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  1. Tim Howard said facing angry Sir Alex Ferguson was scarier than t...

    Mike Whalley

    Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard said he was not fazed when he received a phone call from U.S. president Barack Obama -- because facing an angry Sir Alex Ferguson was far more frightening. Howard was an outstanding performer for the United States at the...

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2014
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  3. Barack Obama calls USA internationals Clint Dempsey and Tim Howar...

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama commended the U.S. men's soccer team on Wednesday for making their country proud in the World Cup tournament in Brazil, during an Oval Office phone call with two of the team's most celebrated players. Obama called...

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  4. Buzz That Was -- USA falls to Belgium at 2014 World Cup, but gain...

    D'Arcy Maine

    It's a day for World Cup mourning after the U.S. was eliminated in a heartbreaking loss to Belgium. Goalkeeper Tim Howard, though, might feel like a winner with all the Internet accolades coming his way.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  5. Video: President Obama plays football with Japanese robot

    Chris Wright

    As part of his Asian tour, U.S. President Barack Obama visited students at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo, where he took a bit of time out to have a quick kick-around with Asimo, Honda's world-famous humanoid robot, i...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  6. Buzz That Was -- Kliff Kingsbury looks like perfect choice for st...

    D'Arcy Maine

    No Ryan Gosling? No worries. We've got a backup candidate for "The Bachelor." Sydney Leroux, meanwhile, insists Team USA players are sticking together, and LeBron has a fan's back.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  7. President Barack Obama honors college championship teams at White...

    President Barack Obama is honoring college athletes from across the country in a White House ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  8. Iran drifting away in a political tide

    John Duerden

    New Iranian president Hassan Rouhani is still waiting for official congratulations from Barack Obama on his recent election win. It could be a long wait, but maybe football will lend a helping hand. Less than four months from now, the two countries c...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  9. President Barack Obama honors Los Angeles Galaxy

    Associated Press

    President Barack Obama celebrated championship wins by two Los Angeles sports teams in a White House ceremony Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  10. President Obama to honor Los Angeles Kings, LA Galaxy at White Ho...

    President Barack Obama will honor two championship sports teams from California at the White House next Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2013
  11. Impressive list of White House visitors

    Lizzie Haldane

    We can't celebrate Inauguration Day without revisiting some of the key visitors during President Barack Obama's first term in office. Obama hosted a Who's Who of female athletes at the White House over his first four years. Some of the headliners inc...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  12. Welcome back, United

    David Hirshey

    Of all the myriad explanations for Barack Obama's sleepy debate performance in Denver, why has no one mentioned the West Ham connection? Obama is a fan of the East London club, a relationship memorialized in song: Barack the West Ham fan He hates...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  13. GALAXY: White House a joy, not for all

    Scott French

    President Obama teased David Beckham and Robbie Keane, recognized Landon Donovan as someone "who has done more for American soccer than just about anybody" and praised the Galaxy for having "lived up to hype" as he honored the MLS Cup champions Tuesd...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  14. GALAXY: Obama's remarks

    Scott French

    Here is a transcript of President Obama's remarks Tuesday at the White House honoring the Galaxy's MLS Cup championship: "Thank you. (Applause.) Everybody, please have a seat. Have a seat. Well, welcome to the White House, everybody. And congratulat...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  15. President Barack Obama kids MLS LA Galaxy's David Beckham about a...

    President Barack Obama is ribbing soccer star David Beckham over his age and his outside interests, saying it's a "rare man who can be that tough on the field and also have his own line of underwear."

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2012
  16. GALAXY: White House visit next week

    Scott French

    The Galaxy will visit the White House next week to fete their MLS Cup championship with President Barack Obama. The Galaxy are in Montreal for Saturday's Major League Soccer match against the Impact and will head from Quebec to Washington for Tues...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  17. Matt Wilhelm teams with President Obama, sports stars in anti-bul...

    Colin Bane

    BMX rider Matt Wilhelm teams with President Obama and other sports stars in "Stop Bullying: Speak Up," an anti-bullying show that airs Sunday on the Cartoon Network.

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2012