Obama on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

Barack and Basketball

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Gus Johnson… Mr. March Madness

Gus needs no set up… however, there is a nice write up by Josh Patashnik of The New Republic (ah yeah, that The New Republic…lol)

Play 3-on-3 basketball with Obama in Indiana

According to the CNN political ticker,

Barack Obama will put his well-reputed basketball skills on the line in an effort to register young voters in this hoops-obsessed primary state, his campaign announced Friday.

Obama’s staff is hoping the chance to play a game of 3-on-3 pick-up with the presidential candidate will entice Indiana high school students to register their friends to vote in the state’s May 6 contest. Every student that signs up at least 20 new voters before Indiana’s April 7 registration deadline will be eligible to be picked to play against Obama in a game the campaign is calling “The 3-on-3 Challenge for Change.”

Students who will be 18 by Election Day this November are eligible to vote in the state’s primary.

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Obama makes 3 pointer!

The senator got skillz!

Barack’s Bracket

Obama’s NCAA bracket  His Final Four picks are North Carolina, Kansas, UCLA, and Pittsburgh. For the championship, he’s got UNC defeating UCLA. He should have talked to me first because I would have told him that Georgetown’s going …all …the …way!