Joe Maddon

President Obama calls Joe Maddon to officially invite Cubs to White House

President Obama calls Joe Maddon to officially invite Cubs to White House

President Barack Obama telephoned Cubs manager Joe Maddon on Thursday night to renew the invitation Obama tweeted out just after the Cubs' historic championship: Come and visit the White House.

Obama, one of the world's best-known White Sox fans, "expressed how proud he was of the team, and how much he enjoyed watching the Cubs break their 108-year curse," a White House spokesman said.

It's a time-limited offer: Obama at noon on Jan. 20 will no longer have the keys to the Executive Mansion.

Already he has welcomed the Stanley Cup-winning Blackhawks to his house three times after their...

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