I never understand the people who fill out several brackets. How do you know who to root for? I may enter several pools, but I only fill out one bracket. So it doesn’t matter when I enter the CNN DC Bureau pool as I do every year with about seventy people, the Portland Life of Riley pool that I am in for the first time along with about 150 others, or the Fine Boys Invitational which once again is me, my friend Matt, and his son. Every pool I use the same bracket. It is like my March signature.
Every year I also have the same feeling looking over my picks on Wednesday night before the tourney starts, “I think picked every winner this year! How can I be wrong? After all no one knows more about college basketball than me!”
My delusion usually lasts longer than five minutes.
By the time the day was over not only had
I feel like the guy who finally gets the nerve to ask the girl to dance only to be cut-in on right away without even a chance to dip. And after I polished my shoes and everything.