CHICAGO — I was listening to Pod Save America on Spotify a few days ago while out on my daily walk, strolling past house after house of Buffalo Grove’s version of suburban paradise. One of the show’s hosts said something along the lines of “political races are now covered like sports journalism,” which intrigued me curious and had me thinking. Two of my favorite topics of discussion to talk about amongst my peers, colleagues, classmates, and family are sports and politics.
CHICAGO — Let’s pretend for a second that everything is as usual. It is July 3, a day before the United States celebrates its establishment as a country for the 244th consecutive year. We are in the dead heat of baseball season, a week before the all star break. The NFL preseason is a mere one month away and the NBA finals ended a month ago, with in all likelihood a fourth championship for Lebron James, this time on the Lakers. The NHL had, per usual, an incredible playoffs f