Baffoe: This Is That Cubs 'Sustained Success' ThingNow comes the getting used to every offseason and trade deadline involving the Cubs paying up for established talent to fine tune the rest of the roster.
Baffoe: White Sox Had To Trade Chris Sale To Get HappyThat new feeling you have about the White Sox? The reassuring feeling of there being a plan -- a process -- in place.
Baffoe: Bud Selig's Hall Of Fame Election Highlights A Double StandardYou can’t reward the kingpin and in good faith shut out the dutiful players who did the legwork of hitting all those dingers in the steroid era.
Baffoe: Hey Bears, Please Lose To The 49ersThe shininess of the on-field product isn’t the issue in Chicago anymore, but this game is crazy important.
Baffoe: White Sox Tilting At Windmills Is UnfortunateThe White Sox continue to get in their own way, when there's no need or end game in doing so.
Baffoe: Penn State Is Remarkable But Not RedeemingPenn State is unique in that there is no amount of football good that can ever negate or move on from the horrible enabled by football.
Baffoe: Why Is Brian Kelly Still Notre Dame's Head Coach?On top of bigger black marks under his tenure, Kelly's Notre Dame program is now facing NCAA violations for academic misconduct.
Baffoe: The Bears At Least Let Us Lie To OurselvesWhen all seemed lost, the Bears responded with an actual football game.
Baffoe: Assessing Donald Trump’s Future Sports Presidential Medal Of Freedom NomineesThere are some figures in the sporting world who have yet to be recognized with such a high honor.
Baffoe: Really, Bears, We're Not Mad -- Just Continually DisappointedThe offense looks lost, the defense is just meh and the coaches can't explain anything, game plan or inspire the players.
Baffoe: If You Wanted Less Politically Vocal Sports Figures, Wrong ElectionSports are always political, and there's no reason for athletes and coaches to #sticktosports.
Baffoe: So The Bulls Are A ThingThe Bulls are relevant if not consistent, which is at least ... something.