Obama hits the golf course in Hawaii

On December 26, 2009, in Articles, Golf, by Baller-in-Chief

On the first sunny day of his Hawaiian vacation, President Obama hit the links Saturday, golfing at a Marine base course on the Mokapu Pennisula.

Is President Obama Losing His Sports Jones?

On December 18, 2009, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

Alas, our sporting President has moved on to bigger issues than pickup ball.

President Obama’s Japanese-American Basketball Shoutout

On December 18, 2009, in Articles, Basketball, International, by Baller-in-Chief

Obama mentions Japanese-American hoops legend Wat Misaka, the first non-white player in the NBA, who played briefly for the New York Knicks in the 1940s.

Coach Bobby Cremins: ‘The President’s coming’

On December 15, 2009, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

After losing their hotel due to President Obama’s planned trip to Hawaii, the College of Charleston men’s basketball team’s original plans are back in place.

President Obama Traces His Love of Basketball to an Xmas Gift from his Absent Father

On December 12, 2009, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

One of the most significant Christmas presents President Obama ever received was a basketball from the father who was largely absent from his life.

L.A. Lakers will meet President Obama on Jan. 25

On December 9, 2009, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

The Lakers have set a date to be the first NBA champions celebrated at the White House by President Barack Obama: Jan. 25.

Chocolate Thunder Gives Back (With President Obama)

On December 7, 2009, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins is the basketball coach at Lehigh Carbon Community College, where President Obama made an appearance last week.

Why Golf Is Obama’s New Favorite Sport

On December 6, 2009, in Articles, Golf, Humor, by Baller-in-Chief

Because thanks to Tiger Woods, Obama’s Afghanistan policy was pushed to the back up role in the news rotation for a lot of Americans last week.