SEATTLE (AP) — Steven Hauschka kicked a 27-yard field goal with eight minutes and 11 seconds left in overtime, and the Seattle Seahawks staged the biggest rally in franchise history yesterday, overcoming a 21-point deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-24. Trailing 21-0, Seattle improved to 8-1 and continued the best start in franchise history. Russell Wilson threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Doug Baldwin with 1:51 left in regulation to pull the Seahawks even. Wilson then led Seattle on a nine-play, 51-yard drive in overtime capped by Hauschka's game-winner.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fred Couples ended a 16-event winless streak dating to the Senior British Open last year by winning the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship yesterday. Kenny Perry topped the yearlong points race to earn a $1 million annuity. Couples closed with a 2-under 69 for a six-stroke victory over Bernhard Langer, Peter Senior and Mark O'Meara.
SEATTLE (AP) — Free safety Dashon Goldson sat out his second straight game for Tampa Bay with a knee injury. Goldson had hoped to return yesterday against the Seattle Seahawks in the city where he was a college star at Washington, but his knee wasn't healthy enough. Seattle did not have any players inactive who were not already ruled out.
UNDATED (AP) —Florida State is back in second place in the BCS standings, edging past Oregon behind first-place Alabama. Third-place Oregon plays Stanford Thursday night and a win is likely to push the Ducks back into second. The Seminoles and Ducks have exchanged positions in the BCS standings the last two weeks.