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Updated: December 9, 2012 7:43PM



As cliched as it might sound, sports teaches character and teamwork. It’s about overcoming setbacks, turning defeat into ... hookups?

Moments after Barack Obama won re-election for President on Tuesday night, Philadelphia 76ers forward Lavoy Allen, a Mitt Romney backer, tried to make the most of the loss by consoling a fellow supporter, actress Stacey Dash.

The 23-year-old Temple grad sent a heartfelt tweet to the 45-year-old “Clueless” star: “@REALStaceyDash don’t worry we will get through this together, if you need a shoulder to cry on I’m only a phone call away.”

Not sure if the phone call or any direct messages ever materialized, but Dash did seem to find closure, summoning up this classic sports cliche: “Governor Romney and Congressman Ryan. You fought the Good Fight and I am proud! @MittRomney@RepPaulRyan”



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