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US President Barack Obama touted his record on the economy and declared his love for guacamole, but said he didn't have a team preference ahead of the US Super Bowl Sunday. Speaking live from the White House kitchen in a brief interview peppered with football puns, Obama also said that "nobody was doing an end zone dance" at his recent State of the Union address in which he declared that America had turned the page on years of war and economic hardship. NBC television's Savannah Guthrie had asked the president whether his upbeat demeanor at the speech, after Republican opponents swept Congress in November's mid-term elections, had been akin to a quarterback doing a dance after the other team scored a touchdown. Asked about recent proposals that have little chance of making it through the Republican-led Congress, Obama said his job was "to present the right ideas.
Glendale (United States) (AFP) - 00:49 GMT - TOUCHDOWN Patriots - Brady throws deep to tight end Gronkowski, who catches it in the endzone for a touchdown. The extra point is good, and the first half of the game ends with the Patriots leading 14-7.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Chris Matthews' first career catch set up Marshawn Lynch's 3-yard touchdown run to give the Seattle Seahawks a 7-7 tie against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Sunday.