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Thursday, March 1, 2012
President Obama knew of Linsanity early on
By Ian Begley
President Barack Obama
knew about Linsanity before the rest of us.
Obama, speaking with ESPN's
, says he was aware of
talents back when the Knicks guard played at Harvard.
The president said
, the Secretary of Education and a former Harvard player, gave him a heads up on Lin "way back when."
"I can't take credit for it, but I was there early," Obama told Simmons.
to see the full video of Simmons' interview with Obama.