Barack Obama would like to host SportsCenter’s Top 10 when he’s done being president

Jay Busbee

Four years from now, someone in ESPN Human Resources is going to get a letter with someone listing their previous work experience as "President, United States: 2008-2016." That ought to be enough to get at least an interview, don't you think?

While President Barack Obama was in Southern California last week, he revealed one of his post-White House hopes: to host the Top 10 list on ESPN's Sportscenter. Obama, who made a major economic speech at DreamWorks, met with many entertainment industry moguls, including Disney's Robert Iger and Alan Horn, Fox's Jim Gianopulos, Sony's Amy Pascal, and CBS' Leslie Moonves.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Obama, a noted sports fan, made his pitch to Iger at the private briefing amid much laughter. Of note: Iger didn't commit to giving Obama the gig. Perhaps he wants to get a look at the president's references.

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