Page 2's "Critical Mass" is a weekly survey of what's happening at the busy intersection of sports and pop culture.
On the small screen
"A City on Fire: The Story of the '68 Detroit Tigers" (HBO, debuted last night and repeats Aug. 3, 6, 8, 11, 14 and 19)
True story: Detroit was torn up by riots in the summer of 1967. Race and class tensions were at an all-time high. Dozens of people were killed; thousands of businesses were burned to the ground. People looked at each other with ...