The Chicago Cubs Go to the White House: Sports and the Roots of Community

I'm only just now watching the televised part of the Cubs' recent visit to the White House. I remarked on this before, but it is especially significant that the Cubs were hosted by our nation's first African-American president – and first president from Illinois since a tall, lanky, downstater named Abraham Lincoln – on the … Continue reading The Chicago Cubs Go to the White House: Sports and the Roots of Community