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President Obama signs Steve Gleason Act into law

The remarkable drive of Steve Gleason saw another goal attained Thursday when President Barack Obama signed the act named for the former New Orleans Saint into law. The Steve Gleason Act will ensure that people with disabilities have more opportunities when they seek treatments, cures and independence. The bill, known as the Steve Gleason Act of 2015, was sponsored by Senator David...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz, Pedro Martinez Snap Selfie During Number Ceremony (Video)

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Barack Obama has company. David Ortiz, of course, snapped a selfie with the president of the United States during the Boston Red Sox’s White House visit following their 2013 World Series win. Big Papi again broke out the cell phone Tuesday night at Fenway Park as the Red Sox retired Pedro Martinez’s No. 45. An immortal...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Twins Reliever Channels Luke Scott

A few years ago, former Baltimore Orioles outfielder Luke Scott caused a stir when he questioned, among other things, the legitimacy of Barack Obama’s birth certificate. Turns out, baseball’s got another birther in the bunch. Prior to the 2015 season, Anthony Swarzak left the Minnesota Twins to sign a deal with Cleveland. After pitching just 13 innings for the Tribe…the 29...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michelle Obama opens Special Olympics in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) Michelle Obama welcomed thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities to the Special Olympic World Games on Saturday during a festive opening ceremony filled with cheers, songs and praise for their courage and determination. ''My husband and I, we are so proud of you, so incredibly proud of you, and we love you all from the bottom of our hearts,'' the first...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ford, Toyota teams tired of Chevy dominance at the Brickyard

How different did the world look the last time a non-Chevrolet driver won the Brickyard 400, NASCAR's second biggest race? Consider these fascinating little nuggets: -- United States President Barack Obama was a little-known state senator -- Chase Elliott was 6 years old -- There was no Chase for the Sprint Cup And the list goes on. The bottom line: It's been awhile, 13 long years...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Barack Obama, Jon Stewart Final Daily Show Interview

Barack Obama and Jon Stewart got together on The Daily Show for one last interview. It’s one hell of a goodbye for the man who’s...
Via COED
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Trump awarded Medal of Honor

Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama awards Donald Trump the Medal of HonorYour MVPHey, it could happen. Except, you know, for that complete lack of military service...Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomi Lahren: Hottest Photos of the One America News Network Anchor

Tomi Lahren is the hot blonde whose verbal assault on President Barack Obama has taken the internet by storm. You can watch the video below,...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago-born Chance the Rapper joins long line of Bulls fans

The Chicago Bulls have a long history of endorsements from people who matter. No look further than President of the United States Barack Obama, who has famously sported a Bulls hat and recently publicly supported fired coach Tom Thibodeau. Chicago rappers like Kanye West and Common have sat courtside in Chicago to watch their beloved Bulls. Perhaps there is a new MC in the lineage...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

President Obama Is Letting Demaryius Thomas’ Mom Out Of Jail

Katrina Smith has been in prison since Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was 12 years old. Now, the All-Pro wide receiver’s mother is getting out of jail free. Smith is one of 46 people who had their drug sentences commuted by President Barack Obama on Monday. She has served 15 years in prison for a crime she says she didn’t commit. “I was not actually selling drugs...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Obama commutes Demaryius Thomas's mother's prison sentence

Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas mother, Katrina Stuckey Smith, was one of the 46 federal drug offenders whose sentences were commuted by president Barack Obama. "God is good.." Thomas wrote on his Facebook page. "Great news today, My Best lady come home November 10.. Godbless.." Smith was sentenced to 292 months imprisonment after being guilty of conspiracy to possess...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mom of Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas has drug sentence commuted by Obama

Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has been making a lot of headlines this offseason. This is a new one, but very exciting news for DT and his family. Demaryius Thomas' mother was one of the 46 drug offenders whose sentences were commuted by Obama. She'll be released Nov 10. — Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) July 13, 2015 Pro Football Talk has some details: President...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

