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This is a map from The Blaze that shows what NFL team dominates your region by county. This map shows America says fuck the New York Jets because they didn’t win even one county.

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Sports will have a role in any renaissance. The motto “The city that can’t pay its bills, but can play ball” isn’t exactly what you want to see on Welcome to Detroit signs. But it speaks to how a city clamoring for anything positive can use its valuable sports identity as a means for reminding everyone that Detroit won’t timidly crawl into a corner and fade from existence.

How Rob Gronkowski’s Dad Raised America’s First Family of Jocks

The New England Patriots’s tight end is a cult figure in his own right, but there’s four more Brothers Gronk where he came from. In this excerpt from the new edition of photographer Bruce Weber’s annual cultural survey, All-American, patriarch Gordy Gronkowski explains his family ethos.