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Troops and hoops for Obama, on a Navy warship


The president's patriotic message to the military crowd, while welcomed, was secondary to the scene itself. The players from two storied basketball programs, No. 1 North Carolina and Michigan State, competed aboard the USS Carl Vinson in the open air, in the dusk of a perfect San Diego evening. Basketball star power was on hand in the form of Magic Johnson and James Worthy. (Yahoo!)


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