Change We Can Link ToS

Barack Hussein Obama will become the 44th President of the United States at noon today. How are bloggers and journalists desperately trying to turn this into a sports story?

Seriously, how's your jump shot?: "What? Just because I'm black you think I have to love basketball? I mean, I do love basketball, but still ... " [Free Darko]

Miller time: Reggie Miller has studied Obama's game so he knows how the administration will be run. I'm not sure if he'll have to deal with as much trash talk from Spike Lee as Reggie thinks he will. [CNN]

Change?: Change hope change, Hope. Change change hope change hope hope hope change change .... CHANGE! [Big Picture]

I'll stick with my Reebok Pumps: Hey, just slap a number on a pair of sneakers and it's totally an OBAMA SNEAKER! [NBC + Washingtonian]

Fun? Facts: Here's some Barack Obama trivia: His real middle name? Pitino! [World of Issac]

Don't bet on it: It's Rove vs. Obama... in the fourth race at Beulah Park today. For real. [Extreme Mortman]

Everybody calm down!: I won't really know how to feel until a series of random NBA players tells me. [NESW]