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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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  • 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…

  • AP source: 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…

  • 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…

  • Woods out of top 50 for 1st time in more than 3 years

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods, coming off an 82 for his worst round as a pro, will be out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in more than…

  • PGA-Phoenix Open Par Scores

    Saturday At TPC Scottsdale, Stadium Course Scottsdale, Ariz. Purse: $6.3 million Yardage: 7,266; Par: 71 Second Round (a-amateur) Martin Laird 66-66—132 -10 Daniel Berger 65-69—134 -8 Justin Thomas 67-68—135 -7 Bubba Watson 65-71—136 -6 Ryan…

  • Dubai Desert Classic Leading Scores

    By The Associated Press Saturday At Emirates Golf Club, Majlis Course Panama City Purse: $2.65 million Yardage: 7,327; Par: 72 Third Round Rory McIlroy, N. Ireland 66-64-66—196 Morten Madsen, Denmark 71-63-66—200 Lee Westwood, England 65-68-69—202…

  • Aqueduct cancels Saturday racing because of cold weather

    NEW YORK (AP) — Aqueduct has canceled the Saturday card due to cold temperatures and high winds in the New York area. It was Aqueduct’s eighth weather-prompted cancellation in January. The scheduled feature, the $100,000…

  • Slovenia wins ski jump team World Cup, Stoch disqualified

    WILLINGEN, Germany (AP) — Olympic champion Germany lost a ski jump team World Cup at home to Slovenia on Saturday. The Slovenian team of Jurij Tepes, Nejc Dezman, Jernej Damjan and Peter Prevc collected a…

  • Australian Open Results

    Saturday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Championship Serena Williams (1), United States, def. Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, 6-3, 7-6 (5). Doubles Men Championship Simone Bolelli and…

  • Teammates, fans remember Hall of Famer Ernie Banks

    CHICAGO (AP) — A memorial service is underway for legendary Chicago Cubs slugger Ernie Banks, with fans and friends paying tribute at a packed church. Speaking to the crowd Saturday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel called Banks…

  • Tuktamysheva wins gold at European figure skating champs

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Elizaveta Tuktamysheva won gold at the European Figure Skating Championships with a free skate of technical precision and wide emotional range, heading a Russian sweep of the medals in the women’s event.…

  • Williams beats Sharapova again, wins 19th Grand Slam title

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams stuck out a fist in mock triumph and mouthed “C’mon,” careful not to push her point too far. The 33-year-old Williams was closing in on her 19th Grand Slam…