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Kevin McElhinney has had a good year, at least comparatively speaking over the two decades he has been playing the "I Beat Burt" Contest.

editor's pick

Skip Oxford is superstitious when it comes to the New England Patriots, his favorite team (surprise!) whom he picks practically every week.

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