Unlike most 7 footers with a knuckle set full of gold, John Sally opted not to open a car wash with his NBA loot, but rather to invest in a way of life, one he believes in so strongly, he kicked his daughter out of the house for not following.
The Detroit Lions hope that they won't need fourth quarter heroics to win two in a row and narrow the gap between themselves and the division-leading Chicago Bears. They could be hoping in vain.
Museums collect and show triumphs of individual expression. The DIA (more than most museums) also makes art accessible. Through its interactive displays, gallery structures, and exhibits, the DIA puts works of art in context.
Stripping away all the silliness, there are some tangible side effects to Lin-Sanity. For one, a cable blackout was probably lifted because of Jeremy Lin.
A lot has been said about Chrysler's Super Bowl ad, featuring Clint Eastwood and Detroit. While the pundits talk about whether or not it was a campaign commercial, let me tell you what Detroiters really think about it.
The Lions needed everything to go right for them to win in the Superdome. By the time they hit the locker room at the half, their chances to put some doubt in the foregone conclusion was already missed.
Santa, can you please ask the powers that be to take a day off from the Tebowfication of America and please let us enjoy our holiday in peace?
In Detroit, there are three situations that occurred here recently that I believe speak loudly about our values. One of these events makes Detroit look good. The other two? Well, not so much.
More than the continued excellence of the Packers, more than the nail-biter between the Dolphins and Cowboys, and more than the Harbaugh family reunion, it is Ndamukong Suh's stomp -- unfortunately for the NFL -- that is the signature moment of the day.
Detroit is rising and there are plenty of restoration projects taking place in the Corktown and Downtown areas.
I don't think that I will ever be able to root for any other teams than my own hometown favorites. My heart will always remain in Detroit.
The new Madison Square Garden has been getting some much needed renovations recently and it's nice to see the Garden try to recapture its history as the mecca of college basketball.
He was the boy wonder who ended the Curse of the Bambino in Boston, and now Theo Epstein is expected to head to the Chicago Cubs.
Still lurking in the shadows are the tough economic times the city has endured, and dark days for one of the country's most famous business towns. Here, a roundup of what commentators are saying about the Motor City's rise from the ashes.
Red Sox manager Terry Francona is out. Of course he's not to blame for their epic collapse. After a while you need change for change's sake to shake things up.
Do you read so much fiction that visiting a city almost always reminds you of certain novels?