House, but he could make it to the Apple store. The New England Patriots quarterback missed out on his team being honored by President Barack Obama on Thursday because of a prior family commitment. But it was apparently just a one-day commitment as Brady was spotted at an Apple store in New York City buying an Apple watch. Looks like Tom...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski Joking About Obama At White House Is Uncomfortably Funny

Rob Gronkowski popped off a joke about Barack Obama being drunk during the Patriots' visit to the White House.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Wears Armenian Flag Pin During White House Visit (Photo)

Bill Belichick wore three giant Super Bowl rings on his fingers at the White House when the New England Patriots were honored by President Barack Obama Thursday. Lost behind the flashy rings was a tiny Armenian flag pin that the head coach placed on the lapel of his suit. Photo: Bill Belichick, with Super Bowl rings and an Armenian flag pin on his suit...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

President Obama Zings New England Patriots Over Deflate-Gate and More During White House Visit

The New England Patriots visited President Barack Obama for the annual trip that the Super Bowl champions take every year. Like he does every time a sports team visits, the President was full of jokes. As could be expected, he had a Deflate-gate one, and I have to say--it was pretty damn funny. It was sure nice of him to zing Rob Gronkowski a little, but it would have been even better...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gronkowski on Obama's Deflategate joke: 'Maybe was wasted'

President Barack Obama is quite the comedian. With the New England Patriots at the White House to celebrate their Super Bowl XLIX victory on Thursday, the commander-in-chief couldn't pass up an opportunity to get in a playful dig during his time at the podium. "I usually tell a lot of jokes at these things, but with the Pats in town, I was afraid that 11 out of 12 of them would fall...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Arrival to Verizon Center Delayed by President Obama’s Motorcade

View image | gettyimages.com Ahead of a pivotal Game 5 of their best-of-seven series, the Washington Capitals got a subtle assist from the President of the United States. According to report by Jill Sorenson of CSN Washington, most of the New York Islanders’ arrival to the Verizon Center was delayed by the motorcade of President Barack Obama. According NHL officials, most...
Via KCM Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Rob Gronkowski Jokingly Suggests President Obama May Have Been Wasted

Following the ceremony celebrating the team’s Super Bowl title on the front lawn of the White House, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski seemed kind of bummed there were no tunes and no alcohol as he addressed a reporter’s questions. Though, he did suggest that perhaps President Obama was wasted because he told that weird deflate joke. Maybe the president was getting...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski: Maybe President Obama ‘Was Wasted From His Deflate Joke’

The New England Patriots stayed sober for their trip to the White House, but tight end Rob Gronkowski joked that President Barack Obama might have had a couple before he took the podium. Obama welcomed the Super Bowl XLIX champion Patriots to the White House on Thursday and threw in a DeflateGate joke during his planned remarks. Gronkowski, who was the butt of another Obama joke...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Visit White House; President Obama Cracks Jokes (Photos)

The New England Patriots added yet another visit to the White House to their résumés Thursday. The Super Bowl XLIX champions took a trip — their fourth trip — to the nation’s capital where they were honored by President Barack Obama for their win over the Seattle Seahawks back in February. While the leader of the Pats, Mr. Tom Brady, wasn’t on hand to meet the leader...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Obama honors Patriots for Super Bowl win, community service

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is honoring the New England Patriots for winning the Super Bowl despite a ''huge distraction and media circus.'' Obama recognized the football champions Thursday during a White House ceremony on the South Lawn. The president said ''that whole story got blown out of proportion,'' referring to an investigation of underinflated footballs, as the...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski Joked To President Obama That Secret Service Can’t Stop Him

Rob Gronkowski managed to keep his shirt on at the White House under strict orders of President Barack Obama. Gronkowski received a special shoutout from Obama during the president’s brief prepared statement, welcoming the New England Patriots to the White House on Thursday. “I told him to keep his shirt on,” Obama said. “He asked me what would happen if he took it off....
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

President Obama Makes DeflateGate Joke During Patriots’ White House Visit

President Barack Obama’s approval rating might have briefly dropped in New England. Obama made a DeflateGate joke two minutes into welcoming the Super Bowl XLIX champion New England Patriots to the White House. “I usually tell a bunch of jokes at these events, but with the Patriots in town, I was worried that 11 out of 12 of them would fall flat,” Obama joked. “All right...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

