President honors Indiana Fever

Updated: June 14, 2013, 7:03 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama honored the WNBA champion Indiana Fever on Friday, calling the players role models for young athletes -- even those on his daughter Sasha's basketball team.

The team captured its first title last October, defeating the Minnesota Lynx 87-78 and bringing home Indiana's first basketball title since 1973.

Obama said the Fever's season was an inspiration for basketball fans everywhere, including his daughter, whose team he sometimes coaches.

He ...

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