The 2016 NFL season is officially five weeks in; it is time to take a look at the five biggest takeaways from the season, thus far, and examine them. Several learning points existed throughout the first five weeks, but the following five presented the most eye-opening reactions from fans around the country.
The Chicago Cubs are the best team in Major League Baseball. This was the expectation coming into the season and the Cubs lived up to the hype. Chicago became the first team in 2016 to clinch their division, winning the National League Central for the first time since the 2008 season, and secured home-field advantage for the 2016 postseason. All eyes now focus toward a deep playoff run in October as the Cubs prepare to end the longest championship drought in baseball history.