President Obama busts out Deflategate joke on New England Patriots at White House

The New England Patriots are at the White House today to celebrate their Super Bowl championship with president Barack Obama. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 teams to watch during the NFL Draft First and 10: The 10 most-underrated games on the 2015 NFL schedule He apparently has some jokes. President Obama to the Patriots: "I usually tell jokes at these things — but I was...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots White House Visit Live Stream: Barack Obama Honors Super Bowl Champs

The New England Patriots will be honored by the highest office in the land Thursday when the Super Bowl XLIX champions make their customary White House visit. President Obama will host the Patriots, who defeated the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to claim the franchise’s fourth Super Bowl title. Watch the live stream below, starting at 2:15 p.m. ET. Thumbnail photo via Geoff Burke/USA...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Obama: NASCAR's winning team kind of like me and Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama says NASCAR's winning team is kind of like his relationship with Vice President Joe Biden. Obama says both he and 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ Kevin Harvick know ''when you have a trusted partner shouting world-class advice in your ear at every turn, you can't lose.'' The president threw the praise on Biden, who has said he is considering...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Darrelle Revis Plans to Attend Patriots White House Super Bowl Ceremony

Even though New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis is no longer a member of the New England Patriots organization, he’s not letting that deter his plans to join the team at the White House. The Patriots are set to meet President Barack Obama on Thursday, and John Rooke of patriots.com reports Revis will be there, too. Revis isn’t foolish; he knows an opportunity to meet the...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Barry O And Joey Bosa Shrug It Out At The White House

President Barack Obama and Joey Bosa went tandem for the defensive lineman's patented shrug celebration while at the White House on Monday.
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State Buckeyes visit White House, meet Obama

The Ohio State Buckeyes football program swung by the White House on Monday afternoon to celebrate their national championship victory. During the visit, we got to witness a wide variety of entertaining moments. It all started with President Barack Obama leading the crowd through an “O-H-I-O” chant. The president continued to entertain, even busting out the Bosa Shrug during...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

OSU’s Taylor Decker, President Obama Had A Confusing Exchange About The Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks

Before he became President, Barack Obama enjoyed a stint in the Illinois Senate and later the United States Senate as a representative of Illinois.  He’s made it known that he’s a supporter of Chicago sports teams, including the Bulls.  The Bulls are currently squaring off with the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Chicago won Game 1 on Saturday, and hosts...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Obama jokes with Ohio State football team at White House ceremony for national champs

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama had some fun Monday (April 20) as he welcomed the National Champion Ohio State Buckeyes to the White House. He jokingly even took some political credit for the first-ever playoff system to crown the college football...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
14 days ago

National Champion Buckeyes honored by President Obama at White House

Earlier today in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama honored the 2014 College Football Playoff National Champion Ohio State Buckeyes during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. During the event, President Obama mentioned that he was in favor of a college football playoff when he first took […]
Via BuckeyeBanter.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Barack Obama does the Joey Bosa shrug

When the Ohio State Buckeyes visited President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday to celebrate their national championship, it was only a matter of time until some of the more entertaining moments made their way to the internet. For defensive standout Joey Bosa, the moment was even more special than he could have ever imagined. Not only did Bosa get to see President Obama...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Obama honors national champion Buckeyes at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is honoring the national champion Ohio State football team, taking just a little bit of credit for the new playoff system that the Buckeyes mastered. Ohio State won the first College Football Playoff in January, beating Oregon in the title game. Obama noted that he first supported a playoff to determine college football's national champion...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michael Bennett Gave President Obama ‘Bunny Ears’ During Ohio State’s White House Photo Op

Ohio State’s trip to the White House was quite eventful, as things involving Ohio State football tend to be. Joey Bosa got President Barack Obama to do his ‘shrug’ sack celebration, Cardale Jones and J.T. Barrett were both flattered by shout-outs from the president, and defensive lineman Michael Bennett played a little prank during the photo op at the end of the ceremony. As...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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