Friday, March 1, 2024

Daily News sports section Super Bowl predictions

Must read

As Super Bowl LVIII approaches, all eyes of the sports world have shifted to the NFL. Even with the NBA trade deadline and the WWE WrestleMania XL press conference being held in the same week, ‘The Big Game’ remains king. 

Just hours ahead of the titanic rematch between the AFC’s Kansas City Chiefs and the NFC’s San Francisco 49ers, and a highly-anticipated Apple Halftime Show performance from Usher, the Daily News’ sports team provides final score predictions and favorite songs from the R&B artist.

Kyle Smedley, co-sports editor

Final score prediction: 49ers — 27, Chiefs — 23

Favorite Usher song: Caught Up

Elijah Poe, co-sports editor

Final score prediction: Chiefs — 27, 49ers — 24

Favorite Usher song: My Boo (featuring Alicia Keys)

Zach Carter, associate sports editor

Final score prediction: 49ers — 28, Chiefs — 21

Favorite Usher song: Yeah! (featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris)

Daniel Kehn, editor-in-chief

Final score prediction: 49ers — 30, Chiefs — 20

Favorite Usher song: DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love (featuring Pitbull)

Trinity Rea, associate news editor 

Final score prediction: Chiefs — 27, 49ers — 21

Favorite Usher song: U Don’t Have to Call

Bob Kravitz, professional consultant

Final score prediction: Chiefs — 31, 49ers — 27

Favorite Usher song: N/A (has never listened to Usher on purpose, he said)

Caleb Zuver, reporter

Final score prediction: Chiefs — 30, 49ers — 24

Favorite Usher song: OMG (featuring will.i.am)

Amadou Diallo, reporter

Final score prediction: 49ers — 34, Chiefs — 27

Favorite Usher song: My Boo (featuring Alicia Keys)

Derran Cobb, reporter

Final score prediction: 49ers — 37, Chiefs — 34

Favorite Usher song: Nice and Slow

Dane Massey, reporter

Final score prediction: Chiefs — 27, 49ers — 24

Favorite Usher song: OMG (featuring will.i.am)

Ethan Hunt, reporter 

Final score prediction: Chiefs — 31, 49ers — 28

Favorite Usher song: OMG (featuring will.i.am)

Lila Fierek, reporter

Final score prediction: Chiefs — 28, 49ers — 17

Favorite Usher song: Scream

David Moore, reporter

Final score prediction: 49ers — 31, Chiefs — 24

Favorite Usher song: DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love (featuring Pitbull)

Calvin Scott, reporter

Final score prediction: Chiefs — 30, 49ers — 17

Favorite Usher song: You Make me Wanna (with Daz Dillinger)

Lauren Graham, reporter

Final score prediction: 49ers — 27, Chiefs — 17 

Favorite Usher song: DJ Got Us Fallin’ In Love (featuring Pitbull)

Hayden Hamrick, reporter

Final score prediction: Chiefs — 31, 49ers — 27

Favorite Usher song: Yeah! (featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris)

Nick Shelton, reporter

Final score prediction: Chiefs — 27, 49ers — 20

Favorite Usher song: You Make me Wanna (with Daz Dillinger)

Contact the Daily News’ sports team with comments via email at sports@bsudailynews.com or on X @dn_sports.

Latest article