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: 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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Baffoe: ‘The Chicago Cubs Won The World Series’ & The Awfulness Of 2016

One of the greatest stories in sports history unfolded against the backdrop of an unexpected, too-often tragic and sad 2016.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2016

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Baffoe: The Arguments Against Players Skipping College Bowls Are Bad

Football loyalists are beginning to see unpaid labor become further weaponized, and it terrifies them.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2016

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Baffoe: Matt Barkley Is Fine, But Be Careful

We’ve seen this Bears Backup QB Experience movie before and know how it goes.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2016

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Baffoe: Minnesota Golden Gopher Protest Is Ironic, Not Righteous

These Minnesota Golden Gopher players aren’t heroes for boycotting on behalf of football over alleged sexual assault.

670 The Score–12/16/2016

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Baffoe: MLB Banning Misogynistic Hazing Is Decent, Logical

Accommodating the sensitivities of marginalized groups isn’t wussifying America.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2016

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Baffoe: Oh, Hi, Tom Thibodeau

You look really tired for December, Thibs.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2016

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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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