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  1. Obama hopes Bulls draft Dieng

    Associated Press

    DAKAR, Senegal -- President Barack Obama is in Africa to promote democracy and trade but he can't keep his mind off the NBA draft about to begin back home. During his toast at a state dinner Thursday in Dakar, Obama said he couldn't be in the cou...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  2. 'Neutral' Obama hosting Super Bowl party

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama won't get to cheer for his beloved Bears, but he's throwing a Super Bowl party anyway, his hometown team falling one short of the title game. Read the entire story....

    Blog | February 05, 2011
  3. Obama lauds Pack, says Bears get 'em in '11

    Associated Press

    MANITOWOC, Wis. -- Crushed when the Green Bay Packers defeated his beloved Chicago Bears to win the NFC championship, President Barack Obama says his team will even the score next year. Read the entire story....

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  4. Obama predicts Bears win over Packers

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is predicting that his hometown Chicago Bears will defeat their rivals, the Green Bay Packers, 20-17 in Sunday's NFC championship game. Read the entire story....

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  5. President Obama gets stitches for basketball injury

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama received 12 stitches in his lip after being hit during a pick-up basketball game, The White House said Friday. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said the president was inadvertently struck by someone's elb...

    Blog | Conversation | November 26, 2010
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Obama, Diddy help Muhammad Ali celebrate 70th

    Associated Press

    Obama, Diddy, others wish Muhammad Ali happy birthday.

    Blog | Conversation | February 19, 2012
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Bears fan Obama gracious to Pack

    Associated Press

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

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  12. Noah, Rose play hoops with Obama

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama pulled together an informal dream team of current and former basketball superstars Sunday. But only a few people got to see it. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and other NB...

    Blog | August 09, 2010