If you picked the New England Patriots to beat the Seattle Seahawks this past Sunday night, you not only made a wrong pick, but your chances of winning an "I Beat Burt" T-shirt dropped to almost zero.
Alex Carter has a ritual. He buys his Salem News at his favorite store in Topsfield, Gil's Grocery on Main Street, and checks out the "I Beat Burt" contest entry blank. By midweek he starts plotting the weekend.
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