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October 5th, 2009
05:55 PM ET

Beat 360° 10/5/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

President Barack Obama plays basketball with White House staffers while on vacation on Martha's Vineyard, Aug. 26, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

UPDATE BEAT 360º WINNERS

Staff:

Chuck Hadad

"Service Agent Jack Dugan follows the example set by his Commander-in-Chief: play soft defense and back-pedal when you’re outmatched."

Viewer:

Jay Chen, East Brunswick, NJ

"Obama: That’s a foul!
White House Staffer: YOU LIE!"

_________________________________________________________________________________ Beat 360° Challenge


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soundoff (278 Responses)
  1. kailash hiremath

    "Watch the fouls kid. Remember my guys in black are watching..."

    Kailash Hiremath
    Palo Alto, CA

    October 5, 2009 at 7:04 pm |
  2. Judy Huntington WV

    Obama thinking: This is an easy 2 points wish health care reform was this much of a slam dunk.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:01 pm |
  3. RSJ

    only if i could shoot over congress too

    October 5, 2009 at 7:01 pm |
  4. Tim Gibson

    The game of politics as usual.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    October 5, 2009 at 7:00 pm |
  5. Eleanor Coombs, Ga

    Oh me oh my, my,my
    Can Obama fly, fly, fly
    He jumped so high, high , high.
    He touched the sky, sky, sky.

    October 5, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
  6. wrc

    Now if only health care was this easy.

    October 5, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
  7. Robert - Palm Desert, CA

    Get back, you staffer cats
    Get back
    Peeving off the President
    Ain't where it's at
    You'd better get back
    Get back in the West Wing woods
    "Cause you can't play
    Like they do in the 'hood

    October 5, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
  8. Brian Riback - Waldwick, NJ

    Air Obama auditioning for his Nike Endorsement to help raise money for the DCCC!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:57 pm |
  9. Oltov Illo

    Are those Air-Force-One Jordans?

    October 5, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
  10. Tarja, Finland

    They are joking I`ve done "nada"? Watch this!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
  11. Sandy Pennsylvania

    Not much of a blocker? Or not hardly trying against the President of the United States?

    October 5, 2009 at 6:53 pm |
  12. Ethan CHe

    THIS IS EPIC. OBAMA HAS MUCHO MAD BASKETBALL SKILLZES!!!!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  13. Tarja, Finland

    Guys, you can do better. Must I do all the donking here?

    October 5, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  14. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    It's not enough to jump high, Obama, you also have to let go of the ball, once you get there!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  15. Musa

    after im done with this you WILL NEED TO AGREE WITH MY HEALTHCARE BILL, cause im going to break your ankles!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  16. ivan plascencia

    Nike Just Got There New SpokesMan

    October 5, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  17. MA Moore

    Great American All Star!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  18. David Ramirez

    It's true, white men can't jump!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  19. Jose Gonzalez

    Barack Obama stars as himself in: "Secret Servicemen Can't Jump"

    Jose Gonzalez
    San Juan, PR

    October 5, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  20. Robert - Palm Desert, CA

    The secret service agents need to keep these guys outta my face.

    October 5, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  21. Renee, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin

    Theres no "I" in team...but there is a "Me".

    October 5, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  22. Musa

    you dont like my political ideas, well lemme show you my other ideas, DUNKING IN YOUR FACE!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  23. Rocco Salvatore Battaglia

    Obama attempts to deliver on health care reform before the buzzer, as some blue dog democrats stand in opposition.

    October 5, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  24. Marti Wukelic

    "it doesn't matter which team you're on – just try to block the president, no matter what."

    October 5, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  25. Juan Camilo

    The Movie was right, white men can't jump
    Juan
    Bogota Colombia

    October 5, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  26. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    On or off the court, Obama towers over others!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  27. Dale H Atherley

    Smooth, like the ice-man...

    October 5, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  28. Robert - Palm Desert, CA

    Maybe if I make this shot I can declare victory - for something.

    October 5, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  29. Suzanne

    If I make this, the public option stays in.

    October 5, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  30. Marquis Henderson

    "White Men Can't Jump"

    October 5, 2009 at 6:41 pm |
  31. Ali H

    Pres. Obama: "Michael Jordan ain't got nothin' over me!"

    October 5, 2009 at 6:41 pm |
  32. Jake Honig from Woodbridge, CT

    One point for me, zero points for Chicago.

    October 5, 2009 at 6:40 pm |
  33. Johnny From SC

    President Obama practicing for the U.S. Basketball team for the 2016 Olympic's in Chicago. OOOOPPPS!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:40 pm |
  34. kelly McMahon

    Just do it! Our President is so cool, Nike endorsed him.

    October 5, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  35. Brandon K. Millbury, MA

    Oh yes he Can!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  36. Rosh

    Damn. Obama's got some nice kicks.

    October 5, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  37. Kim

    "If I make this basket, you owe me a public option... deal?"

    October 5, 2009 at 6:38 pm |
  38. tamara jones

    hmm..white men cant jump..lol

    October 5, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  39. amadou diallo

    well the president seems to have control on and off the court

    October 5, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  40. Johnny From SC

    Name another President with that kind of hops. Just one

    October 5, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  41. Brandon K. Millbury, MA

    Even the secret service can't stop my game!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:35 pm |
  42. Mitchell K Janesville, WI

    "After a recent town hall meeting where he was told to 'put up or shut up,' the President wisely decides to put it up."

    October 5, 2009 at 6:33 pm |
  43. Brandon K. Millbury, MA

    I Wanna be like Barack!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:33 pm |
  44. Johnny From SC

    President Obama aka " Air Obama" takes the final shot win The Gop's approval.

    October 5, 2009 at 6:32 pm |
  45. Elizabeth Ferraro

    "For $35,000 a week, the place better come with a b-ball court and some players!"

    Beth
    Johnstown, CO

    October 5, 2009 at 6:31 pm |
  46. Joe Varela

    "Wait a second! Our double-team was for a left-handed shot! We didn't REALLY think he could cross the aisle or change shot-taking hands!"

    Joe Varela
    Panama

    October 5, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  47. Richard Hine, New York City

    "Focus, Barack, focus! Nothing but net… and healthcare reform… and action on climate change… don’t forget to close down Gitmo… and deal with Iraq and Afghanistan… and won’t it be great to bring the Olympics to Chicago… Focus! Just make the jump shot… darn, I missed again!”

    October 5, 2009 at 6:29 pm |
  48. Elizabeth Ferraro

    For $35,000 a week, this place better come with a b-ball court and some players!

    October 5, 2009 at 6:29 pm |
  49. Joshua.Eboh

    Cool as a cucumber and straight to the hole.

    October 5, 2009 at 6:29 pm |
  50. Johnny From SC

    It's down to the wire. President Obama takes his last shot at healthcare reform.

    October 5, 2009 at 6:29 pm |
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