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President flips coin before Army-Navy game

Updated: December 4, 2004, 6:05 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- The roar of Air Force One and a tip of its wing over the field signaled President Bush's presence Saturday at the Army-Navy football game, a matchup steeped in tradition and shadowed by war in Iraq.

Asked on the field who he thought would win the game, Bush said: "The United States of America."

A devoted sports fan, Bush made a triumphant entrance to the 105th contest in the series when his plane swooped over Lincoln Financial Field before landing nearby. Bush ...

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