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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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  • Marshawn Lynch, Gronk play ‘Kombat’ on ‘Conan’

    WASHINGTON – The worlds of sports and entertainment have collided for one of the most bizarre, entertaining, hilarious videos of the year. Conan O’Brien invited Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch to play “Mortal Kombat X”…

  • Ecuador names Gustavo Quinteros as new coach

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Gustavo Quinteros has been hired to coach Ecuador to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Ecuador Football Federation president Luis Chiriboga made the announcement on Friday. Quinteros is expected to take…

  • Graphic images of victim’s body shown at Hernandez trial

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Jurors heard grim testimony Friday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots standout Aaron Hernandez, who has been portrayed by his lawyers as a man with “the world…

  • Billingsley agrees to $1.5 million, 1-year deal with Phils

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Right-hander Chad Billingsley and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract. Billingsley can earn an additional $3 million based on innings under Thursday’s deal plus $2 million based…

  • Australian Open-Men’s Final Comparison

    No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 6 Andy Murray Djokovic Murray Age 27 27 Height 6-2 6-3 Weight 176 185 Rank 1 6 Career Money-x $72,444,493 $34,190,085 2015 Money-x $40,585 - Grand Slam Finals 7-7…

  • Stolbova, Klimov lead European figure skating pairs

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov are in the lead of the European figure skating championships after the pairs short program, edging their Russian compatriots Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov. France’s Vanessa James…

  • Ferrari unveils new ‘sexy’ car for 2015

    MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — After a year to forget, Ferrari unveiled the Formula One car it hopes will help drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen get the Italian team back to winning ways. Ferrari failed…

  • Olympic champ Zaripova faces losing gold in doping ban

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian athlete Yulia Zaripova faces losing her gold medal in the 3,000 steeplechase from the 2012 London Olympics after being banned for doping. The Russian anti-doping agency banned Zaripova on Friday for…

  • Ohio State expects $3M royalties bump after championship win

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes’ victory in the NCAA’s championship football game. The university expects a $3 million increase this year in royalties from licensed merchandise sales…

  • Defender Heath Pearce signs with Sweden’s IFK Goteborg

    American defender Heath Pearce has signed a five-month contract with Sweden’s IFK Goteborg. The 30-year-old made 23 league appearances and 29 overall for Major League Soccer’s Montreal Impact last season, then was selected by Orlando…

  • IMSA strips Wayne Taylor Racing of 3rd place in Rolex 24

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Wayne Taylor Racing has been stripped of its third-place finish in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. IMSA issued a statement Friday saying Jordan Taylor violated the drive-time rule late in…

  • McIlroy surges to one-shot lead in Dubai Desert Classic

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy birdied an 18-foot putt on his final hole to surge into a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday. On the…

  • 3-time Boston Marathon champ Jeptoo gets 2-year doping ban

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rita Jeptoo, a three-time winner of the Boston Marathon and two-time Chicago Marathon champion, was handed a two-year doping ban Friday in a case that has cast a shadow over Kenya’s…

  • NBA Calendar

    Feb. 13-15 — All-Star weekend, New York. Feb. 19 — Trade deadline (3 p.m. EST). April 15 — Last day of regular season. April 18 — Playoffs begin.

  • NHL Calendar

    Feb. 21 — Stadium Series: Los Angeles vs. San Jose at Santa Clara, Calif. April 11 — Regular season ends.