Tim Baffoe

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Tim Baffoe

Tim Baffoe attended the University of Iowa before earning his degree from Governors State University and began blogging at 670thescore.com after winning the 2011 Pepsi Max Score Search. He enjoys writing things about stuff, but not so much stuff about things. When not writing for 670TheScore.com, Tim corrupts America’s youth as a high school English teacher and provides a great service to his South Side community delivering pizzas (please tip him and his colleagues well). You can follow Tim on Twitter @TimBaffoe, but please don’t follow him in real life. He grew up in Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood and currently lives in Mt. Greenwood.

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Baffoe: Sports & The Persistent Anti-Intellectual

Amid a renaissance, there remains a responsibility.

CBS Chicago–17 hours ago

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Baffoe: Only The Bulls Could Lose A Trade They Weren’t Involved In

The Kings’ trade of DeMarcus Cousins will almost certainly prevent the Bulls from getting an extra first-round pick this year.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2017

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Baffoe: White Sox Rebuild May Be Painful, But It Also Brings Relief

A White Sox rebuild may be boring and painful, but it’s refreshing to not be in drama-filled win-now mode.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2017

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Baffoe: I Don’t Know What To Feel This Cubs Spring Training, Which Is OK

As a Cubs fan, what’s there to be bothered about now and into this regular season?

CBS Chicago–02/14/2017

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Baffoe: At Least The Charles Oakley Incident Stuck To Sports, Right?

On Wednesday at Madison Square Garden, one man used his privileges at the expense of someone without those privileges.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2017

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Baffoe: The Bulls Don’t Respect You

Ponder this question: What do John Paxson and Gar Forman do well?

CBS Chicago–02/08/2017

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Baffoe: We’ve Had It Too Good In The Last Year Of Championship Games

Hopefully, our recent spoils won’t be taxed too much moving forward.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2017

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Baffoe: I Have A Problem With Shea McClellin In The Super Bowl

The Bears’ former first-round pick, McClellin is playing for the Super Bowl with the Patriots.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2017

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Baffoe: Normalization Of Sports Over Dehumanization Brings Lake Zurich Scandal

Hazing and its nastiness is often learned and passed down under the guise of tradition.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2017

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Baffoe: Keep Talking Politics, Sports World

Sports figures are shapers of culture, and there’s great value in them speaking their minds.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2017

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Baffoe: Bulls Are Chaos — Sweet, Sweet Chaos

If your team isn’t going to be good, root for chaos. It’s at least entertaining.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2017

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Baffoe: Cheers, Rick Renteria

Renteria has been charged with driving this rickety jalopy while it gradually gets a makeover.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2017

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Baffoe: Alternate Facts Of The Chicago Sports World

Politics sure is certainly sport, so it also seems logical that the sports world would be absorbed into the blob of obfuscation.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2017

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Baffoe: The Tragedy Of Sammy Sosa

Sammy Sosa needed us to need him to be happy, and we all were for a time. Those days are long gone.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2017

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Baffoe: I Found My Joy During The Cubs’ White House Celebration

President Obama understood well Cubs fans’ shared history of pain, hope and jubilance.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2017

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Baffoe: New Football League At Least Tries To Right NCAA Wrongs

The new league it touting three important anti-NCAA aspects: freedom, training and cash.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2017

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Baffoe: Goodbye, President Superfan

With Barack Obama’s exit, the White House is losing a piece of us as Chicago sports fans.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2017

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Baffoe: Jimmy Butler Trade Rumors Don’t Move Me

The Bulls can’t make up their mind on what to do, so why should anyone be confident moving forward?

CBS Chicago–01/06/2017

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Baffoe: Time For Broadcasters To Get More Responsible Talking Sports Scandals

On Monday, broadcasters in two separate games spoke up on issues they’re clearly too tone deaf on right now to engage in.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2017

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Baffoe: Forgive Me For Not Worrying About The Blackhawks’ New Salary Cap Issue

Forget about future problems. The Blackhawks just retained an elite player.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2016

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