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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. Tim Gibson

    Martha's Vineyard sets the back drop for Olympic failure.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    October 5, 2009 at 8:53 pm |
  2. NES

    Wish the health care reform bill was this easy

    October 5, 2009 at 8:51 pm |
  3. Mandarin

    Obama Wisdom: If you believe you can do it, YES YOU CAN. They don't call it the windy city for nothin'. And its a SWOOSH! Feel that boys? YES YOU CAN!
    Dallas, TX

    October 5, 2009 at 8:50 pm |
  4. Audrey Ontario

    He's got legs he knows how to use them (ZZ Top song)

    October 5, 2009 at 8:49 pm |
  5. mike - columbus, oh

    please dont let me break my ankle......we havent decided on health care reform yet!

    October 5, 2009 at 8:46 pm |
  6. Lesa , Wilmington DE

    He Shoots! He scores! Obama sinking the "m" in a long grueling game of "Healthcare Reform" ...not HORSE

    October 5, 2009 at 8:41 pm |
  7. Stefanie Sarason

    What a Shot!!!

    October 5, 2009 at 8:40 pm |
  8. Andrea in SoCal

    Remind me to put in a request for a basket in next year's budget...

    October 5, 2009 at 8:39 pm |
  9. Tarja, Finland

    It`s Air Obama.

    October 5, 2009 at 8:38 pm |
  10. vivwolsk, NYC

    New black-mail extortion plot uses photo of President Obama taking advantage of his staffers.

    October 5, 2009 at 8:38 pm |
  11. Mandarin

    So guys, its just that simple. A case of mathematics. 2 on 2 and the budget is balanced and SWOOSH! the deficit goes away just like that.
    Dallas, TX

    October 5, 2009 at 8:37 pm |
  12. Tammy, Florida

    Short guys = a win at something this year.

    October 5, 2009 at 8:35 pm |
  13. Mandarin

    Swine Who! Gotcha!
    Dallas, TX

    October 5, 2009 at 8:33 pm |
  14. Eleanor Coombs, Ga

    Woo hoo, I'm good! 2016 Olympics is only 7 years away; I may still be able to put on an exhibition jump for a Nike commercial.

    October 5, 2009 at 8:33 pm |
  15. Marianne from Beaverton OR

    Making a shot for health care reform, "Just do it"

    October 5, 2009 at 8:31 pm |
  16. Adriana RM Marietta,Ga

    If alley hoops were wishes then the healthcare reform bill would pass.

    October 5, 2009 at 8:31 pm |
  17. Desie

    If only health care reform was this easy.

    October 5, 2009 at 8:31 pm |
  18. Tangerine Clarke

    Hey check out my Nike Obama Flight
    Long Island, NY

    October 5, 2009 at 8:29 pm |
  19. Annalee M.

    “Do you guys really think you can beat me; the president at my own game, on my own court. nice try!”

    London Ont.

    October 5, 2009 at 8:29 pm |
  20. Annalee M.

    "Do you guys really think you can beat me; the president at my own game, on my own court. nice try!"

    October 5, 2009 at 8:28 pm |
  21. Lisa Leighton, Dublin, Ohio

    Air-Bama

    October 5, 2009 at 8:26 pm |
  22. Mandarin

    And its a Supreme Slam Dunk for Sotomayor!
    Dallas, TX

    October 5, 2009 at 8:22 pm |
  23. Janice Retheford, Hamilton Ontario Canada

    Oh the shame of it...No mercy for the little guy's.....

    October 5, 2009 at 8:19 pm |
  24. Craig in NorCal

    Nike's next big product release, the "Air Obama"....

    October 5, 2009 at 8:18 pm |
  25. stevebottari

    President Obama about to be stuffed publicly for the second time in a week.

    Steve
    Managua, Nicaragua

    October 5, 2009 at 8:17 pm |
  26. Mandarin

    And that is how its done! Hmmm, Why didn't that work on the Olympic bid?

    October 5, 2009 at 8:16 pm |
  27. Craig in NorCal

    After switching out of his "mom jeans" the Prez realizes that he actually hasn't lost his hops and lights up the secret service in a little 2 on 2...

    October 5, 2009 at 8:14 pm |
  28. Mandarin

    Sing it boys: Here we go loop-da-loop, here we go loop-da-swoosh!
    Dallas, TX

    October 5, 2009 at 8:12 pm |
  29. Mandarin

    Michelle thinks the staffers need a hamburger named after them too! ANSWER: Nothing but raw meat.
    Dallas, TX

    October 5, 2009 at 8:10 pm |
  30. Jehanzeb Khan

    Now it's time to do this indoors.

    October 5, 2009 at 8:10 pm |
  31. Linell, Winter Park, FL

    I thought health care reform would be a slam dunk...maybe a jump shot?

    October 5, 2009 at 8:08 pm |
  32. Janine from PA.

    Gonna take you.............HIGHER!!!!!

    October 5, 2009 at 8:06 pm |
  33. Mandarin

    One small step for the game(s), One giant leap for manhood.
    Dallas, TX

    October 5, 2009 at 8:06 pm |
  34. Cathy Carter, Greensboro, NC

    White Boys can't jump!

    October 5, 2009 at 8:05 pm |
  35. Ken Bernstein, Irvington, NY

    Hey Rio, I bet you can't do this.

    October 5, 2009 at 8:03 pm |
  36. Ted Spain

    It is so easy to hit 100% of your shots, when there is no basketball goal.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:57 pm |
  37. carlos Aguirre

    Let me show you what universal heath care covers Ahhhhhh!..... what do you mean we don't have universal health care???

    October 5, 2009 at 7:57 pm |
  38. Heather Erb

    White men really CAN'T jump!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:56 pm |
  39. Mary (Farmington Hills, MI)

    Darn, I'll never make a basket. Those Secret Service Agents always jump in when the other guy gets too close!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:54 pm |
  40. Steve, Bend OR

    Flubber!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:53 pm |
  41. Richard

    White (house staff) men can't jump!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:53 pm |
  42. Lisa, Louisville, KY

    Healthcare reform...Just Do It!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:53 pm |
  43. Kimberly Soles, Arizona

    Just think I could have been a Harlem Globetrotter.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:52 pm |
  44. Ava White

    Annnnnnd awwwwwway he goooooooes!!!!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:51 pm |
  45. Arlo Cansino, Belize

    And this is what i thought Micheal Jordan to do

    October 5, 2009 at 7:51 pm |
  46. Lisa L

    Big leap towards the health goal

    Sincerely,

    Lisa L
    Sydney, Australia

    October 5, 2009 at 7:50 pm |
  47. Beatrice

    "Want to be fit like me?... follow my lead in Health Care reforms!"

    October 5, 2009 at 7:50 pm |
  48. Kelly Brady

    "...and the Gold Medal for Basketball in these 2016 Olympic Games in Chicago comes down to THIS shot!!!" Oops!

    October 5, 2009 at 7:47 pm |
  49. soniya, Denton, TX

    President could not bring the Olympic in Chicago, but can bring basketball at the White house.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:46 pm |
  50. Robin Bondhus

    The white house staffers all say yea yea we will play basketball now as it was written in our job description. Later soccer here we come.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:46 pm |
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