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: Chris Sale Is Forever Branded A Baby

Sale’s latest blow-up was unfair to management, teammates, staffers and fans.

670 The Score–07/25/2016

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Baffoe: The Case For Charles Tillman Being A Hall Of Famer

Tillman is the only player in NFL history with at least 35 interceptions and 40 forced fumbles in his career.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2016

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Baffoe: An Oral History Of The Bulls’ Summer League Championship

It’s an inside look at how the Bulls’ comeback came about in the Summer League title game.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2016

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Baffoe: Pick A Direction, White Sox, But Do It Now

There’s nothing admirable or gritty about the 2016 White Sox dying of atrophy.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2016

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Baffoe: Wake Up! Sports Are Back

A few days of not having my head on a swivel jumping at every transaction rumor out there was very welcome.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2016

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Baffoe: Appreciating What Sports Figures Are Going To Say About Police Shootings

Sports are already a commentary on society, and athletes’ voices carry great weight.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2016

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Baffoe: The Glass Half Empty View On Cubs All-Stars

The Cubs are in need of some rest. Instead, they’ll be the leading figures in the All-Star Game.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2016

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Baffoe: Thank You, Bulls

The Bulls seemed doomed to be boring. Then the front office and its beautiful lies kicked down that door of ennui.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2016

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Baffoe: Breaking Down The Terrible Paterno Letter From Former Penn State Players

Some with Happy Valley ties still just don’t get it.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2016

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Baffoe: Kevin Durant Shows LeBron James Is Still Winning

Ever a successful professional, James is now also a sympathetic figure in comparison to the villainous Warriors.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2016

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Baffoe: Caitlyn Jenner, Vince Wilfork, Sports Bodies & The Anti-Status Quo

We can celebrate the chipping away at the status quo in the sports we love.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2016

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Baffoe: May I Get Political On Donald Trump’s Sports-Related Endorsements?

As questionable endorsements for Trump line up from sports figures, we’re reminded you can’t separate sports and politics.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2016

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Baffoe: Buddy Ryan Was The Soul Of The ’85 Bears

If bombastic personalities like Ditka and McMahon were the sizzle of the 1985 Bears, Ryan and his defense were the steak.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2016

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Baffoe: Derrick Rose’s Chicago Ending Brings Mixed Emotions

Rose’s story was multi-layered, with so many highs and so many lows.

670 The Score–06/23/2016

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Baffoe: The Cubs Are Bad, Vol. I

Base-runners thrown out, an ace posing naked, caffeine-laced rookies? All worries for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2016

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Baffoe: The Cleveland Cavaliers, The Witnessing & The Release

Sunday night was affirmation for us all. We witnessed greatness. We were all released.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2016

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Baffoe: Hey, Sports, Stop Being Silent About Guns

Sports fans love herd mentality and often take marching orders from the teams and players for whom they cheer.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2016

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Baffoe: Cubs Had A Great 1st Day Of The 2016 MLB Draft

A lack of any first-day picks means you’re probably winning on the field and previously on the spreadsheets.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2016

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Baffoe: James Shields Doesn’t Much Matter With Robin Ventura’s Decisions

The blatant dismissal of in-game odds we see repeatedly from a managerial standpoint is confounding.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2016

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Baffoe: You Don’t Own Muhammad Ali

We never got used to the real Ali, because we to this day have never grown used to that way of thinking.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2016

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