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Obama called Cards coach after game

Updated: February 3, 2009, 3:36 PM ET
Associated Press

TEMPE, Ariz. -- President Barack Obama was rooting for Pittsburgh but that didn't stop him from making a congratulatory call to Arizona coach Ken Whisenhunt.

Obama made the call a day after the Cardinals were beaten by the Steelers in Sunday's Super Bowl.

Whisenhunt said the call came shortly after he returned to his home Monday afternoon.

He said Obama was "congratulating our team on the success we had had and was very impressed with the way our men had played. And that was ...

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