The Latest: Obama says Ali 'shook up the world'

The Latest on the death of Muhammad Ali (all times EDT): 9.10 a.m. President Barack Obama says Muhammad Ali ''shook up the world and the world is better for it.'' Obama says he keeps a pair of Ali's gloves on display in his private study, just off the Oval Office and under the famous photograph of the young champion ''roaring like a lion over fallen Sonny Listen.'' Obama says...
Via Associated Press
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President Obama touches down in Colorado to address Air Force grads

Air Force One delivered President Barack Obama to Peterson Air Force Base on Wednesday night, the day before the president is scheduled to address the graduating class at the Air Force Academy. The president’s jet touched down at 7:12 p.m. Wednesday, according to the White House. Obama was greeted by Gen. John Hyten, commander of Air Force Space Command; Lt. Gen. Daniel Hokanson...

Brock Osweiler skipping White House trip for Texans’ OTAs

Brock Osweiler was invited to visit the White House with the rest of the 2015 Denver Broncos to celebrate their Super Bowl 50 win with President Barack Obama. He’s respectfully declined the invitation. Instead of celebrating last year’s accomplishments he’ll be preparing with his new team, the Houston Texans, who have OTAs going on Monday. “The Broncos graciously extended...
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Broncos headed to the White House next week

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) President Barack Obama will host the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos on Monday at the White House. The Broncos won their third Lombardi Trophy in February when they defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10 behind Von Miller's two sack-strips that led to both of Denver's touchdowns. All three titles have come under John Elway's leadership, two of them during...
Via Associated Press
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Obama congratulates Villanova for winning NCAA title

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama congratulated the Villanova University men's basketball team Tuesday for winning what he described as ''maybe the best title game of all time'' in this year's NCAA tournament. Forward Kris Jenkins provided the winning shot with a 3-point field goal as time expired. Jenkins did so just a few seconds after North Carolina had managed to tie the...
Via Associated Press
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Invictus Games: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau calls out Obamas and British royalty

The Invictus Games are set to kick off on Sunday, May 8, and the leaders of the three nations competing in the big competition have been busy with a bit of smack talk. Warming up to the competition, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle sent a video message to Prince Harry, who shared it with the Queen, per TMZ. Not to be outdone, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showed...
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May 03, 2016  |  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
April 14, 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...
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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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