Hot times in the frozen north
Minnesota in late January. Probably a tough sell for the state tourism bureau.
But if the weekend I just spent there is any indication, there's no better place for a sports fan to be, and no better time to be there.
It all started a few months ago when I decided to cover the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships, an annual event I've always wanted to check out: 256 teams, over 1,500 players from 37 states, all playing on 25 rinks set up on a frozen lake in Minneapolis. Granted, ...
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