In this Feb. 19, 2003 photo, Miami Herald sports writer Edwin Pope is seen. Pope, an award-winning sports columnist who covered the first 47 Super Bowls and spent more than 50 years with the Miami Herald, has died at age 88. Pope, who had battled cancer, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Okeechobee, Fla., where he lived in retirement.
In this Feb. 19, 2003 photo, Miami Herald sports writer Edwin Pope is seen. Pope, an award-winning sports columnist who covered the first 47 Super Bowls and spent more than 50 years with the Miami Herald, has died at age 88. Pope, who had battled cancer, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Okeechobee, Fla., where he lived in retirement. Al Diaz adiaz@MiamiHerald.com
In this Feb. 19, 2003 photo, Miami Herald sports writer Edwin Pope is seen. Pope, an award-winning sports columnist who covered the first 47 Super Bowls and spent more than 50 years with the Miami Herald, has died at age 88. Pope, who had battled cancer, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Okeechobee, Fla., where he lived in retirement. Al Diaz adiaz@MiamiHerald.com

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About Greg Cote

Greg Cote

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
Read Greg Cote's Random Evidence blog at http://blogs.herald.com/random_evidence/