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Michigan 13 at Oakland 20

1984 Week 16 - Saturday, June 9, 1984
Michigan Panthers(8-7) at Oakland Invaders(6-9)(-2)
Attendance: 23,918, TV: ESPN

OAKLAND, CA (AP) - Tom Newton ran around left end for a 20 yard touchdown with 4 50 remaining to break a 13-13 tie and lead the Oakland Invaders 20-13 over the Michigan Panthers Saturday in a United States Football League game.

The Invaders, who won their seventh consecutive game, led throughout the game until Michigan tied it on a spectacular touchdown pass from Whit Taylor to Derek Holloway on the Panthers first play from scrimmage in the fourth quarter.

The Invaders led 7-6 at halftime and added to their margin when quarterback Fred Besana ran a bootleg around left end for a 7 yard touchdown run with 4:17 to play in the third quarter.

Kicker Kevin Shea, who missed three field goals, including a 22-yarder, missed the extra point as Oakland's lead remained at 13-6.

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