BARACK OBAMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Spurs' Tim Duncan says no to Olympic invite from President Obama

Most people would jump at the opportunity to hop on Air Force One for an international flight to attend the Olympics with the President of the United States. Tim Duncan, however, is a rare breed. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Bruce Bowen said his former San Antonio Spurs teammate turned down an invitation from President Barack Obama to join him on a trip to the Olympics...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry, Barack Obama hit the golf course (VIDEO)

Reigning MVP Stephen Curry and President Barack Obama seemed to have developed a friendship since the Warriors guard first visited the White House back in February. The two have played Connect Four, hit the links and even erupted a volcano in a mentoring promo. They also  hung out recently, once again hitting the golf course. Being the POTUS is a stressful job, so sometimes, it’s...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Obama opens up about his golf game: Sand tips needed

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) President Barack Obama says he needs some help with his sand shots as he opens up about his golf game. The president, an avid weekend golfer, is set to hit the links several times during his vacation in Martha's Vineyard. Obama estimates he has a handicap of 13. A handicap score allows players of varying abilities to compete fairly. The lower the handicap...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: President Obama well wishes Team USA before Olympic Games

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama took time out of their busy schedules to send a message to Team USA ahead of the Rio Olympics. Here’s the video of their message. "Bring home the gold for the Red, White, and Blue" —@POTUS wishing @TeamUSA luck ahead of the #OpeningCeremony https://t.co/NoPgF3p10T — The White House (@WhiteHouse) August 5, 2016 Indeed...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN to broadcast USMNT’s second game in Cuba since 1947

For just the second time in 69 years, the United States men’s soccer team is set to play against the Cuba national team in Havana on Friday, October 7. ESPN will broadcast the game and a game time is yet to be determined. This game will come in between a rather crucial set of World Cup Qualifiers. The USMNT is due to play qualifying games against Saint Vincent and the Grenadines...
Via Awful Announcing
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee great Candace Parker shares handwritten recruiting note from Pat Summitt

Legendary Tennessee Lady Vols head coach Pat Summitt passed away earlier today at the age of 64, after being diagnosed with early onset dementia in 2012. The internet is full of great tributes today, including those from President Barack Obama and fellow Tennessee legend Peyton Manning. Now, Candace Parker, one of Summitt’s best players, has tweeted a photo of a handwritten recruiting...
Via College Spun
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

President Obama tells Tyronn Lue to have J.R. Smith put a shirt on

J.R. Smith’s shirtlessness has been a big topic on conversation recently, and it’s gotten so big that Barack Obama, the most powerful man on the planet, is now taking notice. President Obama called Cleveland Cavaliers’ head coach Tyronn Lue to congratulate him on coaching his team to victory and ending Cleveland’s title drought, but he added a message for the team’s colorful...
Via The Comeback
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

President Barack Obama has ‘discussed’ owning NBA team

As his tenure as the 43rd President of the United States of America nears its end, Barack Obama is setting his eyes on another big challenge. Speaking Wednesday to the press, White House press secretary Josh Earnest revealed Obama wouldn’t mind becoming an NBA owner, via ESPN News Services. “Earnest said Wednesday that the president, well known for being a big fan of Chicago...
Via Sportsnaut
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
May 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
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