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Barack Obama is an unabashed fan of the Chicago Bears and football in general.

But the Commander-in-Chief recognizes that changes may need to be made to the sport, considering studies that prove how its violent hits result in a rash of brain injuries and concussions.

Obama, President

In an interview with The New Republic, the President says changes may need to be made that may make football "a bit less exciting," but which will address the long-term health of its participants.

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So maybe it's okay to like LeBron James again.

Between the third and fourth quarter of last night's Heat/Pistons game, a fan was chosen to attempt a half court shot in an effort to win $75,000.

Watch now as he goes with a hook shot, actually nails it and then gets mauled by the one person more excited than he is over the impressive feat: James!

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Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods are supposedly dating, a story that has generated great interest in the dual entertainment worlds of sports and gossip.

This wasn't the first time the rumor has popped up, however.

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On December 1, when European media first speculated about a Lindsey Vonn-Tiger Woods romance, she actually discussed it briefly - and denied it.

"Tiger and I are just friends," the world skiing champion told the Denver Post. "My brother was the ski instructor for his kids this November in Vail."

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San Francisco football fans looking to have an all-time day and night one week from Sunday may find themselves hampered by a Super Bowl alcohol ban.

Mayor Ed Lee is pushing to limit liquor sales before the Super Bowl February 3.

Alcohol Ban

He's worried about another incident like the 2012 World Series, in which the city saw wild rioting and vandalism from drunken fans after the Giants won.

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Russell Erxleben has been arrested for kicking a financial plot way outside the uprights of the law.

According to The Associated Press, the former NFL player was arrested yesterday on allegations that he schemed investors out of more than $2 million between 2005 and 2009.

Russell Erxleben Photo

Erxleben, an ex-placekicker for the Saints and Lions, faces count of money laundering and security fraud. The maximum sentence for these charges? Over 100 years in jail!

That's worse than actually being stuck on the Lions!

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Wimbledon royal box fixture and avid sports fan Kate Middleton has been awarded an honorary membership to the prestigious All England Tennis Club.

Being a Duchess certainly has its privileges!

Kate Middleton at Wimbledon

"The Duchess was pleased to accept the kind offer, especially given her interest in tennis," a palace rep said of Kate and the venue of the iconic sports event.

Of course, the 31-year-old wife of Prince William is unlikely to make it to Wimbledon this year (with Kate Middleton's due date also falling in early July).

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In a bit of a surprising move, popular ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols is leaving the worldwide leader in sports to work for CNN and Turner Sports.

Rachel Nichols ESPN

The companies announced that Nichols will anchor a new weekend CNN sports program beginning this year, reporting on a wide range of sports.

Nichols' hiring comes as new CNN President Jeff Zucker puts his stamp on the struggling channel, which he's promised to make more "vibrant and exciting."

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He may not have LeBron' complete game or Blake Griffin's ups, but Owen Groesser earned himself a spot on SportsCenter's Top 10 this week.

This native of Rochester Hills, Michigan - who is suffers from Down Syndrome - took the basketball court for the first time all season on Wednesday night, making like Reggie Miller by draining two three-pointers in under a minute.

He didn't trash talk Spike Lee in the process. But he did rightfully appear on ESPN for the accomplishment. Watch a clip of the inspiring shots below:

In other incredible sports news: Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are dating?!?!?!

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The sports and gossip rumor mills are churning regarding Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods dating after her rep said in a statement that ... she has no comment.

"Lindsey is currently in the midst of the World Cup season in Europe," the rep said.

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"Her focus is solely on competing and on defending her titles and thus she will not participate in any speculation surrounding her personal life at this time."

Not exactly a "they are not dating" denial, was it?

Whether or not Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are officially an item, the skier's celebrity star power may have just gotten a bit brighter. Or a lot brighter.

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