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NFL players agree with Obama: Alcohol more dangerous than pot; League policy is nuts

President Barack Obama said earlier this year (correctly) that he does not think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol. The NFL agrees. As part of a survey of 100-plus players conducted by's NFL Nation, 75 percent of the 82 players who answered said they agree with Obama's statement. So, what about the policy?The NFL's substance-abuse policy calls for players...
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Did President Obama give Florida State’s Football Team the Stiff Arm?

A tradition in American sports is championship teams are invited to visit 1600 Pennsylvania in Washington, D.C. That is, until this year when Florida State University was unable to work out a day to visit President Obama at the White House. Did the Commander-in-Chief stiff arm the 2013 College Football National Champions and their Heisman Trophy winner quarterback? Or was the President...
Via 110 Nation Sports
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LeBron James accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, screams like little girl (Video)

On Sunday, NBA superstar LeBron James accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge issued by Kevin Durant, Kevin Hart and several others, and proceeded to scream like a little girl after being doused with a tub of ice water. LeBron proceeded to nominate President Barack Obama to take part in the challenge, along with his sons Bryce and LeBron Jr. President Obama has already declined the...
Via Holdout Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

President Obama Releases Statement On Robin Williams

President Barack Obama has released a statement on the death of Robin Williams. President Obama released a statement on the death of comedian and actor, Robin Williams on the official White House Twitter account. He made us laugh. He made us cry. He ended up touching every element of the human spirit. — The White House (@WhiteHouse) August...
Via Geeks and Cleats
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Obama opens Gay Games with surprise video message

CLEVELAND (AP) President Barack Obama has helped kick off the international Gay Games in Cleveland with a surprise video message shown at the opening ceremonies. Obama welcomed athletes, coaches, families and spectators from around the world to Ohio and the United States as the event began Saturday night. The president said the United States has come a long way in its commitment...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Barack Obama Congrats Spurs For Hiring First Female Assistant

The San Antonio Spurs announced the hiring of the first-female assistant coach this week Becky Hammon. President Obama sent out a congratulatory Tweet to Hammon and the Spurs, and somewhat acknowledged his rooting interests.   The post Barack Obama Congrats Spurs For Hiring First Female Assistant appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Barack Obama Throws Up The Hook ‘Em Horns On His Trip To Austin

President Barack Obama took a trip to Austin, Texas this week, and did what the POTUS is supposed to do on trips to American cities: discussed policies relevant to the area, ate at local food establishments, and found ways to rally the community around him. Luckily for Obama, the last part of that was easy for him to accomplish. During the trip to the city that houses the University...
Via College Spun
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

President Obama congratulates USMNT in 4th of July address

(Credit. Despite being eliminated from the World Cup, the United States Men’s National Team gained a lot of new fans and believers along the way. They made soccer popular in American, even if it was just for three weeks. Friday morning, President Barack Obama gave his annual 4th of July address, which he kicked off with a congratulations to the USMNT and goalkeeper...
Via Sports-Kings
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Souvenir Company Mistakes President Obama for England Defender Chris Smalling (Photo)

This is a pretty bad mistake, but will probably be a collectors item. A souvenir company that manufactured mugs featured players on England’s World Cup team made quite the gaffe when they printed a picture of President Barack Obama instead of English defender Chris Smalling. Naturally when the mugs were received by a British wholesale company, the man tasked with opening the merchandise...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: President Obama Makes an Appearance at Little League Baseball Game

It’s not every day that one of the most powerful men in the world makes a surprise visit to a little league baseball game. But that’s what happened on Monday, as President Barack Obama showed up at Friendship Park in Washington, according to the Associated Press. The POTUS shook hands with players and also took photos with fans and whoever else was in attendance for the game...
Via The Sports Daily
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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