Sunday, February 03, 2008

Athletes and Sports Donations

I found this post from the DC Sports Blog that covers the intersection between two favorite topics of DudeSpin: Election 2008 and Sports. The post discusses athletes and the candidates to whom they have contributed. You can click on the link for the full list, but I'll summarize the athletes with DudeSpin connections here (I've also collected information from other sources including

Barack Obama
Former Vision forward Grant Hill - $2,300
Vision Associate Head Coach Johnny Dawkins - $2,300
Former Vision and current Rocket Shane Battier - $2,300
Cowboys Ring of Honor Honoree Emmitt Smith - $2,300
Designer of the Dude's Shoe Stephon Marbury - $2,300
Dallas Cowboys safety Roy Williams - $2,300
Houston Rockets guard Mike James - $2,000

Hillary Clinton
Boston Red Sox President Larry Lucchino - $1,000

Christopher Dodd
Boston Red Sox President Larry Lucchino - $1,000 (double-dipping!)

Joseph Biden
Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner - $2,000

Mitt Romney
Patriots owner Robert Kraft - $2,300

John McCain
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones - $2,300
Former Cowboy Roger Staubach
Patriots owner Robert Kraft
Crazy Pitcher Curt Schilling

Fred Thompson
DudeSpin's favorite spokesperson Peyton Manning - $2,300

1 comment:

Head Dude said...

Good find, Dude! I think my favorite one you didn't include is that the one athlete who supported Edwards was Martina Navratilova. I thought lesbians supported Hillary!