Actual horse racing journalists on political ‘horse race journalism’

Black and white image labeled "Lawn, Belmont" showing a fence and hedge in the foreground, men wearing dress staw hats standing around, horse track stands behind them topped with flags

A Poynter story takes a step back and considers the term used negatively to describe play-by-play style coverage of political campaigns and elections: how the comparison does and does not fit—and what it can reveal

The great Jim Cornelison sang the National Anthem before Saturday’s Chicago Fire win

“The Star-Spangled Banner” performed by the Chicago Blackhawks’ longtime anthem singer Jim Cornelison, with the UIC Police Honor Guard presenting the colors, before the Chicago Fire’s Major League Soccer regular season match day seven 2-1 win against the Houston Dynamo, “Chicago Sports Night,” Saturday night, April 6, 2024, at Soldier Field in Chicago