U.S. delegation to Sochi to include openly gay athletes

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President Barack Obama made a big statement about what he thinks regarding Russia’s treatment of gays and lesbians with who he is sending as the United States’ representatives to the Sochi Olympics.

Dennis Rodman rips President Obama over North Korea

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In one of the most bizarre sports stories in decades, eccentric NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman has become close friends with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un over the past few months. Now Rodman has reportedly lashed out at American President Barack Obama for not engaging North Korea diplomatically.

Ricketts Political Controvery Heats Up, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel Laughs, As Cubs Seek $150M For Wrigley Renovations

Wrigley Field is a great landmark, but definitely needs help staying afloat. Photo courtesy Jason Howell via Wikimedia

A few days ago, I wrote about how the Ricketts family’s political leanings could affect their Chicago Cubs. Since then, the controversy has swirled into something very real and concrete.

How The Ricketts Family’s Political Leanings Could Affect the Chicago Cubs

The Ricketts family. Photo via SheWired.com

One place we don’t see sports come up too often is within mainstream politics. But recently the Chicago Cubs came up within a controversy surrounding the upcoming presidential race.

Video: President Obama, White House Welcome the LA Galaxy

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Players from all team sports in the U.S. seem to get a real kick out of the customary trip to the White House following a championship season. The L.A. Galaxy got the honors Tuesday from winning MLS Cup 2011.

March Madness: President Barack Obama’s Bracket For The 2012 NCAA Tournament [Video]

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President Obama’s bracket for the 2012 NCAA Tournament will be revealed this morning. Here is video of Andy Katz and Doris Burke with the President discussing some of his picks.

President Barack Obama’s NCAA Tournament Bracket Has Favorites Among Final Four Picks

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As he does every year, President Barack Obama has filled out an NCAA Tournament Bracket. Not surprisingly, the President’s Final Four picks are very chalky.

Barack Obama, MLS Need Each Other

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Obama has been a supporter of soccer and pushed hard to get the World Cup for the U.S. in 2022, though it didn’t work out. Also, he has been known to attend his daughter’s games. Now he should show some support for MLS, and vice versa.

President Obama shakes hands Fresh Prince style

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At a speech last year about how his administration would help small businesses, President Obama’s secret handshake style was caught on camera.

Remembering 9-11: NFL should do right thing, delay Week 1

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Being a sports fan is an awesome, yet often confusing experience because at the end of the day, they just don’t really matter that much. But none of us will ever forget September 11th, 2001, and that is precisely why the NFL should not be opening up its season on September 11 of this year.

March Madness: President Barack Obama’s Bracket for 2011 NCAA Tournament Favors Men’s & Women’s Top Seeds

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President Barack Obama’s bracket for this year’s NCAA Tournament is filled with chalk. See the President’s bracket plus a short behind-the-scenes video from Andy Katz’s trip to the White House.

100 years ago TODAY!

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Ronald Wilson Reagan was born above the local bank in tiny Tampico, Illinois. I’ve been there twice in the past 18 months.

Non-Sports: Auto-Tune the News #13 released to much laughter, humming, and uncontrollable singing along

Episode #13 in this unique YouTube series was released yesterday and it is predictably entertaining and catchy. Weezer is the musical guest and it features President Obama, Charley Rangel, and a hilarious clip from Anthony Weiner acting kind of like a weiner.

The 9 Best Rick Rolls of All Time

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Since I’ve watched so many of these damn videos, I figured it only made sense to count down the best of them. So without further ado, here are the 9 best Rick Rolls of all time.

The ‘First Sox Fan’ Refuses to Betray the South Side

While wearing the obligatory Washington Nationals jacket today to while throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the Nationals-Phillies game, President Obama made a special point of pulling out his White Sox hat before throwing his pitch.