President Obama, the sports fan

fWASHINGTON, DC - MAY 04: U.S. President Barack Obama plays with a ball given to him by the University of Kentucky basketball team during an event in the East Room at the White House, on May 4, 2012 in Washington, DC. President Obama was honoring the Kentucky Wildcats for winning their eighth NCAA national championship. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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While President Barack Obama was in Southern California last week, he revealed one of his post-White House hopes: to host the Top 10 list on ESPN's Sportscenter. Obama, who made a major economic speech at DreamWorks, met with many entertainment industry moguls, including Disney's Robert Iger and Alan Horn, Fox's Jim Gianopulos, Sony's Amy Pascal, and CBS' Leslie Moonves.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Obama, a noted sports fan, made his pitch to Iger at the private briefing amid much laughter. Of note: Iger didn't commit to giving Obama the gig. Perhaps he wants to get a look at the president's references.

Jay Busbee



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