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: This Is That Cubs ‘Sustained Success’ Thing

Now 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.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2016

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Baffoe: White Sox Had To Trade Chris Sale To Get Happy

That new feeling you have about the White Sox? The reassuring feeling of there being a plan — a process — in place.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2016

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Baffoe: Bud Selig’s Hall Of Fame Election Highlights A Double Standard

You 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.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2016

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Baffoe: Hey Bears, Please Lose To The 49ers

The shininess of the on-field product isn’t the issue in Chicago anymore, but this game is crazy important.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2016

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Baffoe: White Sox Tilting At Windmills Is Unfortunate

The White Sox continue to get in their own way, when there’s no need or end game in doing so.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2016

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Baffoe: Penn State Is Remarkable But Not Redeeming

Penn 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.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2016

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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.

670 The Score–11/22/2016

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Baffoe: The Bears At Least Let Us Lie To Ourselves

When all seemed lost, the Bears responded with an actual football game.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2016

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Baffoe: Assessing Donald Trump’s Future Sports Presidential Medal Of Freedom Nominees

There are some figures in the sporting world who have yet to be recognized with such a high honor.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2016

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Baffoe: Really, Bears, We’re Not Mad — Just Continually Disappointed

The offense looks lost, the defense is just meh and the coaches can’t explain anything, game plan or inspire the players.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2016

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Baffoe: If You Wanted Less Politically Vocal Sports Figures, Wrong Election

Sports are always political, and there’s no reason for athletes and coaches to #sticktosports.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2016

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Baffoe: So The Bulls Are A Thing

The Bulls are relevant if not consistent, which is at least … something.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2016

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Baffoe: Thank You, Cubs

It’s a new day. Cubs fans who kept the faith have been rewarded.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2016

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Baffoe: It Ends Tonight With A Cubs World Series Win

The Cubs have absorbed Cleveland’s best shots. Tonight, they’ll take one more and reign as champions.

670 The Score–11/02/2016

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Baffoe: Game 5 Was A Joe Maddon Victory

Maddon did it his way in the Cubs’ 3-2 win on Sunday night that kept their season alive.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2016

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Baffoe: Cubs Bring Good Vibes To The South Side, Too

A bit of unwavering rivalry between White Sox and Cubs fans, illogical as it may be, feels like home to this lifelong South Sider.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2016

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Baffoe: Everything Cubs Is Fine, 3.0

“I have no concerns,” Joe Maddon says — and neither should you, the Cubs fan.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2016

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Baffoe: Leave Steve Bartman Alone

Bartman doesn’t want the attention, and our fascination with him is selfish on our part.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2016

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Baffoe: This Is The Weekend The Cubs Go To The World Series

As the fan in you has become irrational at times, the Cubs have displayed their cool, calm demeanor.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2016

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Baffoe: A Cubs To-Do List To Save The Season

The Cubs definitely need to bench Anthony Rizzo, talk about the pressure they’re facing and reference curses.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2016

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