Rumors spread quicker than flu

By Kevin Wilson: FNM columnist

When the announcement came that the New Mexico Activities Association was suspending athletic events due to swine flu outbreak concerns, I have to admit I was on the fence.

From my platform as a media representative, I saw a positive in that it makes immediate coverage a little bit easier. I didn’t have to pick between Tuesday’s regional water plan meeting and a pair of scheduled softball games in Clovis and Portales.

I also considered the negative. When sports get rescheduled, they’ll likely be compacted into a smaller time frame —