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SOL Still Our Lions

The Rise, Fall, and Renaissance of Detroit and Its Pro Football Team

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Traversing the love, frustration, black humor, and hope routinely experienced by fans of one of the least successful teams in professional sports, STILL OUR LIONS explores the striking similarities the Detroit Lions share with their home city: great successes through the 1950s, followed by decades of dramatic decline.Based on extensive research supported by scores of interviews with fans, SOL examines why we love the home team — even when they break our hearts year after year, season after season, and down by down.

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