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Are you a company or trade association that would like to get the ear of the President of the United States? Well look no further than ESPN. According to Politico, media strategists are increasingly suggesting to clients who wish to get their issues seen by White House officials that they advertise on ESPN. President Barack Obama and his cabinet are known to be “rabid” ESPN watchers. Politico sites Microsoft’s anti-Google advertising campaign, which began airing during Monday Night Football and continue on ESPN in Washington D.C., as an example. The ad spot took aim at Google’s questionable business practices right about the time federal regulators were considering bringing charges against the Internet search giant over anti-competitive practices. “It’s certainly a tactic that’s talked about a lot,” said one media strategist with a client who wanted the White House’s ear on the climate change debate. “It was for exactly that reason. “It’s not just targeting Obama, but doing it in a way

President Obama Met With Nebraska Cornhuskers Star Jack Hoffman

In what continues to be my go-to feel-better story of the year, 7-year old Jack Hoffman is still riding the high of becoming the Nebraska Cornhuskers’ biggest star football player in the program’s long, storied history. (Obviously, I’ve crossed out the Bill Callahan era with a thick, black Magic Marker.) Jack, of course, is the young brain cancer patient who ran for a 69-yard...

Spring-football star, 7, meets Obama

Seven-year-old brain cancer patient Jack Hoffman tugged heartstrings across the country recently with his inspirational 69-yard touchdown run in the Nebraska spring game, one of the more touching football moments most have ever seen. On Monday, Hoffman again took one to the house -- the White House, that is -- where he, his parents, two sisters and former Nebraska running back Rex...

Obama says 'couldn't be prouder' of Jason Collins

President Barack Obama says he told NBA center Jason Collins that he ''couldn't be prouder of him'' for coming out as gay while playing in a major sports league. Speaking at a news conference Tuesday, Obama said Collins showed the progress the United States has made in recognizing that gays and lesbians deserve full equality. He said they deserve ''not...

Video: Navy releases spine-tingling 2013 football trailer

The official start of college football season is still about four months away, but that hasn't stopped the folks at Navy from getting our blood pumping by releasing a trailer for 2013.The video features awesome background music, spine-tingling highlights, and some beautifully executed narration. Even President Barack Obama makes an appearance at one point. How many schools can...
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