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Obama Was 'Shocked' By Ray Rice Video

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 14 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was shocked by the video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee and the White House bel...

Obama: 'I Would Not Let My Son Play Pro Football'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama again voiced concern about the National Football League's concussion rate, acknowledging that players "know what they're doing"...

'Not Like We Signe Up To Play Tennis'

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

-- Super Bowl week is beginning to resemble one of those family reunions where your crazy uncle says something outrageous, but just true enough to sp...

The End Of The NFL?

Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

NFL violence makes strange bedfellows. With Super Bowl XLVII looming, President Obama and Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard have both expres...

WATCH: NFL Players Try To Give Obama A Boost

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Three NFL players touted their support for President Barack Obama in a web video released Friday and encouraged viewers to register to vote. Matt Fort...

Jason Linkins

Presidential Candidates Attempt Varsity-Level Sports Pandering On Your HuffPost List

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

This week, your heroic replacement refs of the National Football League achieved a brief moment of “bipartisanship” on the campaign trail, whe...

Obama Sounds Off On NFL Lockout

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama took to Twitter Tuesday to express hope that the lockout of the NFL's unionized referrees ends soon. Obama joined Wiscon...

Is Obama Wrong About NFL Concussions?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.01.2012 | Sports

The mood when President Obama belatedly celebrated the world champion 1985 Chicago Bears at the White House in October 2011 was understandably celebra...

NFL Moves Season Opener To Avoid Conflict With Obama Speech

AP | Posted 04.29.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Powerful as the NFL is, it's making way for President Barack Obama. Opting to play a game on a Wednesday for the first time in more ...

Obama Addresses NFL Labor Dispute

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

President Barack Obama weighed in on the NFL lockout situation on Thursday, the last day before the current collective bargaining agreement expires. ...

Barack And Balls: A Slideshow Of Sporty Obama (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

President Obama threw the opening pitch at Tuesday's Major League Baseball All-Star game, but this wasn't his first trip to the pitcher's mound -- nor...