Just an American sportswriter here to tell you
you're irrelevant because we don't cover our team
I'm not sure I quite understand the point of this piece. To be witty? To chastise the hockey-loving masses in Winnipeg for suggesting they'd better support Phoenix's moribund NHL franchise? To cover for the fact the Arizona press couldn't care two hoots about his year's edition of the Coyotes?
The Valley is a big-time sports area. We have a baseball team in a pennant race, college and NFL football, NBA and NHL. Do you guys get the Super Bowl up there? Check the site this year.I guess you're nothing but a backwater until football's corporate-gasm 'Super' Bowl sets foot in town, bringing with it the $5,000 Maxim party and a band of miscreants on the field. Good to know.
So you’ll excuse the local fifth estate if they skip the 2,000-mile trip to see a practice game featuring a dozen future members of the San Antonio Rampage.
Oh, wait he's not done:
Winnipeg is a minor league sports town, so minor sports get major coverage. No surprise there.Here's a Brownie Point: The 2007-08 Coyotes' roster qualifies as minor league. (I'm afraid you've been demoted.)