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.

Baffoe: Something In The Nothing Of Willson Contreras-Yadier Molina Comments

Ever since the Cubs won a championship, there’s a different feel to petty feuds.

670 The Score–14 hours ago

Baffoe: Bulls’ Niko Mirotic Wants, Earns A Trade

If the likely happens and Mirotic is traded, there will be a “good for him” feel to his exit.

670 The Score–01/17/2018

Baffoe: ‘Moving Forward’ On Sammy Sosa Issue Isn’t So Much About Sosa

The Cubs have never seemed to acknowledge that Sosa’s time with the team produced far more positives than perceived slights since.

670 The Score–01/15/2018

Baffoe: Cubs Signing Jake Arrieta Would Feel Good, But Would It Be Good?

The heart wants what the heart wants, caring not for the advanced metrics.

670 The Score–01/12/2018

Baffoe: Come In, Matt Nagy

Hopes, dreams and wishes — every Bears fan has them. Can Nagy unlock them?

670 The Score–01/10/2018

Baffoe: The Odd Respect Of Corey Crawford’s Absence

Respect for Crawford is unfortunately at its highest when he’s not around.

670 The Score–01/08/2018

Baffoe: White Sox’s Trade For Relievers Isn’t Exciting, But It’s Good

Rick Hahn isn’t making high-profile moves but is nonetheless making shrewd decisions with the future in mind.

670 The Score–01/05/2018

Baffoe: Brian Urlacher As Hall Of Fame Finalist Highlights Difference In Bears, Then And Now

The Urlacher-led Bears always had an identity and respect across the game. Now? Not so much.

670 The Score–01/03/2018

Baffoe: Now What, Bears?

The onus is on general manager Ryan Pace, someone who has yet to gain much trust in three years in Chicago.

670 The Score–01/01/2018

Baffoe: Empathy In The New Year

It’s worth looking ahead to 2018 with a renewed perspective.

670 The Score–12/29/2017

Baffoe: End Of John Fox Era No Cause For Celebration

There will still be problems for the Bears after the expected firing of Fox next week.

670 The Score–12/27/2017

Baffoe: Root For The Cleveland Browns On Sunday

The Bears losing to the Browns would be great fodder for sardonic sad sacks, to say nothing of helping the draft slot.

670 The Score–12/22/2017

Baffoe: Bulls’ Nikola Mirotic Is Winning

Mirotic now gives zero bleeps about anything but torching anyone in his way.

670 The Score–12/20/2017

Baffoe: Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson Will Be Punished By Getting A Billion Dollars

Rich guys like Richardson don’t actually lose.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2017

Baffoe: Devin Hester Is What A Hall Of Fame Should Be

The most special of athletes seem to have a knack for tweaking the space-time continuum. Hester had that knack.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2017

Baffoe: Golf Finally Shuts Up Narcs

Golf hall monitors are the worst of sports fans.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2017

Baffoe: Mike Mitchell Has A Point, And That’s A Problem

The mixed messages the NFL keeps sending regarding big — and often illegal — hits make the entire issue all the more confusing.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2017

Baffoe: LaVar Ball Wins A Non-Story

There’s method to Ball’s madness, like a prayer of an off-balance shot going in and the shooter saying he called it.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2017

Baffoe: The Great Awkwardness Of The Nikola Mirotic Return

Bobby Portis drank Mirotic’s milkshake and regrets nothing. Where’s that leave the Bulls?

CBS Chicago–12/01/2017

Baffoe: Why Dismiss Vic Fangio From Future Consideration?

As the Bears look long term, it doesn’t make sense to overlook a smart coach who’s well-respected in the locker room.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2017

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