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 The Score 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.

People walk past burning cars during riots in the streets of Baltimore. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Baseball’s Not Important In Baltimore Right Now

The trouble in Baltimore deserves our attention right now.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2015

The White Sox and Royals engage in a benches-clearing brawl. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Baffoe: A Brawl Is The Most Exciting Thing About The White Sox

What moves us regarding this White Sox team early in the season? Just a brawl?

CBS Chicago–04/24/2015

Doug Buffone. (670 The Score)

Baffoe: Everyone Knew Doug Buffone

Doug was royalty and the Everyman all at once.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2015

Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Story Of Kris(Bryant)mas

Great expectations surround Kris Bryant.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2015

Nashville Predators fans. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Blackhawks Need To Crush The Childish Predators

The Predators are in full-blown psycho-spoiled-baby-brat mode.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2015

Charles Tillman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Charles Tillman’s Departure Is More Satisfactory Than Sad

Tillman has given Chicago everything he had.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2015

Jose Abreu, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Your Guide To Baseball Panic, One Game In

If we’ve learned anything, the first game of 162 is a microcosm of all of them. Right?

CBS Chicago–04/07/2015

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bleachers, Kris Bryant Talk Deviate From Important Cubs Excitement

Come Sunday, we can turn out attention to what we cherish: meaningful baseball.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2015

Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: A Letter By Kris Bryant From Iowa

Bryant will be toiling in Iowa for several weeks until the big city beckons.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

Ray McDonald. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Ray McDonald & Defending The Family

We’re quick to use “innocent until proven guilty” to compartmentalize when rooting for our favorite athletes.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bulls’ Nikola Mirotic Is Randomness At Its Best

Who ever saw this coming?

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Jameis WInston. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jameis Winston Fitting In By Sitting Out NFL Draft

It’s just another look-the-other-way example in the NFL.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2015

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Savor Kris Bryant Instead of Whining

With the long term in view, there’s no sensible argument for Bryant making the Cubs roster out of spring training.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Baffoe: You Can Cry About Jay Cutler Or Choose To Laugh With Me

Cutler’s back as quarterback? OK, let’s roll with it as best we can.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015

Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Who Cares? Derrick Rose Does

There’s more than one way to look at Rose’s “Who cares?” line.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2015

Bulls guard E'Twaun Moore, left, celebrates with teammate Pau Gasol. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Try-Hard Bulls 2.0

Logic doesn’t apply to the try-hard, depleted Bulls. So just enjoy the show or whatever you want to call it.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2015

Minnie Minoso. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Minnie Minoso’s Exclusion Another Sorry Mark On The Hall Of Fame

Add up his entire baseball career, and Minoso is a Hall of Famer, writes Tim Baffoe.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2015

Bulls guard Derrick Rose, left. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Derrick Rose Situation Somehow Feels Positive

There’s no longer the funereal feel of Tuesday night. There’s hope.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2015

Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Everything Is Bad

Everything is immediately bad right now. Really bad in Chicago sports.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer, left, manager Joe Maddon, center, and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Forget 100+ Years With The New Cubs

The old Cubs have nothing to do with these new Cubs.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2015

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