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  1. President Obama on Washington Redskins -- 'Legitimate concerns'

    President Barack Obama says that if he owned the Washington Redskins, he would "think about changing" the team name, wading into the controversy over a football nickname that many people deem offensive to Native Americans.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2013
  2. Barack Obama congratulates Baltimore Ravens as Super Bowl champio...

    President Barack Obama welcomed the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens to the White House on Wednesday, congratulating the team on its unlikely title run -- and offering some good-natured jibes.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2013
  3. Obama still believes in Bears after loss

    ESPNChicago.com

    The Chicago Bears have dropped three of their last four games to fall into second place in the NFC North after a 23-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, but the First Fan isn't giving up hope. During a Q&A on middle class tax cuts on Twitter...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  4. Tillman honored by Obama's praise

    ESPNChicago.com

    Charles Tillman thanked President Barack Obama for the "shout-out" after Obama said the Chicago Bears cornerback may be the defensive player of the year during a pre-election appearance on "Monday Night Football." "I think it's a huge honor," Till...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  5. Obama, Romney talk football on MNF

    ESPN.com

    President Barack Obama thinks his hometown Chicago Bears are good enough to win the Super Bowl this year. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney remembers that the New England Patriots won two of their three Super Bowl titles while he was govern...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  6. President Barack Obama, Republican nominee Mitt Romney talk sport...

    President Barack Obama thinks his hometown Chicago Bears are good enough to win the Super Bowl this season.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  7. Jim McMahon, former Chicago Bears, sued over bank's loans

    In an attempt to recover $104 million, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has sued former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon and others involved in a now-failed bank that was at the center of the campaign for President Obama's old U.S. Senate seat.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2012
  8. Obama: Game less Super without Bears

    Associated Press

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The First Fan has only one complaint about Sunday's Super Bowl: his favorite team isn't in it. President Barack Obama says on Twitter he's "looking forward to catching some of the big game" between the New York Giants and the New...

    Blog | February 05, 2012
  9. 1985 Chicago Bears still buzzworthy

    Melissa Isaacson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Twenty-five years later, there was no mistaking the sight of a 52-year-old Jim McMahon sitting behind the President of the United States on the South Lawn of the White House in a suit, tie, white headband and tennis shoes. For ...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  10. Melissa Isaacson - White House visit reminder that 1985 Chicago B...

    Melissa Isaacson

    White House visit a reminder that 1985 Bears are still worth all the fuss.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2011
  11. Obama salutes '85 Bears

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has saluted the 1985 Chicago Bears, his hometown team, for winning the Super Bowl a quarter century ago. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  12. President Barack Obama salutes '85 Super Bowl champ Bears

    Da '85 Bears finally got their White House due.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2011
  13. Obama clarifies: Rodgers as Cutler's No. 2

    Kevin Seifert

    Now I know why I prefer sports over politics. Earlier Friday, President Barack Obama jokingly suggested his Chicago Bears should acquire Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. But it appears Obama wasn't willing to stand on what seemed like ...

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  14. President Obama gracious to Green Bay Packers despite love of Chi...

    Welcoming the Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers to the White House was no easy task for President Barack Obama.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  15. Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers will visit White House Aug....

    Denied the traditional Super Bowl champions' visit to the White House during the NFL lockout, the Green Bay Packers finally are headed to Washington.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2011
  16. President Barack Obama intends to stay out of NFL labor talks

    President Barack Obama has a clear message for pro football players and team owners: I don't intend to get involved in your labor dispute and you should be able to work things out so each side has enough money.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2011