For a lot of people, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is just a pregame show for the annual highlight reel, “One Shining Moment.”
You did just fine, Minneapolis. But, for the record, we didn’t have the market cornered on “nice.” The out-of-towners from Alabama, Texas, Virginia and Michigan were gregarious and mostly a pleasure to have around.
About the blogger
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.