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.

Bulls forward Bobby Portis. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Politics Of Getting Drafted

Social media has changed the game for kids thrust into the spotlight.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2015

Pete Rose in 1986. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Pete Rose, A-Rod & Laughing At The Joke

Our baseball sensitivities are full of double standards.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2015

Blackhawks fans cheer at a rally for the Stanley Cup champions at Soldier Field. (Marty Rosenbaum/CBS Chicago)

Baffoe: And Now The Chicago Sports Hangover

After an enthralling Blackhawks championship run, we must soon confront reality.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2015

Blackhawks stars Jonathan Toews, left, and Patrick Kane. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: In Blackhawks, Chicago Has Its Model Franchise

Change will surely come, but everything suggests the Blackhawks’ excellence will carry on.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2015

LeBron James cut his head when he crashed into a cameraman in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: MJ’s Flu Game Vs. LeBron’s Head Wound Game

Sports law says we must compare historical greats when they’re wounded.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2015

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: 3 Games Not Yet Enough To Show The Real Blackhawks

Panic about these Blackhawks? No way.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2015

Blackhawks fans. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: To A Blackhawks Fan Goes The Spoiling

We’re not taking this Blackhawks run for granted, but we have come to expect it.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2015

Lightning forward Steven Stamkos. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Your Guide To Irrationally Hating The Tampa Bay Lightning

The Stanley Cup Final starts Wednesday, and you’ll need to manufacture some sports hate.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2015

Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Tom Thibodeau, The Weird, Crazy, Unintentional Everyman

We can relate to Thibodeau and empathize with him.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2015

Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Apology George McCaskey Should Make But Won’t

McCaskey’s priorities are out of line, and it’s embarrassing.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2015

Paul Konerko takes the field for his last home game, in 2014. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Paul Konerko Number Retirement Brings Mixed Emotions

A great one will be honored — and we’ll be reminded how much we want another World Series in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

(Getty Images)

Baffoe: In Praise Of The Blackhawks’ Game 2 MVP

The iron stood tall for the Blackhawks on Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2015

Tom Thibodeau.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Tragedy Of Tom Thibodeau

The end appears near for the Thibodeau-Bulls marriage.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2015

Derrick Rose goes up for a shot against LeBron James.  (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Wake Up — Of Course The NBA Is Fixed

Everyone is out to get the Bulls this postseason.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2015

Bulls big man Joakim Noah goes up for a shot. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: David Blatt Distracts From Bulls’ Ineptitude

The Cavs are begging to be finished off. The Bulls haven’t been able to do that yet.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Deflategate Deflates Our Brains

Perhaps we care too much about this topic.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2015

Derrick Rose. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: With A Retro Derrick Rose, Bulls Better Than Cavs

Chicago sent a message in a Game 1 win at Cleveland.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler, left, and forward Taj Gibson congratulate each other. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Bulls Smell Blood

Chicago was impressive in its desire to destroy Milwaukee in Game 6.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2015

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

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