NCAA takes away reporter’s cat mug because it can

Very interesting little tidbit, and I am not a basketball fan. I am currently drinking my morning coffee out of my favorite cat mug….think the NCAA police will confiscate it off my desk? 🙂

For The Win

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“This is a story about a cat mug.”

So begins an article written by Jason Gay of the Wall Street Journal, an article in which he describes bringing in a cat mug to an NCAA tournament game and then summarily being asked by a representative of the NCAA to hand over the cat mug. There was a sign at the arena reading “Only NCAA cups allowed past this point” and, see, a cat mug is not an NCAA cup.

It was a perfect story showing all wrong with the NCAA. A member of the media brought a cute cat mug to a game, and instead of the NCAA acting like human beings and letting the guy keep his mug, they sent a corporate drone in a nice suit to admonish the guy (albeit politely) and confiscate his cat mug.

But it wasn’t actually a story about a cat mug…

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