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Michelle Obama Knocks It Out Of The Park At The ESPYs

Former first lady Michelle Obama is still in charge. How many other non-sports stars could earn perhaps the biggest applause at Wednesday’s ESPY Awards in Los Angeles?  After receiving a standing ovation upon being introduced, Obama gave a heartfelt speech as she presented the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage to Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver, […]

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Patriots Player Visits Trump White House, Thanks Obama In Touching Letter

In a timely show of gratitude, New England Patriots player Jacoby Brissett felt compelled to share his appreciation for former President Barack Obama on social media on Wednesday, the same day the quarterback visited the White House. In recognition of their Super Bowl LI win, (most of) the Patriots visited the White House for a […]

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How Obama Took An Existing Feminist Law And Made It Even Stronger

When the United States Women’s National Team visited the White House in October 2015 to celebrate winning the Women’s World Cup, President Barack Obama didn’t mince words when sharing his excitement.  “This team taught all of America’s children that ‘playing like a girl’ means you’re a badass,” he said.  He paused for a second. “Perhaps I shouldn’t […]

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For Obama, It's The Last Of His Greats: 21 Awarded Presidential Medals of Freedom

For the final time in his presidency, Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor, to 21 recipients at the White House on Tuesday.  Honorees included entertainers Tom Hanks and Diana Ross, philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates, architect Frank Gehry, scientist Margaret Hamilton, and athletes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and (a crying) […]

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Watch Barack Obama try to pronounce Giannis Antetokounmpo on his visit to Greece

This is Giannis Antetokounmpo, the very good and long basketball player from Greece. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images This is Barack Obama, the president of the United States, speaking in Athens, Greece on Wednesday. Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images This is President Obama sneaking in a shoutout to The Greek Freak … and pausing ever […]

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Obama Welcomes Cleveland Cavs And J.R. Smith's Shirt To White House

Some NBA players strive to be known as the best dressed, but when President Barack Obama welcomed the Cleveland Cavaliers to the White House on Thursday, he was happy that J.R. Smith simply wasn’t undressed.  “I want to give a special thanks to J.R. Smith’s shirt for showing up,” Obama said on the South Lawn. “I […]