@POTUS unscripted: Obama shows a looser side on Twitter

WASHINGTON (AP) Forget the prime-time interviews or the formal, choreographed news conferences. President Barack Obama is taking to Twitter to muse about sports, pop culture, even Supreme Court rulings - at all hours of the day. The White House has used Twitter to promote the president's views for years, but mostly in a highly scripted manner, with tweets composed by press aides...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Life After Cavs, Going No. 2, and Maron-Obama: While We’re Waiting…

Happy Wednesday, Blawg Pound. Cavs season is over, and has been for a week. While it’s been kind of nice living without the NBA — getting to sleep at a reasonable hour and that sort of thing — I miss it. We’ve covered the magic and fun that this team provided plenty, and I’m not sure that I have anything to add. I just miss it is all. Basketball season will be back in due...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall thinks Justin Bieber would beat Barack Obama in a game of 1-on-1

It probably goes without saying that recording artist Justin Bieber and president Barack Obama don't run in the same circles. Oddly enough, though, Washington Wizards guard John Wall has played basketball with both.Of course, that begs the question: who is the better baller? Here's more from Eric Freeman at Ball Don't Lie:  Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall is...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Barack Obama appearing on ‘WTF with Marc Maron’ podcast

Now this should be interesting. WTF with Marc Maron is one of the most popular podcasts on the internet (including 100 million downloads on iTunes), featuring interviews with fellow comedians in addition to musicians, actors, filmmakers and writers. (The chats are often recorded in Maron’s garage, which he converted into a podcast recording studio.) In the latest episode, Maron...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Obama phones coaches of Warriors, Blackhawks with congratulations

  President Barack Obama has phoned the coaches of the Golden State Warriors and the Chicago Blackhawks to congratulate the teams on winning the NBA Finals and the Stanley Cup. The White House says Obama told Warriors' Coach Steve Kerr it was exciting to see the team's perseverance in winning in its first title in 40 years. He singled out Stephen Curry and Andre Igoudala for praise...
Via AP on Fox
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Obama phones coaches of Warriors, Blackhawks with congrats

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama has phoned the coaches of the Golden State Warriors and the Chicago Blackhawks to congratulate the teams on winning the NBA Finals and the Stanley Cup. The White House says Obama told Warriors' Coach Steve Kerr it was exciting to see the team's perseverance in winning in its first title in 40 years. He singled out Stephen Curry and Andre Igoudala...
Via AP on Fox
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Barack Obama challenges Nationals' racing presidents to a race (PHOTO)

President Barack Obama paid a visit to some former presidents on Thursday, and in the spirit of Nationals Park, challenged them to a race. The president made a surprise guest appearance at the 54th Annual Congressional Baseball Game -- €”yes, that's an actual event -- and met up with the Nationals' racing presidents while he was there. Naturally, of course. Obama, who is a big...
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June 12, 2015  |  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. pic.twitter.com/FpEUTnYgoD — President Obama (@POTUS) June 12, 2015 Thursday,...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

President Obama Challenges the Washington Nationals Presidents to a Race

President Barack Obama is a well known sports fan. His love of all teams from Chicago has been pretty well established in the media. He's commented on controversies, his NCAA bracket gets national attention, and he offers up his opinion about the NBA Finals just like any other fan. Since he is not just any other fan though his opinions get more coverage.Thursday he was at the annual...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Obama: LeBron playing 'unbelievably'; Curry will 'pick it back up'

WASHINGTON -- The avid sports fan who occupies the Oval Office is refusing to take sides as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors battle for the NBA championship. President Barack Obama tells the entertainment news show "Extra" that both teams are playing incredible basketball. He says LeBron James is playing "unbelievably" for Cleveland, and he thinks Golden State's...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Obama says neutral in NBA, roots for NHL's Blackhawks

WASHINGTON (AP) The avid sports fan who occupies the Oval Office is refusing to take sides as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors battle for the NBA championship. President Barack Obama tells the entertainment news show ''Extra'' that both teams are playing incredible basketball. He says LeBron James is playing ''unbelievably'' for Cleveland, and he thinks Golden State...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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