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NFL hires Katie Hill, former Barack Obama communications director, as senior V.P. of communications

5 days ago   |   NBC Sports

The NFL has hired another former political operative to help shape, preserve, and promote the league's image. Katie Hill, who served as Barack Obama's Communications Director...
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Biden golfed once in his first 100 days as president. Trump went 19 times by his 100th day

Biden golfed once in his first 100 days as president. Trump went 19 times by his 100th day

11 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden ranks far below his predecessor Donald Trump in the amount of time he's spent on a golf course. Biden played golf once in his first...
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Arne Duncan tells stories of playing basketball with Barack Obama

14 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Arne Duncan was President Barack Obama's secretary of education, but they first got to know each other on the basketball court.
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Former President Barack Obama roasts Charles Barkley, promotes coronavirus vaccines

20 days ago   |   NBC Sports

Coronavirus vaccines are safe and effective. Charles Barkley has a rough golf game, gambles avidly and weighs a lot.
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Watch Obama, Shaq, and Charles Barkley team up to combat Black vaccine hesitancy in new video

Watch Obama, Shaq, and Charles Barkley team up to combat Black vaccine hesitancy in new video

22 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former President Barack Obama spoke with former basketball players Shaquille O'Neal, and Charles Barkley in a bid to address vaccine hesitancy among...
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L.A. Lakers to Skip White House Championship Celebration Visit With Joe Biden

23 days ago   |   Newsweek

No NBA team has visited the White House since the Cavaliers saw Barack Obama in 2016. After four years of the NBA dismissing Trump, the Lakers now won't see Biden.
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Fore! Biden plays golf for the first time as president

24 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WILMINGTON, Del. - President Joe Biden has taken his first swing at a presidential pastime: golf. Biden, once an avid golfer, played Saturday at the Wilmington Country Club...
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'New strategy': Politicians in crisis refuse calls to resign

1 month ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The mere whiff of a scandal once unraveled political careers with stunning speed. Not anymore. Suddenly embroiled in a federal sex trafficking investigation, Rep...
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Donald Trump has expanded his list of 'woke' companies to boycott, due to their opposition of Georgia's voting law

Donald Trump has expanded his list of 'woke' companies to boycott, due to their opposition of Georgia's voting law

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump doubled down on his criticism of companies that oppose Georgia's new voting law , and widened his appeal for more...
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Obama praises MLB for 'taking a stand' and moving All-Star Game from Atlanta

1 month ago   |   Washington Examiner

Former President Barack Obama praised Major League Baseball for its decision to move the All-Star Game out of Georgia following the signing of an election reform omnibus bill.
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MLB tells Oakland Athletics to explore relocation if no new ballpark

MLB tells Oakland Athletics to explore relocation if no new ballpark

Major League Baseball has instructed the Athletics to explore relocation options as the team tries to secure the new ballpark it hopes for to stay in Oakland. Read more ...

Bob Baffert reveals reason why Medina Spirit failed drug test after Kentucky...

Bob Baffert reveals reason why Medina Spirit failed drug test after Kentucky Derby win

It's still not the most ridiculous excuse he's given for a failed drug test. Read more ...

Voit activated by Yankees after recovering from knee surgery

Voit activated by Yankees after recovering from knee surgery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Major league home run champion Luke Voit was activated from the 10-day injured list by the New York Yankees and was set to make his season debut against... Read more ...

‘White Privilege NFL Style': Tim Tebow's Return To Football Before Colin...

‘White Privilege NFL Style': Tim Tebow's Return To Football Before Colin Kaepernick Sparks Outrage

The expected signing of a white former NFL player who hasn't played pro football in nearly a decade and was widely regarded as a failure during his time in the league has... Read more ...

Davante Adams speaks on Aaron Rodgers-Packers drama: 'You've got to keep...

Davante Adams speaks on Aaron Rodgers-Packers drama: 'You've got to keep people happy'

Speaking with NBC Sports' Peter King, the Green Bay wideout didn't sound overly optimistic that Rodgers will be back in Packers green and gold this year. Read more ...

Stephen Curry's late 3 lifts Warriors past Jazz 119-116

Stephen Curry's late 3 lifts Warriors past Jazz 119-116

SAN FRANCISCO - Stephen Curry made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 14 seconds left, moments after missing from deep, and scored 36 points to lead the Golden State Warriors past the... Read more ...

Westbrook breaks Robertson's NBA triple-double record

Westbrook breaks Robertson's NBA triple-double record

ATLANTA - Russell Westbrook set the NBA record with his 182nd triple-double on Monday night, surpassing the mark set by Oscar Robertson in 1974. Read more ...

Mancini, Orioles avoid four-game sweep, beat Red Sox 4-1

Mancini, Orioles avoid four-game sweep, beat Red Sox 4-1

BALTIMORE - Trey Mancini hit a go-ahead solo homer and later knocked in an insurance run, Jorge López and four relievers combined on a four-hitter and the Baltimore Orioles... Read more ...

Todd Frazier cut by Pirates with MLB future in doubt

Todd Frazier cut by Pirates with MLB future in doubt

Two-time All-Star infielder Todd Frazier was designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday after hitting .086 in 13 games. Read more ...

Giants, Jets could have full MetLife Stadium crowds for 2021 NFL season

Giants, Jets could have full MetLife Stadium crowds for 2021 NFL season

Imagine the Giants or Jets, playing their 2021 season opener at MetLife Stadium, in front of a capacity crowd. That could happen, per NJ Gov. Phil Murphy. Read more ...