DC Sports Bog: Barack Obama


Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Obama’s note to the Terps women

Barack Obama went to the Maryland men’s basketball game, but he left a note behind for the women’s team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Terps

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Michelle Obama at Nats Park (Photos)

The first lady is taking in the game at Nationals Park today, drinking Diet Coke and eating a hot dog.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  03:58 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Nats

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 04/02/2013

The Wizards play basketball with President Obama (Video)

The President shot some hoops with Wizards players during the White House Easter Egg Roll.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:21 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Bradley Beal, Emeka Okafor, John Wall, Nene, Wizards

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Obama meets with John Wall, days after meeting with RGIII

In a three-day span, the President is photographed with two of Washington's biggest sports stars.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:24 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Emeka Okafor, John Wall, Nene, Redskins, RGIII, Wizards

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 01/24/2013

A White House petition to bring Obama to a Caps game

No fewer than 10 (ten) people have officially petitioned the White House to bring the President to Verizon Center.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:32 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Caps

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 10/21/2012

Obama and Romney on RGIII

If you wanted to know what the two presidential contenders think about Robert Griffin III, Fox has got you covered.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:53 PM ET, 10/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Fox, Mitt Romney, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 10/15/2012

White House press secretary on Nats loss and RGIII

Jay Carney said watching Game 5 'felt as if my heart had been torn out and stomped on, on the sidewalk.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:09 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Cardinals, Jay Carney, Nationals, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Obama on Nats in the World Series: ‘It’s going to happen’

Of course the Chicago native predicted a Nats-White Sox World Series.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:37 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Barack Obama

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 09/20/2012

White House backs McCain’s call for a Teddy win

After John McCain asks for Congressional investigation, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney chimes in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:25 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Teddy Roosevelt, Barack Obama, Jay Carney, John McCain

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 08/01/2012

White House Press Secretary talks Obama and Nats

Press Secretary Jay Carney says the President has been ‘watching the remarkable Washington Nationals.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Barack Obama, Jay Carney, Hank Aaron

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Mike Wise meets Obama, Part IV

If it was a D.C. sporting event, and the President of the U.S. was there, you’d best believe Mike Wise was pressing flesh.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Mike Wise, Barack Obama, Verizon Center

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Obama, the Kiss Cam and the smooch heard ‘round the world

How a basketball gimmick landed the president in the middle of a controversy.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:35 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Olympics, Wizards | Tags:  Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Obama says the Nats are his second-favorite baseball team

The president, who famously dissed D.C.’s team with a well-placed White Sox hat, now says he’s a fan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:17 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Barack Obama, Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Jason Chimera’s goal face on A1 of The Post

Obama? Sort of a big deal. Chimmer? Huge, huge, huge deal.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:03 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Jason Chimera, Barack Obama, Karl Alzner, Alexander Semin

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Video of Obama heads and Tim Thomas

Our friends at Russian Machine Never Breaks make it big with this segment from the Canadian Caps broadcast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Caps | Tags:  Tim Thomas, Barack Obama

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/17/2012

DeAngelo Hall says RGIII will be ‘The Prince of D.C.’

Redskins cornerback calls the listener line on 106.7 The Fan, and tells fans “We need this guy.”

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, LaVar Arrington, Chad Dukes, Robert Griffin III, Michael Vick, Barack Obama

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 04/17/2012

John Kerry poses with giant Obama head

Bring a giant Obama head to a Caps game, and pose for photos with a former Presidential candidate.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:21 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  John Kerry, Tim Thomas, Barack Obama

Posted at 08:16 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Caps fans taunting Tim Thomas with Obama signs

As promised, Verizon Center was filled Monday night with pictures of the president aimed at the Bruins’ goalie.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:16 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Barack Obama, Tim Thomas

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Caps fan has giant Obama head for Tim Thomas

Small posters and masks are fine, but Brian Murphy is taking Tim Thomas trolling to the next level.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:12 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Tim Thomas, Barack Obama, Homer McFanboy

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Caps fans prepare to troll Tim Thomas with Obama heads

The President is yet to attend a Caps home game, but his head will be there in proxy Monday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:13 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Tim Thomas, Barack Obama