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  1. White Sox fan Obama: Have to like Red Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- It could be a rough rebuilding season ahead for the Chicago White Sox, but President Barack Obama never fails to recognize his favorite baseball team. While celebrating the Boston Red Sox's 2013 championship at the White House on Tuesda...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  2. From White Sox OF to U.S. ambassador

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- That cup of coffee Mark Gilbert had with the Chicago White Sox in 1985 pales in comparison to his next assignment. Gilbert has been nominated by President Obama to be the United States ambassador to New Zealand. If confirmed by the Sena...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  3. Ernie Banks tried to talk Barack Obama out of running for preside...

    Bruce Levine

    Ernie Banks, the latest recipient of the highest honor a civilian can receive from a President of the United States, dropped a minor bombshell on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  4. President Barack Obama honors San Francisco Giants for World Seri...

    President Barack Obama says the San Francisco Giants are making a "habit" of dropping in at the White House.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013
  5. President Obama to salute San Francisco Giants on World Series wi...

    The White House says President Barack Obama will honor the San Francisco Giants at a ceremony saluting their victory in the 2012 World Series.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2013
  6. President Barack Obama helps Boston Marathon victim throw out fir...

    Doug Padilla

    A victim of the Boston Marathon bombings has thrown out the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox game, thanks to an assist from the Oval Office.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2013
  7. Obama's ribs Boston fans over trade

    ESPNBoston.com

    Boston Red Sox fans are still a little sensitive about cutting ties with longtime favorite Kevin Youkilis. Just ask President Obama, a staunch Chicago White Sox fan. Read the entire story....

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  8. President Barack Obama's Kevin Youkilis ribbing draws Boston boos...

    President Obama drew some boos for good-naturedly ribbing a Boston audience about the Kevin Youkilis trade.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  9. Obama touches nerve by joking about Youk

    ESPNBoston.com

    Red Sox fans are still a little sensitive about cutting ties with longtime favorite Kevin Youkilis. Just ask President Obama. Appearing at a fundraiser at Boston's Symphony Hall, Obama drew a barrage of boos when he said, "Boston, I just want to s...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  10. 2011 World Series -- First lady Michelle Obama, Jill Biden team ...

    Michelle Obama and Jill Biden put their baseball allegiances aside Wednesday and teamed up with Major League Baseball to support the military before Game 1 of the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2011
  11. Obama talks Sox while meeting Giants

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The San Francisco Giants might have been at the White House on Monday to celebrate their World Series title, but the Chicago White Sox were also on the mind of President Barack Obama. According to the transcript of his speech to the Gia...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  12. Greenberg: Chicago Cubs starter Carlos Zambrano's suspension cont...

    Jon Greenberg

    Greenberg: Carlos Zambrano's suspension continues to be a distraction.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2010
  13. President takes in Sox-Nats contest

    ESPNChicago.com

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama ventured from the White House for some Friday night baseball as his hometown Chicago White Sox took on the Washington Nationals and their new star pitcher, Stephen Strasburg. Read the full story....

    Blog | June 18, 2010
  14. Strasburg K's 10 in front of president, but White Sox win

    Stephen Strasburg set a strikeout record but didn't figure in the decision as the White Sox beat the Nationals in 11 on Friday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 18, 2010
  15. President watches his Chicago White Sox take on the Washington Na...

    President Obama watched his White Sox take on the Nationals on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2010
  16. Yankees assistant GM Jean Afterman felt "tremendous remorse" afte...

    Andrew Marchand

    Yankees assistant GM Jean Afterman felt "tremendous remorse" after heckling President Barack Obama.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2010