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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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  • Miller leads Harvard to 75-72 win over Princeton

    PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Corbin Miller came off the bench to score 19 points and Harvard hit 6 of 8 free throws in the final minute to defeat Princeton 75-72 on Friday. Wesley Saunders and…

  • Aaron Hernandez won’t be allowed to watch the Super Bowl

    BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez won’t be allowed to watch the team take on the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl while on trial for murder. Bristol County Sheriff Thomas…

  • Bobsleigh World Cup Results

    Friday La Plagbe, France 1. United States (Elana Meyers Taylor & Cherelle Garrett), two minutes, 1.93 seconds. 2. United States (Jamie Greubel Poser & Lauryn Williams), 2:02.17. 3. Canada (Kaillie Humphries & Melissa Lotholz), 2:02.44.…

  • Hawks’ forward Carroll misses game against Portland

    ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll missed the game against Portland on Friday night because of a left Achilles strain, and his replacement lasted only two minutes. Thabo Sefolosha started for Carroll and…

  • Seahawks vs. Patriots: Key matchups in Super Bowl

    Matchups for the Super Bowl on Feb. 1 between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots at University of Phoenix Stadium: When the Seahawks (14-4) have the ball: If the Patriots can tame the Beast,…

  • Laird leads as Tiger shoots 82 and misses the cut

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Martin Laird had another 5-under 66 to take a two-shot lead in a Phoenix Open that will be without Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson on Super Bowl weekend. The bigger shock…

  • PGA-Phoenix Open Par Scores

    Friday At TPC Scottsdale, Stadium Course Scottsdale, Ariz. Purse: $6.3 million Yardage: 7,266; Par: 71 Partial Second Round 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…

  • PGA-Phoenix Open Scores

    Friday At TPC Scottsdale, Stadium Course Scottsdale, Ariz. Purse: $6.3 million Yardage: 7,266; Par: 71 Partial Second Round Martin Laird 66-66—132 Daniel Berger 65-69—134 Justin Thomas 67-68—135 Bubba Watson 65-71—136 Ryan Palmer 64-72—136 Ryan Moore…

  • Drew Brees sings praises of Peyton Manning

    PHOENIX (AP) — Drew Brees serenaded Peyton Manning, hoping to convince the seven-time All-Pro to keep playing. “Peyton, please come back and play,” Brees sang to the tune of Manning’s insurance commercial. The scene occurred…

  • Weidman rib injury forces cancellation of title defense

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has a rib injury, forcing the cancellation of his title defense against Vitor Belfort at UFC 184 next month. The UFC announced its latest cancellation of…

  • Yankees sign pitcher Scott Baker to minor league contract

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees and right-hander Scott Baker have agreed to a one-year minor league contract. The 33-year-old Baker is 66-52 in 191 big league outings — 170 starts — for…

  • Saratoga Dreamer wins Big A’s Rego Park Stakes

    NEW YORK (AP) — Saratoga Dreamer made a successful transition to the main track Friday, winning the $125,000 Rego Park Stakes by a neck over Regal Minister at Aqueduct. The chestnut had run on the…

  • Amy Van Dyken returns to broadcast booth after ATV accident

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Amy Van Dyken pushed herself across one of Berkeley’s busy streets in her wheelchair and up a ramp into her special broadcast booth overlooking the pool deck, beaming the whole way.…

  • SUPER BOWL: Profiles of key New England players

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Projected starters and key players for the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl: OFFENSE Tom Brady, QB (12), 6-4, 225, 15th season, Michigan All-time great heading for his sixth Super…

  • Seattle’s Chancellor falls in practice but probable for game

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Strong safety Kam Chancellor was a new addition to the Seattle Seahawks injury report on Friday but is probable for Sunday’s game against New England. Chancellor fell near the goal line…