Friday, November 23, 2012

Sports politics

  • Obama & Romney Talk Sports & Politics On Monday Night Football (VIDEO)

    Political reporters are a lot like sports reporters," Obama said. "... You lose a game, and you're a bum.

  • Nexus Of Sports & Politics Doesn't End Well For Ex-Sports Stars

    MIAMI (CBSMiami) - Sports and politics are arguably two of the subjects people get the most passionate about, but when the two collided Tuesday night, even the biggest sports name recognition wasn't enough to win some elections. Florida Representative ...

  • Politics Sadly Viewed as a Sport

    Unlike in sports, where division makes everything more fun, division in society only leads to conflict - not battles on the field but rather battles in the political arena, on the streets and sometimes on the battlefield. Tuesday night shouldn't have ...

  • Sports, Politics and Divorce

    Sports and politics aren't as high on the list of reasons for divorce as one might expect. Men's and women's reasons differ; for women top reasons for divorce are fear of their partner, incompatibility, differing visions of the future and a spouse's ...

  • Don't mix sports, politics: Shinde on Indo-Pak cricket

    NEW DELHI, Nov 8 (Agencies): Against the backdrop of Shiv Sena's threat to disrupt the upcoming India-Pakistan cricket series, the central government on Thursday said it would provide the best possible security to players and spectators of the ...

  • Sports, politics are opposite ends of spectrum

    In politics, unfortunately, it appears the opposite is true. During election time, we usually break apart. We segregate into our respective camps.

  • Play Ball: What Your Favorite Sports Say About Your Politics

    With the World Series underway and the presidential election just days away, fans of sports and politics are approaching the conclusion of an epic 100 days.

  • Turkey, pie and politics? T-Day family friction

    KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Turkey, pie and politics? T-Day family friction. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.

  • 2 Bruising Sports Tantalize Jets' Owner: Football and Politics

    The duality of Woody Johnson's life over the last two years was on full display two weeks ago, on a crisp Tuesday night in Boston.

  • Carlisle: Politics and sports do not make such strange bedfellows

    The way politics are covered by the media in this country is similar in many ways to how sports are covered. So much so, in fact, that our sports editor was drafted tonight to help put together the election results pages for Wednesday's paper. After ...

  • Rob Ford's Grey Cup stumble reminds us of the perils of politicians mixing it ...

    He wasn't the first politician to wind up on the wrong end of a sport-themed photo op. Former federal PC leader Robert Stanfield made the sports blooper famous with his football fumble during the 1974 election campaign. Premier Alison Redford looked a ...

  • NFL players talk politics, election

    Politics injecting itself into sports, a ploy as old as the forward pass. Whether the sportsmen are actually paying attention is another matter.

  • Keep sports and politics separate while voting

    According to an article in the Sports Business Journal by Bill King and John Ourand, political campaigns were investing large sums of money into airtime on local sports networks, specifically in swing states. The article says how the majority of slots ...

  • Politics, money and polemics shame country

    Fifa, the football governing body, last Tuesday rejected the use of Bangkok Futsal Arena (BFA), a Bt1.2 billion stadium built specifically for the Fifa Futsal World Cup, citing safety, dragging Bangkok Metropolitan Administration and the whole country ...

  • Celeb Pics: Stars help the homeless and some ride floats on Thanksgiving

    British boy band One Direction performs during the Bambi 2012 media awards ceremony in Duesseldorf November 22, 2012. The annual Bambi awards honours celebrities from the world of entertainment, literature, sports and politics. (REUTERS/Lisi Niesner) ...

  • Politics, American Pride and Sports go Hand in Hand This Time of Year

    It doesn't matter if you lean toward the left or right side of United States politics - it can be agreed that this time of year there is a great amount of patriotism in the hearts of Americans, and sports seems to make the red, white and blue a bit ...

  • Play the Slate News Quiz

    Every Friday I'll be testing your knowledge with 12 challenging questions on the week's news events, big and small, including happenings in science, sports, politics, and culture both high and low. The questions are multiple-choice, and time is of the ...

  • White House Christmas tree arrives

    SuperFan badge holders consistently post smart, timely comments about Washington area sports and teams. More about ... Post Forum members consistently offer thought-provoking, timely comments on politics, national and international affairs. More about ...

  • Sports Law, Spaw, Lorts: And Politics Too

    Sports and Presidential politics have a long and storied history of entanglement. Everyone knows that President Obama is a White Sox fan who has dutifully filled out March Madness brackets and agitated for a college football playoff.

  • Election 2012: Sports figures and politics

    Election Day 2012 will see many people with ties to sports running for political office. Former NFL tackle Jon Runyan is one of those notable names as he seeks re-election in New Jersey.

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