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  1. Derek Jeter gets visit from former President George W. Bush in fi...

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter got the boot -- a pair of them, actually -- a check, and a visit from a former president on Wednesday night in a pregame ceremony commemorating his final game at Globe Life Park, home of the Texas Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  2. The 'Blame Bush' Era May Be at an End

    President George W. Bush left the White House as one of the most disliked presidents in our nation's history. With , he was an albatross hanging over fellow Republican John McCain during the 2008 presidential elect...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  3. SMU basketball is a hot ticket in Dallas

    Richard Durrett

    DALLAS -- There's wasn't any red carpet leading into Moody Coliseum on Wednesday night, but there should have been one. There was president George W. Bush, a pitching wedge away from the library that bears his name, cheering from the front row wi...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  4. Cade Foster of Alabama Crimson Tide receives letter of support fr...

    Alex Scarborough

    Alabama kicker Cade Foster, who missed two field goals and had a third blocked during a last-second loss to the Auburn last month, received a letter of support from President George W. Bush.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  5. George W. Bush, Nolan Ryan praise Nadel

    Richard Durrett

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Among those congratulating Texas Rangers radio voice Eric Nadel on the highest award the sport can offer for a broadcaster, are former president George W. Bush and Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan. Nadel will be honored Saturday, Ju...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  6. President Bush says he'll miss Nolan Ryan

    Richard Durrett

    Since President George W. Bush left office after completing his second term prior to the 2009 MLB season, he has been a frequent guest at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. And for parts of the past five seasons, he's had the end seat closest to the R...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  7. Sports and patriotism

    Howard Bryant

    Sports, which once avoided the complex world, now embraces it, serving as the chief staging ground for expressions of patriotism, and has codified it into its game-day identity.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2013
  8. Snapshot: Blast from the past

    Mike Reiss

    Where were you on this day 11 years ago? The Patriots, led by owner Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick, were at the White House as guests of then-president George W. Bush for their victory in Super Bowl XXXVI, their first-ever championship. The t...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  9. Former President George W. Bush attends Brittney Griner's final h...

    Former President George W. Bush was among the packed crowd attending Brittney Griner's final home game at Baylor.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  10. Hoops as diplomacy in 'The Iran Job' doc

    Sam Alipour

    In 2002, President George W. Bush infamously labeled the Islamic Republic of Iran a member of the "Axis of Evil." To a number of American ballers, though, Iran is home sweet home. The story of one Yank's foray into the Iranian hoops scene is told in ...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  11. Doubting Danica Patrick's place in NASCAR

    Jemele Hill

    That Danica Patrick's latest Nationwide series debacle was blamed by some on a shoe -- and at a time when she led the race for a career-high 20 laps -- is indicative of the kind of season it's been for this under-performing star.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2012
  12. Grantland Reality Fantasy League: Beware the Back-Rub Hugger!

    David Jacoby

    LeBron James's super-MVPish triple-double domination to clinch the NBA title last night had nothing on what Ryan from The Bachelorette did this week. Like rapper Riff Raff or former president George W. Bush, Ryan is one of those rare pop culture char...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  13. New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees clarifies comment on weapons of ma...

    One day after tweeting an analogy comparing the NFL's bounty investigation to former President George W. Bush's administration using the media to shape public opinion on Iraq possessing weapons of mass destruction, Drew Brees sought to clarify his point.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  14. Lewin to Mets radio booth

    Adam Rubin

    Tony Gutierrez/Associated Press Former President George W. Bush with Josh Lewin at a Rangers game in April 2009. Josh Lewin will join Howie Rose in the Mets' radio booth for the 2012 season, the Record's Bob Klapisch reports. Lewin, a former...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  15. Nolan Ryan: 'I booted it.'

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers manager Ron Washington gave his Hall of Fame boss, Rangers' CEO Nolan Ryan, a passed ball after Ryan was unable to grab the ceremonial first pitch thrown to him by former president George W. Bush. "He was trying to fram...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  16. Notes: A passed ball for Nolan Ryan?

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- TV cameras caught manager Ron Washington laughing after Hall of Famer and Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan wasn't able to catch former president George W. Bush's ceremonial first pitch. The pitch went off Ryan's glove and to the screen behi...

    Blog | October 24, 2011