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Pimping the State of the Union

It seems like everyone was watching President Obama's State of the Union address last night. But -- let's be honest -- though important, it does get rather dry. So Adena Andrews has an idea to spice things up a bit: Make it more like a sporting event.

Updated: January 26, 2011, 11:59 AM ET
By Adena Andrews

Last night my Twitter timeline was clogged up with political trending topics and jargon I didn't understand. The State of the Union address had taken over my feed. Even with the First Point Guard at the podium, the SOTU is a dry event to watch. That's when it dawned on me: "How can we make the State of the Union as interesting as a sporting event?" The speech certainly is more pertinent to our everyday lives than sports, so we should pay attention. Here are some suggestions for making that happen.

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