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There's no place like Detroit

Why do people continue to make fun of Detroit? It's the best sports town in America, says Jason Whitlock.

Updated: July 11, 2005, 7:10 PM ET
By Jason Whitlock | Special to Page 2

Beginning this week during the Major League Baseball All-Star festivities, the city of Detroit will be brutalized by sportswriters from across the country. The maiming and name-calling and dissing won't stop until the completion of Super Bowl XL.

By the time it's over, the victims will include Kid Rock, Eminem, Madonna, Coleman Young's unborn great-grandchildren and Flint's Michael Moore.

Beating up on Detroit is easy. As the center of the free-falling automotive industry, known ...

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