The NBA has its most intriguing conference finals matchups in years. Lots of great storylines this season, with young stars and old stars and dynastic shifts bringing the league back to relevance in a way not seen since Jordan left the Bulls.
So of course the N&R banners an NBA Sux! article across the top of its sports section, written by an obscure Colorado columnist and based on the opinions of an obscure former Air Force player.
Warren Buffett recently cited local sports coverage as one of the major strengths of local newspapers. His letter was kind of a big deal in the publishing world. Just not on Market Street.