Barkley beats Bavetta

Updated: February 18, 2007, 12:36 AM ET
Well, so much for my prowess in the prediction business. It looked to me like Dick Bavetta wasn't even trying in his race against Charles Barkley, so it serves him right that be bloodied his knee diving across the finish line.

"What do you have to say to all the people who bet money on you? I asked Bavetta at his post-race news conference.

"Bad bet," Bavetta said.