Venezuela's national basketball team flew all the way to Alabama to participate in an international tournament, only to discover they were the only international team there. Also, the "tournament" was just one game. You've done it again, Birmingham, Alabama.
Apparently, some readers took issue with my recent characterization of Birmingham, Alabama, as a decrepit backwater devoid of all culture and sophistication. Wait, did I not say that? Because I should have.
As you're reading this, North Carolina State and Rutgers are playing at what has to be the absolute lowest level of collegiate football— a website-sponsored bowl game in Birmingham, Alabama, on a Monday afternoon.