// Barack Obama

Photo: David Ortiz Takes Selfie with Obama, But Was It Staged?

If a regular, everyday picture is worth a thousand words, what is a #selfie of David Ortiz and POTUS Barack Obama worth? 2,000 words? 10,000 words? Several Bill Simmons mailbags? Mastercard priceless? Well, maybe not exactly priceless. It seems as if Samsung might have had a little skin in the game after signing a deal […]

Some Capitals Fans to Wear Obama Masks Mocking Tim Thomas

Remember when Tim Thomas skipped the team’s visit to the White House? Well, that got some Washington Capitals fans thinking… Hell bent on figuring out how to score on Thomas, Washington fans have resorted to the ridiculous. But, hey, you have to admire their creativity. Caps fans are encouraged to wear Barack Obama masks:

Tim Thomas Exercises Free-Speech Right, Declines White House Ceremony

President Barack Obama congratulated the Boston Bruins Monday for their 2011 Stanley Cup championship. Citing differences of opinion, Boston Globe hockey writer Fluto Shinzawa reported, Tim Thomas chose not to attend. Good for Thomas.

President Obama Owes Rajon Rondo an Apology

SLAM Online published an excerpt Wednesday from Jackie MacMullan’s upcoming biography of Shaquille O’Neal. The excerpt tells of a March 8 fundraiser at the Museum of Fine Arts, in which President Obama mocked Rajon Rondo, telling Ray Allen to teach Rondo how to shoot. Rondo was shooting better than 50 percent before March 8, but […]

The Couch Potato Report: Sox, Softball, and Snooki

During the 2008 Presidential election, we heard both Barack Obama and John McCain use the rhetorical expression “you can’t put lipstick on a pig” multiple times as their respective campaigns waged on towards election day. One of my friends from across the pond has a different way of saying the same thing… “you can’t polish […]

President Obama Speaks Out Regarding LeBron James

The most sought after free agent in history is attracting the attention of everyone, including President Barack Obama, who recently sat down with Marv Albert on the White House’s basketball court. The interview will air in its entirety Tuesday at 8:00pm during pregame coverage of the Lakers and Suns on TNT. Ever the Chicago connoisseur, […]

Sen. Ted Kennedy Collapses in Washington

Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy, an avid Red Sox fan, collapsed today at Barack Obama’s presidential luncheon. The 76-year-old was taken out on a stretcher following the collapse. I know this isn’t necessarily sports news, but it’s serious news for the Boston area, especially considering Kennedy’s recent health problems, including brain cancer. There appeared to be […]

Obama Wins U.S. Presidency

Sports of Boston would like to congratulate Sen. Barack Obama (D – IL) on winning the 2008 Presidential Election. He garnered more than the 270 electoral votes needed to win the race to the White House. No matter your party affiliation, you have to hand it to Obama. He’s now the first African-American President-elect in […]

Why The Hawks Will Fly South This Series

KC and Sports of Boston’s Geoff contributed to this piece in reaction to The Blue Workhorse’s take on the Hawks-Celtics series. Many accuse Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama of being an elitist for his comments about small-town America. As a candidate vying for an office of all the people, it was a careless comment and […]

Celtics Four-Point Play (12/5)

Here’s the Celtics Four-Point Play to appear every Wednesday on Sports of Boston. This is where I will compile four (4) small and related Celtics facts and offer my own spin on a variety of Celtics news stories. The general format will be a short blurb about the story first, then my reaction tabbed underneath […]