I feel like this conversation gets it pretty squarely, with just the right touch of sarcasm and cynicism:
Friend: the frozen four is in tampa?
what brain surgeon made that call
Me: It's even funnier when you realize the host school is in Alabama.
Because the closest hockey playing school is Huntsville, which flirted with discontinuing its program next year.
Friend: on what planet....
youre not going to expand hockey by dropping in 3 college games during the opening week of baseball
just stop trying
Me: I really don't think someone at USF is going to go, "You know what, look at this great sport, we need to invest millions of dollars in creating a program" because the Frozen Four is there.
The last big mistake they made doing this was putting it in Anaheim back in 2000.
you pick a city
synonmous with 'fans who dont give a shit about their teams'
its just not a sports city
the rays and bucs cant get anyone to show up
Me: I really think the NCAA should take the baseball/Omaha approach.
Let's pick a city in either the upper midwest or in the northeast.
Put it there permanently. Or alternate.
Boston. Minneapolis. Boston. Minneapolis.
i feel like toss in like detroit once in awhile
Me: The fact that they haven't done Boston since 2004 is pretty annoying.
Have to reboot the computer, be right back.
Justin: fear that jerry york gets a home game