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Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Sports inspires presidential sympathy

By DJ Gallo
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With the recent premiere of ESPN's "Fab Five" documentary, we're reminded that President Bill Clinton actually wrote a letter of sympathy to Michigan's Chris Webber after his infamous timeout call at the end of the 1993 NCAA championship game.

So naturally, Page 2 decided to imagine which other presidents may have penned similar letters to athletes who stumbled on the grand stage.

Take a look:



Illustrations by Kurt Snibbe

DJ Gallo is the founder of SportsPickle.com. His first book, "The View from the Upper Deck," is available from only the finest bargain-book retailers. His next book project will be released soon. You can follow him on Twitter at @DJGalloESPN.


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