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B.S. Report: Barack Obama [actual title]
ESPN.com ^ | 1 March 2012 | Bill Simmons

Posted on 03/02/2012 5:42:16 AM PST by bjorn14

The B.S. Report made a special road trip to the White House yesterday to make podcast history: the first-ever podcast with a sitting U.S. President. Take that, Marc Maron! Even if we only had 25 minutes, Grantland editor-in-chief Bill Simmons and President Obama covered a bunch of sports-related topics, including how the President manages to make time to follow sports; his feelings on Linsanity and the Bulls' title chances; whether he considered getting involved with the NBA lockout; the wisdom of a college football playoff system; his feelings on concussions and the NFL; what it's like to throw out the first pitch before baseball games; his favorite White House visits from championship teams; coaching his daughter's basketball team; the pearls of wisdom he recently dispensed to Chris Paul and Blake Griffin; and his answers to two "greatest ever" questions (one basketball, one television).

(Excerpt) Read more at grantland.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obama; sports
What else does he talk about? Actually, I'd rather him not talk about the issues in the country and go on many vacation days as possible. It'll be a lot cheaper. BTW, Øbama still doesn't know jack about sports either.
1 posted on 03/02/2012 5:42:24 AM PST by bjorn14
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To: bjorn14

I would have loved it, if he asked, “Mr. President, why do you care more about the Final 4 picks and a college football play-off, then you care about jobs and our economy?”


2 posted on 03/02/2012 5:48:14 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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Why do you note the source as ESPN? The link takes us to a different site.


3 posted on 03/02/2012 5:58:18 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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"grantland.com"?

Is that your blog?

4 posted on 03/02/2012 6:03:48 AM PST by OKSooner (Never take a known wise-@$$ shooting with you.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia; OKSooner

This was on ESPN’s front page. They have a special sports writing area named after the famous sportswriter Grantland Rice.


5 posted on 03/02/2012 6:40:56 AM PST by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia; OKSooner
Grantland is Bill Simmons site under the ESPNdotcom main website.

Usually I enjoy Simmons although his love of the NBA is a bit much, but he does write with a good sense of humor. I'll skip his Obama butt-kissing though....

6 posted on 03/02/2012 6:44:46 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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