Obama, Brown Consider Basketball Game Offer

The birthplace of basketball has proposed a political rematch. The mayor of Springfield, Mass., says he wants to set up a basketball game: On one side would be President Obama and the other side would be Sen. Scott Brown. His recent election cost the Democrats a key vote in Congress. The president's office says it's studying the invitation. Brown contends he's ready to play.

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INSKEEP: On one team would be President Obama, who often plays, on the other team would be Senator Scott Brown, whose recent election cost the Democrats a key vote in Congress. The president's office says it's studying this invitation. Senator Brown contends that he's ready to play now.

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