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Presidential Candidates Talk Sports During "MNF" Interviews
Published November 6, 2012
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Romney said if he could change one thing in sports it would be to remove the “specter” of PEDs because “that’s the biggest concern in sport.” Romney said when he was serving as SLOC President & CEO for the '02 Salt Lake Games, that was “always the issue that clouded a potential accomplishment.” Romney said at the Salt Lake Games, he saw the “great qualities of the human spirit,” which will help him if he is elected president (“MNF,” ESPN, 11/5).
NBC’s Jay Leno: “On tonight’s ‘Monday Night Football’ game between the Eagles and the Saints, they had interviews with both President Obama and Mitt Romney, and in a lot of ways this campaign is like those two teams. Mitt fumbles the ball more than Michael Vick, Obama’s disappointed more than Andy Reid and both sides have taken more cheap shots than the New Orleans Saints” (“The Tonight Show,” NBC, 11/5).