BARACK OBAMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Obama wasn’t most surprising person to text Kevin Durant

It took Kevin Durant 10 years to reach the NBA’s crowning achievement, and the four-time scoring champion got to experience all the unbelievable moments that are a part of winning a championship — including getting a text from a former president. So what did Barack Obama say to the newly minted champion? “Congrats,” Durant told...
Via New York Post
6 days ago

Sports & Politics Intersect: Hank Williams Jr. has been a long time gone

Front Five: The top stories that shaped both sports & politics this week “Are you ready for some football?” - Hank Williams Jr. ESPN announced the return of Hank Williams Jr. to the Monday Night Football broadcast after cutting his opening song six years ago in response to his comments about President Barack Obama playing a round of golf with former House Speaker John...
Via Yardbarker
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL to honor late Steelers owner Dan Rooney during draft

Former Pittsburgh Steelers owner and chairman Dan Rooney passed away earlier this month at the age of 84. A transcendent figure around the sports world, those within football took time to pay their respects following his death.An Ambassador to Ireland under Barack Obama, the former president also took time out of his schedule to attend Rooney’s funeral.Needless to say, the respect...
Via Sportsnaut
April 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban offers to sell part of the Mavericks to President Obama

Barack Obama has some time on his hands now that he is the former leader of the free world. The former president gave up his “cushy” gig at the White House back in January and has since been seen traveling the world. Private islands. Trips to New York City. You name it, Obama has been there.Maybe as an attempt to help the former president pass some time, Dallas Mavericks owner...
Via Sportsnaut
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Barack Obama dominates as ‘MyCareer’ player in NBA 2K17

Barack Obama, you may have noticed, is no longer the President. Instead of dealing with the daily grind of being the leader of the free world, Obama is now enjoying some well-earned free time, which recently involved going kitesurfing with Richard Branson in the British Virgin Islands.But as everyone who knows anything about Obama, his real athletic pursuit is basketball. While...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

FDR won’t be joining the Nationals’ horde of Racing Presidents in 2017

The United States may have a new president, but the Washington Nationals will not be inaugurating any new presidents to their in-game race lineup in 2017.Though an effort was made to make Franklin D. Roosevelt a potential addition to the Racing Presidents, a lack of enthusiasm from the Roosevelt family has brought that effort to a close.“While we engaged in extensive efforts to...
Via The Comeback
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

LeBron James bids farewell to President Obama: 'Enjoy retirement’

LeBron James bid a heartfelt farewell to Barack Obama and his family as his presidency comes to an end and the Donald Trump administration takes over running the country.James, who counts the Obama family as his “friends,” took to Twitter to express his thoughts in a video post via his multimedia site Uninterrupted.Saying the Obamas “have been a true inspiration — not only...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

CP3 says he once got crossed over by Obama in pickup game

The 44th Commander-in-Chief is about to pass the torch to his successor on Friday as Barack Obama’s second term as President of the United States comes to a close. As it does, people like Clippers guard Chris Paul are remembering memorable moments with the outgoing President. Obama has said he is looking forward to taking a step back and enjoying being able to breathe again after...
Via The Comeback
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Obama skips over Aroldis Chapman while praising Cubs

The Chicago Cubs’ visit to the White House was already a headline-grabber before it even happened. In a surprising move, the team decided to move its visit to Monday and became the last team President Barack Obama will honor in office. Then, Monday’s event happened, and more news was made. While President Obama was pointing out the various members of the Cubs’ World Series...
Via The Comeback
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Dexter Fowler gives President Obama custom Jordan shoes

The Chicago Cubs are making a rare January visit to the White House (and that’s not a joke about the Cubs winning the World Series) to be honored for their recent World Series championship. While it is customary to bring a custom jersey with the president’s name as a token of appreciation, Dexter Fowler is bringing another nice little personalized gift for President Barack...
Via The Comeback
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss
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