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 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.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.