Cruel and unusual punishment

The games this weekend were great – but they drove Skip Bayless into a deep depression. Because his bracket's in shambles.

Updated: March 28, 2005, 1:48 PM ET
By Skip Bayless | Page 2

I am a fan of sports, not teams.

As a journalist, I owe it to my readers and viewers to remain objective and dispassionate. But I do root for the teams I pick, even if I'm no fan of that team or its tradition. See last year's Red Sox.

And I rabidly root for teams I pick when Woodrow Paige Jr. goes with their opponents. Woody is my friend and debate partner on "Cold Pizza's" First and 10. Woody and I are as different as Felix and Oscar were on "The Odd Couple." I'm Felix, to a fault.

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