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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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  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Sunday 1. South Carolina (20-0) at Mississippi. Next: at No. 21 Georgia, Thursday. 2. UConn (19-1) at Temple. Next: vs. Cincinnati, Tuesday. 3. Baylor (19-1) vs. Kansas. Next: at Oklahoma State, Wednesday. 4. Notre Dame…

  • NFL to keep the roof open for Super Bowl Sunday

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The retractable roof will be open for the Super Bowl. With temperatures in the upper 60s and no chance of rain Sunday, the NFL decided to let the sunshine in for…

  • TCU women use late surge to upset No. 14 Texas 64-59

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Veja Hamilton scored 16 points and TCU broke a tie with seven straight points down the stretch on Sunday to upset No. 14 Texas 65-59. The Longhorns scored six straight…

  • East Carolina comes back against Cincinnati 50-46

    GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — B.J. Tyson scored 18 points and East Carolina came back from a nine-point second-half deficit to beat Cincinnati 50-46 on Sunday. It’s the first time in nine all-time tries East Carolina…

  • Loyd leads No. 4 Notre Dame to 92-63 win over Wake Forest

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Lindsay Allen added 18 and No. 4 Notre Dame forced 30 turnovers in a 92-63 win over Wake Forest on Sunday. The Fighting Irish (21-2,…

  • Sunday’s Sports Transactions

    BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NEW YORK KNICKS — Recalled F Cleanthony Early from Westchester (NBADL). HOCKEY National Hockey League DALLAS STARS — Reassigned D Jamie Oleksiak and RW Brett Ritchie to Texas (AHL). TAMPA BAY…

  • Glantz-Culver Line

    FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Virginia 1½ at North Carolina Green Bay 5 at Wright St. at Kansas 6 Iowa St. Iona 6½ at Fairfield Rider 2½ at Siena ___ NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Cleveland…

  • Florida State rallies to beat No. 23 Miami 55-54

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Montay Brandon scored 18 points on 7-of-7 shooting, and Florida State rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit to beat No. 23 Miami 55-54 on Sunday. The Hurricanes’ Sheldon McClellan missed a…

  • Christie begins trip to London with soccer, not politics

    LONDON (AP) — An unabashed fan of the Dallas Cowboys, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent Super Bowl Sunday on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, watching football of another sort. Economic development for…

  • Oakland handles Youngstown State 96-80

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Corey Petros scored 21 points and Oakland handled Youngtown State 96-80 on Sunday. Petros was 7 of 9 from the floor and 7 of 8 from the line, grabbed seven rebounds…

  • Ghana advances to African Cup of Nations semifinals

    MALABO, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Christian Atsu scored two goals and Kwesi Appiah added another Sunday to help Ghana advance to the African Cup quarterfinals for the fifth straight time with a 3-0 victory over…

  • After perfect January, Hawks look to make it 20 in a row

    ATLANTA (AP) — After a far-from-perfect performance, the Atlanta Hawks head into February with the NBA’s best record and savoring a bit of NBA history as the first team to go 17-0 within a calendar…

  • No. 22 Rutgers women pull away late, beat Penn State 76-65

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Kahleah Copper scored 25 points and Tyler Scaife added 21 to help No. 22 Rutgers beat Penn State 76-65 on Sunday for its fourth consecutive win. It was Copper’s sixth 20-plus…

  • Top 25 Fared

    Sunday 1. Kentucky (21-0) did not play. Next: vs. Georgia, Tuesday. 2. Virginia (19-1) did not play. Next: at No. 13 North Carolina, Monday. 3. Gonzaga (22-1) did not play. Next: at Santa Clara, Thursday.…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Sunday 1. South Carolina (20-0) at Mississippi. Next: at No. 21 Georgia, Thursday. 2. UConn (19-1) at Temple. Next: vs. Cincinnati, Tuesday. 3. Baylor (19-1) vs. Kansas. Next: at Oklahoma State, Wednesday. 4. Notre Dame…