In this story about the upcoming Northwest Sportshow, the author doesn't only discuss the event but links it to his childhood by recalling the memories he had when his father would take him and his brother to Minneapolis from North Dakota to see the show.
The author doesn't use a lot of sources, he mainly reminisces about what the show was like to him as a child. He uses a couple of quotes from a few different sources but he mainly discusses his experiences.
The author turns the event into an opportunity to reflect back to his earlier life and how different the Sportshow has become from when he first went to see it as a child. This gives the story an angle of reflection instead of just listing the essential information regarding this show.