05/03/2012 12:20 am ET

Mitt Romney-Obama Election Battle Spills Over Into Sports Rivalries

It’s New York versus Boston, players against owners and older athletes facing younger ones, all taking sides in the presidential contest between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.

Yankees executives are backing Romney, and so are those of the New York Jets. Owners of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots in Massachusetts are shunning their former governor and favoring the president.

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