The Wrong Focus?
It's just sad, really.
The Carleton University men's basketball team accomplished something truly extraordinary over the weeking, winning a fifth consecutive national championship.
And it's like nobody noticed.
Meanwhile, many Canadians buy into the phony hype of March Madness, fill out pool forms and fret over the seedings before the NCAA men's tournament begins, let alone the actual results.
UNLV beating Wisconsin is suddenly significant news. Let's get wall-to-wall analysis on that one.
But five straight for the Ravens? Yawn.
It's something, really, that is the fault of all of us in the mainstream Canadian sports media for not doing a better job telling the stories of teams like the Ravens and their players.
But do we do a lousy job of that because people don't care?
Or do people not care because we do such a lousy job of it?
Don't know the answer to that one. I can guess that a group of young men in Ottawa, while thrilled with their victory, are probably wondering why their extraordinary accomplishment will create no buzz in Canada.
Meanwhile, the exploits of Winthrop, Gonzaga and Middle This-or-That State are reported as major news.
I don't know how this changes, and maybe Canadian university sports exists at the level it should, of interest to those who play and their families and those interested in university sport.
But when it comes to the Carleton Ravens five-peat, it's just sad.