Sport: A Tangy Super Bowl for Tampa

Redskins and Raiders: the juiciest possible match

With his usual restraint, Washington Quarterback Joe Theismann describes the Super Bowl as "the greatest spectacle created by man," and this year the festivities may include a football game. What seemed the tangiest possible match all along has agreeably come about: the defending champion Redskins, who have somehow avoided arrogance in the face of 31 victories in their past 34 games, vs. the Los Angeles Raiders, the National Football League's masters of the black arts.

"The three P's of Raiders football," according to Matt Millen, their analytical...

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