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The Pick is in: Super Bowl XX

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*Sportswriters from across the nation made their picks for Super Bowl XX between the Chicago Bears and the New England Patriots at the Louisiana Superdome. Here are the final-score predictions they made before the Bears' 46-10 victory on January 26, 1986.
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Predicted Score


Howard Balzer
The Sporting News

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  13-0


Christine Brennan
Washington Post

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  28-10


Bryan Burwell
New York Daily News

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  20-6


Vic Carucci
Buffalo News

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  24-0


Mike Dodd
Cincinnati Enquirer

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  24-7


Larry Dorman
Miami Herald

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  17-13


Gordon Forbes
USA Today

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  24-7


Joe Gergen
Newsday
 

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10-0


Rick Gosselin
UPI Kansas City:
 

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17-14


Tony Grossi
Cleveland Plain Dealer
 

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17-10


Phil Hersh
Chicago Tribune

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  17-0


Michael Janofsky
New York Times

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  20-13


George Kimball
Boston Herald

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  20-7


Peter King
Newsday

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  31-3


Paul Lafond
Lawrence (Mass.) Eagle-Tribune
 

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24-16


Bernie Lincicome
Chicago Tribune

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  35-0


Robert Markus
Chicago Tribune

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  23-3


Will McDonough
Boston Globe
 

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13-10 in OT


Tom McEwen
Tampa Tribune

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  24-17


Ira Miller
San Francisco Chronicle

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  13-3


Terence Moore
Atlanta Constitution

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  27-0


Don Pierson
Chicago Tribune

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  20-0


Gary Pomerantz
Washington Post
 

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16-14


Rich Roberts
Los Angeles Times

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  24-17


Cooper Rollow
Chicago Tribune

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  24-10


Glenn Sheeley
Atlanta Constitution

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  31-10


Ed Sherman
Chicago Tribune

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  17-6


Lynne Snierson
Boston Herald

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  24-10


Art Spander
San Francisco Examiner

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  13-3


Curt Sylvester
Detroit Free Press

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  17-0


Rick Telander
Sports Illustrated

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  21-7


Mike Tully
UPI-New York
 

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21-10


Bob Verdi
Chicago Tribune

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  24-7


Paul Zimmerman
Sports Illustrated

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  17-10

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