President Barack Obama Mentors Stephen Curry at the White House

Even the best basketball player in the world needs a mentor, so why not President Barack Obama. As part of his administration’s My Brother’s Keeper mentorship program. The Commander-in-chief hooked up with reigning MVP Stephen Curry at the White House. To demonstrate just how important a mentor can be in a kids life. Watch them play Connect Four, building a volcano, create...
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President Obama has message for bomb survivor after she completes Boston Marathon

It’s been three years since the terrorist bombing at the scene of the Boston Marathon. An incident that saw spectator Adrianne Haslet lose her leg. Now equipped with a prosthetic leg, Haslet took on the daunting challenge of participating in the 26-mile marathon. She completed it in slightly less than 10 hours. After news of Haslet’s amazing accomplishment broke, President Barack...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New White House Mentoring Video Features Steph Curry, President Obama

President Barack Obama is a huge basketball fan. So it’s no surprise that the latest video for “My Brother’s Keeper,” an initiative started by the president to help show how impactful a mentor can be for a young person’s development, starred him and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry. Curry, of course, was at the White House in February when the Warriors were...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steph Curry and President Obama Star In 'My Brother's Keeper' PSA

  This is an entertaining PSA starring reigning NBA MVP and 2015 world champion Stephen Curry being mentored by President Barack Obama. The ad spot for the government-backed My Brother's Keeper mentorship program shows Obama playing a game of Connect Four with Curry, helping him with a science project, teaching him proper basketball shooting mechanics, editing Curry's...
Via Stack
3 days ago  |  Discuss

President Obama, Warriors star Stephen Curry team up on PSA

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) President Barack Obama has teamed with reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry on a public service announcement calling for Americans to mentor youth in their community to make a positive impact. The video was shown Saturday on ABC's ''NBA Countdown'' ahead of Curry's playoff opener with the defending champion Golden State Warriors against the Houston Rockets on Saturday...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch President Obama do the wave during the Rays’ game in Cuba

The Tampa Bay Rays traveled to Cuba to play the Cuban National Team in Havana on Tuesday, as a symbol of the newly normalized relations between the United States and Cuba, and the pageantry was cooler than anyone really imagined. US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro were both in attendance. President Obama arrived at Estadio Latinoamericano shortly before...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  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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