Canadians with Balls

"I have family living for 20 years in Florida, and longer in Tennessee. But talk to these reasonably informed people, and what do they know about their relatives' lifestyles, system of government, historical references, or pop culture? Not much. This is because the average American (like the average Canuck) gets most of their information about the world around them through broadcast media, and a distant second, the press. Talk to Americans I've met over the years as business associates, or tourists visiting Canada, and the general result is that most think basketball, one of the largest-drawing American spectator and big-dollar sports was discovered in the US...."