Admit it: If there’s one city you thought would pick up on the odd, recent “tradition” of turning cars over and setting fires after winning a championship, you figured, “Cleveland.” Me too.
But when you’ve had almost 60 years to think about how to celebrate a sports championship, and watching other cities behave like common criminals, maybe Clevelanders will steer the world of sports fandom in a new direction.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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