'One Shining Moment' Should Be Destroyed


There is literally no learning curve for enjoying the NCAA Tournament, and that is a good thing. I don't need to know about Old Dominion's roster, or the surprisingly solid halfcourt play of St. Peter's--no, it's all the better if I don't, because who cares about facts here when all I want to do is love you, team I've never heard of and just adopted for no reason whatsoever. I'll like you as much irrationally as I hate Duke irrationally, and that is in a purely nonsensical fashion with only Duke's perpetual floppiness to claim for even a shred of hateful justification.

The arbitrary and completely irrational spreads to the broadcast itself. I hate Jim Nantz calling anything simply because he sounds like such a smug, superficial bastard no matter what he's saying. He could be...

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