Obama Lauds College Football Playoff, Congratulates Buckeyes

President Obama tells congressional leaders that having a college football playoff is something everyone can agree upon. Obama congratulated Ohio State Tuesday for winning the first College Football Playoff national championship game. The Buckeyes beat Oregon 42-20 on Monday night to wrap up the first playoff at the major college football level. Obama called for a playoff to decide a champion at college football's highest level when he took office back in 2008. The President also commended Oregon for a great season and noted that Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota is also from Obama's home state of Hawaii. WASHINGTON (AP) - January 13, 2015


kamquakeAn interception and 90-yard touchdown by Kam Chancellor was the biggest play of the Seahawks' playoff victory judging from seismic equipment that monitored the shaking at CenturyLink Field. A Richard Sherman interception and Marshawn Lynch run on Saturday also jogged the needles on the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network. Spokesman Bill Steele at the University of Washington says the monitoring worked well

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Sports Briefs Jan. 12

sports5 Rookie wide receiver Paul Richardson will miss the rest of the playoffs for the Seattle Seahawks after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. The team confirmed Richardson's injury on Sunday night.

Ruth Hamblin scored 23 points to lead No. 11 Oregon State to a second Civil War rout of Oregon in three nights,

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Wilson And Chancellor Lead Seattle Past Carolina

hawks82214Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes, Kam Chancellor returned an interception 90 yards for a touchdown, and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Carolina Panthers 31-17 on Saturday night in the NFC divisional playoff game. Wilson hit Doug Baldwin on a 16-yard touchdown in the first quarter,

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12th Man Flag Flies At Needle

12manflagSeahawks' fans hopes are high - as high as the Seattle Space Needle - for Saturday's playoff game against the Carolina Panthers. Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready raised a 12th Man flag Friday morning from the foggy roof of the 605-foot Seattle landmark. The flag is 35 feet by 25 feet and will fly through the weekend. McCready also wore a 12th Man jersey. The 12th Man recognizes fans who have made

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