Detroit is bust. Detroit is an idea. The city will live on in memories of the 1968 World Series, Gordie Howe and automobiles. Bankruptcy, or no, the Red Wings, Tigers, Lions and Pistons will play on.
Detroit indie band Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. debut their ESPN Music blog with a riff on Motor City sports heroes and uninvited guests.
Without a government bailout of the Big Three automakers, Detroit's pro sports teams could face big problems.
Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh has seen his reputation with the public turn faster than he can cast aside opposing blockers, according to a poll published in Forbes magazine.
Jimmie Johnson still trails Mark Martin in the Chase standings, but the defending three-time Cup champ has all the momentum after his fifth win in 16 races at the Monster Mile.