Pro sports figures more invested in this presidential campaign
In the presidential playoffs, pro sports figures have thrown down more cash on Republican John McCain, a former Navy boxer, than on Democrat Barack Obama, a younger pickup hoops player.
But it's a narrow spread compared to past elections in which Democratic candidates had few fans among sports pros.
Professional athletes and executives have given $445,334 to the two nominees -- 55.8 percent to McCain and 44.2 percent to Obama, according to ESPN analysis of figures ...
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