NBC reality trek Running Wild With Bear Grylls has made headlines in recent months for bringing high-profile figures out into the wilderness, but the survival series may yet have its biggest name ever, and all for a cause. Barack Obama himself will join Grylls in the wilds of Alaska, exploring some of the climate change of the region.
Barack Obama got the old “Bronx cheer” during the second quarter of the USA versus Brazil men’s basketball exhibition at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC, Monday night.
However, the boos had nothing to do with what the crowd thought of his job performance as president. Instead they were reacting to his inexplicable decision not to kiss his wife Michelle when the First Couple was featured on th
Barack Obama is a basketball guy. He played the sport in high school, where his teammates called him “Barry O’Bomber” because of his tendency to take a lot of shots. But from the looks of this video from a recent White House ‘Shoot for Strength’ event, Obama hasn’t been practicing his shooting lately.
Basketball-Fan-in-Chief Barack Obama’s career as a presidential bracketologist got off to a rousing start in 2009 when his pick to win the 2009 NCAA tournament, North Carolina, were indeed crowned champions.
You can tell that President Barack Obama is gearing up for the 2012 election because he is starting to do a lot of interviews. He even granted ESPN’s “Sports Guy” Bill Simmons a chat in the White House, where talk inevitably turned to New York Knicks point guard and “linternet linsation” Jeremy Lin.
The White House has announced that President Obama, a well-known basketball afficionado, will attend a Veteran’s Day college game onboard the USS Carl Vinson — the aircraft carrier that buried Osama bin Laden at sea.