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The Detroit Lions have an automobile titan backing the team

The National Football League’s Detroit Lions are backed by a hefty name in the auto industry. Its ownership rooster includes Sheila Ford Hamp, Martha Ford Morse, William Clay Ford, Jr., Elizabeth Ford Kontulis and Martha Firestone Ford. In other words, the Ford family.  The team has been owned by members of the Ford family since 1963 when William Clay Ford Sr. bought majority ownership of…