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Like many of you reading this, I have been a Detroit Lions fan for my entire life. Unlike many of you, I have never bought a ticket to a Lions game. So the Lions avoiding having their home opener blacked-out is not something I had a hand in. But that doesn't mean I'm not impressed. In fact, I'm not sure the Lions deserve such loyal fans. They've certainly done little to deserve them. I'm not just talking about the losing streak. Nothing chases away fans like losing, but that's not the only thing going on here. I'm talking about 45 years of bad ownership by one William Clay Ford, who has treated winning like a secondary goal, or even a by-product, ever since he bought the team. He has been grinding dirt into Lions fans' wounds for a long time, and yet they keep coming back. Why—you ma ...

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