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What we’re most looking forward to for the Super Bowl

There are many different things to look forward to on Super Bowl Sunday. We polled the WTOP Newsroom to find out just what they are.

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  • Top 25 Fared

    Saturday 1. Kentucky (20-0) vs. Alabama. Next: vs. Georgia, Tuesday. 2. Virginia (19-0) vs. No. 4 Duke. Next: at No. 13 North Carolina, Monday. 3. Gonzaga (21-1) vs. Memphis. Next: at Santa Clara, Thursday. 4.…

  • No. 5 Wisconsin’s Kaminsky scores 24 in 74-63 win vs Iowa

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Frank Kaminsky had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 5 Wisconsin to a 74-63 win over Iowa on Saturday. Nigel Hayes scored 14 points and Sam Dekker and…

  • Roper leads Clemson to 64-49 win over Boston College

    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — A personal 11-point run by junior guard Jordan Roper set the tone for Clemson early in a 64-49 win over Boston College Saturday at Littlejohn Coliseum. It was Clemson’s third straight…

  • Nordic Combined World Cup Results

    Saturday At Val di Fiemme, Italy Team 2×7.5k Sprint (Jump-sprint placings in parentheses) 1. Norway I (Jan Schmid and Joergen Graabak), 34:04.3 (3-3). 2. Germany (Manuel Faisst and Fabian Riessle), 0.9 seconds behind (7-2). 3.…

  • Streaking, injured Hawks will be short-handed vs 76ers

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks will be short-handed as they try to extend their franchise-record 18-game winning streak against the Philadelphia 76ers. The Hawks say DeMarre Carroll, Thabo Sefolosha and Shelvin Mack will miss…

  • Teammates, fans say farewell to ‘Mr. Cub’

    CHICAGO (AP) — Fans and friends have paid tribute to legendary Chicago Cubs slugger Ernie Banks on what would have been his 84th birthday. At today’s memorial service in a Chicago church, the man known…

  • New Hampshire races past Stony Brook, 63-48

    DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Tanner Leissner scored 19 points on 8 of 12 shooting from the field and added 11 rebounds to lead New Hampshire to a 63-48 victory over Stony Brook on Saturday. Jacoby…

  • Speedskating World Cup Results

    1. Jorrit Bergsma, Netherlands, 6 minutes, 17.89 seconds. 2. Douwe de Vries, Netherlands, 6:23.04. 3. Sverre Lunde Pedersen, Norway, 6:23:21. 4. Patrick Beckert, Germany, 6.10 60. 5. Denis Yuskov , Russia, 6:24.20. 6. Aleksandr Rumyantsev,…

  • Cubs legend Ernie Banks remembered for unwavering optimism

    CHICAGO (AP) — Fans and friends paid tribute to legendary Chicago Cubs slugger Ernie Banks on Saturday, recalling how he helped break baseball’s color barrier during a Hall of Fame career in which he won…

  • AP source: Ricky Rubio to return Monday against Dallas

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ricky Rubio is one game away from returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rubio has been cleared to play on Monday against the Dallas Mavericks, a person with knowledge of the situation told…

  • Super Bowl the final act of the NFL’s worst season

    PHOENIX (AP) — Domestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. Deflated footballs. The disturbing headlines that began last February never slowed down for the NFL this season. The problems — most of them made…

  • Women’s World Cup Ski Jump Results

    By The Associated Press 1. Daniela Iraschko-Stolz, Austria, 251.4 points (93.0-91.5 meters). 2. Carina Vogt, Germany, 245.6 (89.0-88.0). 3. Sara Takanashi, Japan, 236.0 (88.0-89.0). 4. Katharina Althaus, Germany, 235.7 (87.0-86.0). 5. Yuki Ito, Japan, 235.4…

  • European Figure Skating Championships Results

    Saturday At Stockholm Women Free skate 1. Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, Russia, 141.38 points. 2. Elena Radionova, Russia, 139.06. 3. Anna Pogorilaya, Russia, 125.71. 4. Joshi Helgesson, Sweden 109.52. 5. Angelina Kuchvalska, Latvia, 107.09. 6. Viktoria Helgesson,…

  • Norway wins Nordic Combined team sprint again

    VAL DI FIEMME, Italy (AP) — Norway won a second successive Nordic Combined team sprint as Jorgen Graabak and Jan Schmid edged out Germany and Austria on Saturday. The duo was third in the ski…

  • Ohio State lowers ticket price for 2 non-conference games

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State is lowering the football ticket price for two non-conference games next season, but tickets for games against Penn State and Michigan State will be more than $100. The school…