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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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  • Hingis, Paes win Australian Open mixed doubles title

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Martina Hingis won her first Grand Slam title since returning from retirement, combining with Leander Paes of India to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title with a 6-4, 6-3 victory…

  • AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Serena celebrates Aussie-style

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — After a night out, Serena Williams plans to continue the celebration of her 19th Grand Slam title with an Aussie-style barbecue. Williams hoisted her Australian Open trophy Sunday at a Melbourne…

  • Wahlberg and Bay reunite for pre-Super Bowl charity event

    PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — “Transformers” star Mark Wahlberg and director Michael Bay reunited Saturday night for a charity event that organizers said raised more than $1 million. The pair served as celebrity hosts for…

  • Jimmy Fallon set for Super Bowl Sunday show in Phoenix

    PHOENIX (AP) — Jimmy Fallon is planning his own match-up on Super Bowl Sunday. The host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show” is set to wage a lip sync contest with actors Will Ferrell and Kevin…

  • Flames rally in big third period to top Oilers 4-2

    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Chalk up yet another third period comeback for the Calgary Flames. Lance Bouma scored two of Calgary’s four goals in the final period and the Flames stormed back for a 4-2…

  • Cadel Evans finishes 5th in final race

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tour de France winner Cadel Evans has finished fifth in his farewell race, the 174-kilometer (108-mile) Great Ocean Road Race. Belgium’s Gianni Meersman won the race in a nine-man sprint while…

  • Seahawks repeat a scary prospect for NFL

    PHOENIX (AP) — Here are some scary thoughts for the rest of the NFL: A win Sunday will stamp the Seahawks as one of the best teams of the Super Bowl era. And, given Seattle’s…

  • Ryan Dungey races to his first victory of season

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Dungey raced to his first 450SX victory of the AMA Supercross season and 15th overall, leading 19 of 20 laps Saturday night at Angel Stadium. Dungey, the KTM rider from…

  • Fight Schedule

    Feb. 6 At Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, Miss. (ESPN2), Abie Han vs. Sergio Mora, 12, for Taylor’s IBF middleweight title. Feb. 13 At the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. (ESPN2), Boxcino Quarterfinals-Junior Middleweights:…

  • Australian Open Results

    Sunday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Mixed Doubles Championship Martina Hingis, Switzerland, and Leander Paes (7), India, def. Kristina Mladenovic, France, and Daniel Nestor (3), Canada, 6-4. 6-3.…

  • Longest NBA Winning Streaks

    (x-over two seasons) The longest winning streaks in NBA history: 33 — Los Angeles Lakers, Nov. 5, 1971-Jan. 7, 1972 27 — Miami Heat, Feb. 3-March 27, 2013 22 — Houston Rockets, Jan. 29-March 16,…

  • Golden State Warriors snap 2-game skid, eclipse Suns 106-87

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have been rolling so much this season that the halftime locker room can be awfully quiet if they’re not leading by a lot. Imagine the mood when…

  • Saturday’s College Basketball Scores

    EAST Albany (NY) 77, Maine 59 Binghamton 76, Mass.-Lowell 69 Bryant 71, Robert Morris 68 Castleton 90, Maine Maritime 81 Colgate 71, Bucknell 69 College of NJ 74, Rutgers-Newark 62 Columbia 86, Brown 65 Delaware…

  • Saturday’s Women’s Basketball Scores

    EAST Army 62, Loyola (Md.) 53 Bethany (WV) 70, Thiel 66 Brown 85, Columbia 76 CCSU 83, Wagner 67 Castleton 52, Maine Maritime 35 Chestnut Hill 70, Dominican (NY) 50 Clarkson 83, William Smith 47…

  • Saturday’s Women’s Basketball

    EAST Army 62, Loyola (Md.) 53 Brown 85, Columbia 76 CCSU 83, Wagner 67 Colgate 54, Bucknell 41 Duquesne 56, Fordham 46 Fairleigh Dickinson 78, St. Francis (Pa.) 65 Holy Cross 67, American U. 61…