The time Mike Ilitch killed Arena Football in Detroit
Pro football has a storied tradition in Detroit, with the Lions being one of the most fabled NFL teams, though having little to no success over the past 50 years.
Others might think of the Michigan Panthers of the USFL, who captured a title in their brief run in the Motor City.
But there was another, often forgotten franchise that has won just as many titles as the Lions, and all of them within the last 30 years.
I am of course talking about the Detroit Drive of the Arena Football League.
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