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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


Filed under: Beat 360° • T1
soundoff (278 Responses)
  1. Ava White

    Obama got Hops!!!!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:46 pm |
  2. Ana-Texas

    "yes, let's dribble for a better health plan" I fall, I win!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:46 pm |
  3. Jacob Burch

    dude, obama has calf muscles

    October 5, 2009 at 7:43 pm |
  4. Susan Buchalter New Jersey

    If I loose this game I'm sending all of you staffers to the Republicans.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:43 pm |
  5. scarlett nahas

    "White man can't jump! Nah, I'm just kidding..white man can't block!"

    October 5, 2009 at 7:40 pm |
  6. jcbjr

    If only getting health care considerations were as easy as scoring on these bozos ....

    October 5, 2009 at 7:40 pm |
  7. prince

    The SNL said I have not kept my promises I made during the campaign but at least a basket ball cut in the whitehouse, a promise made and kept.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:40 pm |
  8. Sindy Cashman, Weatherly PA

    I believe I can fly!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:40 pm |
  9. Cindy Panackia

    Barrack making a comment to his friends-Have you ever seen the movie–White Men Cant Jump?

    Riverview, MI

    October 5, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  10. Chelsea Reedy, Denton Tx

    before we play, ya'll did see the movie, "white men can't jump right?"

    October 5, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  11. Tom Bosley

    Lets see John McCain do this!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  12. BETH B , MEMPHIS, TN

    AIR OBAMA

    October 5, 2009 at 7:37 pm |
  13. Mandarin

    Obama shrugs off "failed Olympic bid" with a slam dunk, proving he's still got the right stuff!
    Mandarin
    Dallas, TX

    October 5, 2009 at 7:37 pm |
  14. Erica

    Jordan wasn't available to play ball with Obama.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:37 pm |
  15. Jared Phillips

    Jared Phillips
    Fresno, CA

    Barack got tired playing games of "HEALTH CARE" with the Senators.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:35 pm |
  16. Dave from Pittsburgh

    President Obama proves to SNL that he can at least accomplish a jumpshot.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:34 pm |
  17. Cathy, Georgia

    This is a breeze! Good thing I'm playing with these staffers today. I've still got bruises from playing hoops with Michelle yesterday!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:33 pm |
  18. Napoleon, Phoenix, AZ

    Barracks settles score with health care lobbyists.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:33 pm |
  19. Barb Mi

    This is how I'm going to slam dunk health care.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:33 pm |
  20. Liz Prindle

    ok boys, after this shot you can take away the stepstool.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:32 pm |
  21. Dillon Ancheta - Hawaii

    "If i can win a presidentail campaign, i can win a simple basketball game!"

    October 5, 2009 at 7:32 pm |
  22. jack

    with my bussy schedual i have time for march madness in october

    October 5, 2009 at 7:29 pm |
  23. DJ Heinlein (San Diego, CA)

    Down the mall, past the Capitol, through the White House, catch some air. Nothing but net!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:27 pm |
  24. Craig MOnette

    In Vick's absence, Obama takes advantage and "just does it".. take that Nike.....

    October 5, 2009 at 7:26 pm |
  25. devin kelley

    Staffer: Sir you just traveled....
    Obama: You're fired.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:26 pm |
  26. Daniel

    I never thought scoring in the health care debate would cross my mind at this very moment.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  27. Mandarin

    Let's see 1-2 I buckled my shoe, 3-4 I CAN SCORE!
    Mandarin
    TX

    October 5, 2009 at 7:20 pm |
  28. Carmen Melby, Hudson, WI

    I said, when it comes to Health care, I Will Not drop the ball!!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  29. Louie Alvarez - Tucson, Az

    Apparently white house staffers can't jump!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:18 pm |
  30. Suzanne, Annandale, NJ

    If only getting health care reform through Congress were this easy.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:18 pm |
  31. Gwen Lawrence

    Wait, hold on guys, the ladder's slipping.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:18 pm |
  32. Jennifer

    Fake left, fake right, Larry Bird has his hands up– 10 seconds on the clock! He shoots, he scores!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  33. Mike, Syracuse, NY

    The closet Chicago will get to an Olympics.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:14 pm |
  34. Gary Unruh

    Success will not be denied!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  35. Matthew Sparling

    White men cant jump.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  36. Yiu-Lung, Stony Brook, New York

    After President Obama ends his term, he plans to join the NBA!!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:11 pm |
  37. Pascal Jeanty

    In this tough time, he should stay fit.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:11 pm |
  38. Yiu-Lung, Stony Brook, New York

    That is how you do it, GOBAMA!!!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:10 pm |
  39. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    If Obama could tower over Congress like this, we would have health care and climate change in the bag!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:09 pm |
  40. Jorge Lopez

    Maybe this will attract sponsors for my healthcare bill.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:09 pm |
  41. Karen Pearce - Sylacauga, Alabama

    There's for sure at least one thing Obama will be able to pull out of a crack without the support of the Republicans.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:09 pm |
  42. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    If only Congress would let him win this easily!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:08 pm |
  43. Vahevan- Montrose ,CA

    Do not try to block the president ball!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  44. Gordon (Fort Myers, Florida)

    Don't jump if you can't hang!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  45. Ramon Watson

    He is so normal....but power in is decisions

    October 5, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  46. Gordon (Fort Myers, Florida)

    In your face!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:06 pm |
  47. sulli- northwest indiana

    If i make this shot, healthcare is on me!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:06 pm |
  48. Eleanor Coombs, Ga

    The President shws off his team spirit. Now if he can get the Republicans to play ball...........

    October 5, 2009 at 7:06 pm |
  49. Yiu-Lung, Stony Brook, New York

    who said that being president is all about suit and ties... they are also about Jordans

    October 5, 2009 at 7:05 pm |
  50. Yiu-Lung, Stony Brook, New York

    Now... that is a shot that no one can make... except Obama.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:04 pm |
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