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.

Blackhawks fans. (Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Blackhawks Hopefully Begin Journey Toward Better Respecting Female Fans

As a marquee team, the Blackhawks could set a standard for the entire NHL.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears’ Special Teams Are A Collective Failure

Blame them all — the players, Emery, Trestman and DeCamillis. It’s that ugly.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month in the NFL. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Baffoe: NFL Doesn’t Care About You, So Don’t Care About Its Pink

It’s your reminder that the NFL’s breast cancer awareness campaign is a lie.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Manny Ramirez. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let Manny Be The New Manny In Chicago

Manny Ramirez has worked wonders with the young Cubs hitters at Triple-A Iowa.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Paul Konerko celebrates after hitting a grand slam in the 2005 World Series. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Baffoe: You Didn’t Have To Be So Good, Paul Konerko

A high-moral, quietly cool hard-working guy? That’s not what players are about in this era.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett. (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Baffoe: What Are The Bears?

They’re like a child bouncing on a trampoline — fun with a dose of worry.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Brandon Marshall. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Sorry You’re Not Sorry, Brandon Marshall

Marshall’s press conference missed the mark Thursday, writes Tim Baffoe.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Bears cornerback Charles Tillman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: End Of Peanut Would Make The Bears Way Too Plain

Charles Tillman is one of a kind, and for that we cherish him.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears’ Season Isn’t Over … Unless They Lose Sunday

Keep the faith, but be ready to acknowledge the end could be near for the Bears.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Fire Roger Goodell

The Ray Rice debacle is just the latest of missteps by NFL commissioner Goodell.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Michigan coach Brady Hoke, eft, and Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Baffoe: End Of Notre Dame-Michigan Rivalry A Perfect NCAA Metaphor

Saturday’s game is the last on the docket between the Wolverines and Irish.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Stop Undermining Trestman, His Veterans

Marc Trestman has proved he knows how to handle his players.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2014

Browns receiver Josh Gordon. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Josh Gordon and NFL Individuality

Marijuana makes football feel less bad, but the The Shield won’t tolerate it.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2014

Javier Baez, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Finding Faith In A Very Watchable, Bad Cubs Team

It was June 26, 2012, when the rebirth began at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Mo'ne Davis has been a star of the Little League World Series. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Finding The Fun In The Little League World Series

It’s weird celebrating children like this, but so much of the cool stuff is organic.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2014

Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Real Offense In The Notre Dame Cheating Scandal

Curiously, the Irish get worked up about academic fraud but not death or sexual assault.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

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Baffoe: Issue Of Allowing Steubenville Rapist Back On Football Team A Teaching Moment

In looking at personally flawed athletes as objects, let’s not forget victims are humans.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2014

Bears reserve quarterback Jimmy Clausen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears No. 2 QB Situation Is Mighty Unsettling

The sight of Jimmy Clausen or Jordan Palmer can only strike fear in Bears fans.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2014

Adrian Wilson. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Baffoe: What To Absolutely Watch For In Bears-Eagles

Apparently, Adrian Wilson has everything and nothing to prove tonight.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2014

Cubs fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Emotional Crossroads Of The Cubs’ Plan Taking Shape

With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?

CBS Chicago–08/05/2014

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