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.
The key to a new nickname is self-deprecation in a fan base.
Rick Hahn recently said the current plan isn’t working. Williams now says the White Sox “will get it together.”
The Bears covered the spread, had positive comments and Jeremy Langford had a Payton-like run.
If you aren’t part of the privileged, you’re only perceived as much American as you conform to the comfort of the status quo.
Don’t let anyone tell you the preseason doesn’t count.
Why does La Stella think this drama can easily be dropped if the Cubs recall him?
Tebow and the White Sox deserve each other. We the spectators sure as hell deserve such dark comedy.
When do swipes at Cutler and piling on him get old? When are we past this tired national joke?
Do the White Sox even have an organizational philosophy right now?
Learning can happen if someone makes the choice to want to learn. Will Chapman learn from his past wrongs?
Sale’s latest blow-up was unfair to management, teammates, staffers and fans.
Tillman is the only player in NFL history with at least 35 interceptions and 40 forced fumbles in his career.
It’s an inside look at how the Bulls’ comeback came about in the Summer League title game.
There’s nothing admirable or gritty about the 2016 White Sox dying of atrophy.
A few days of not having my head on a swivel jumping at every transaction rumor out there was very welcome.
Sports are already a commentary on society, and athletes’ voices carry great weight.
The Cubs are in need of some rest. Instead, they’ll be the leading figures in the All-Star Game.
The Bulls seemed doomed to be boring. Then the front office and its beautiful lies kicked down that door of ennui.
Some with Happy Valley ties still just don’t get it.
Ever a successful professional, James is now also a sympathetic figure in comparison to the villainous Warriors.