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September 27, 2012

White House weighs in on resolution of NFL ref impasse: It's a great day for America

President Obama is "very pleased" that the NFL owners and refs have settled the great contract dispute of 2012, press secretary Jay Carney says.

The agreement will "ensure that going forward, when we watch our favorite teams play in the NFL, we can focus on the players and the game rather than on the officiating," Carney told reporters aboard Air Force One. "It's a great day for America."

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