President Barack Obama looks on as the Chicago Bulls play the Washington Wizards on Feb. 27, 2009 in Washington.
Obama with sports stars
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Barack Obama and his vice presidential running mate Sen. Joe Biden get a football autographed by Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin as he holds his daughter, Harlynn Quinn Tomlin, 2, in Pittsburgh, Pa., Aug. 29, 2008.
President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joeseph Biden meet golfer Tiger Woods during the 'We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at The Lincoln Memorial" on Jan. 18.
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, accompanied by members of the World Series runners-up Tampa Bay Rays, gestures during a rally at Legends Field in Tampa, Fla.
Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama waves to supporters as former Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Jerome Bettis (2nd-L) and Franco Harris (r) look on after an endorsement event at the Soldiers and Sailors Military Museum and Memorial March 28, 2008 in Pittsburgh.
Barack Obama throws out the first pitch before Game 2 of the 2005 American League Championship between the Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at U.S. Cellular Field.
Former Dallas Cowboys running back and television sports analyst, Emmitt Smith acknowledges cheers from supporters in attendance at a campaign stop for then Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama.
Dan Rooney, chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers, presents Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama with team jersey during a campaign rally at Mellon Arena on Oct. 27, 2008 in Pittsburgh.