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: Super Hasty Cubs-White Sox Trade Reaction — Everything Is Awesome

This is the two teams scratching each other’s backs in crucial times on both sides of town. How great is that?

CBS Chicago–07/13/2017

Baffoe: All-Star Game In-Game Interviews Were Uncomfortable

In-game interviews provide nothing of substance, and the players don’t really seem to want to be a part of them.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2017

Baffoe: Let’s Act Like The 1st Half Of 2017 Chicago Baseball Didn’t Happen

The Cubs are massively underachieving, while the White Sox are playing ugly baseball and haven’t found their next big trade yet.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2017

Baffoe: The Cubs Aren’t Great, And Maybe That’s OK

How will we look back on the panicky July conversations regarding these Cubs?

CBS Chicago–07/07/2017

Baffoe: The Winning Of Anthony Young

Anthony Young — who passed away Tuesday — was better than a bad stat of his, the MLB record for most consecutive losses.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2017

Baffoe: Recent Online Sports Media Changes Are Troubling

Recent trends in digital media are quite troubling, and it’s taking a toll on quality journalism.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2017

Baffoe: Time To Embrace The Suck Of The Bulls

It’s hard to criticize the Bulls changing philosophy when we’ve been yelling for them to do so.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2017

Baffoe: Marian Hossa’s Hockey Ending A Reminder That Sports Can Be So Cruel

Hossa’s playing career is believed to be done, as he’ll miss the entire 2017-’18 season with a skin disorder.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2017

Baffoe: Hooray, The Bulls Are Maybe Trying … Something

Who knows what this is or what will happen, but the Bulls having meaningful trade talks signals that they know change is needed.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2017

Baffoe: Chris Singleton Is More Than A Mid-Round Draft Pick

Having lost his mother in the Charleston shooting in 2015 and persevered, Singleton is a man who can validate a lot of the good in humanity.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2017

Baffoe: NBA Finals Magnify How Far Away Bulls Are

The Bulls have no top-10 star, no short-term plan and also aren’t willing to blow it up. So where’s that leave them?

CBS Chicago–06/13/2017

Baffoe: Cubs’ Handling Of Addison Russell Situation So Far Shows Progress

The Cubs seem to have learned from the negative feedback of the brief-but-reverberating Aroldis Chapman era.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2017

Baffoe: Fear Of A Baseball Spider

Recent comments by Mike Schmidt and Jerry Remy on language barriers in baseball reflect the ignorance of too many.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2017

Baffoe: Maybe The Cubs Are Just Fine

We who consume the game get caught up in those loud anomalies, but 162 games always tells the true story.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2017

Baffoe: We Should Miss Hawk Harrelson When He Leaves

Hawk is a character, and baseball needs characters.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2017

Baffoe: What’s Sadder Than Tiger Woods Is Taking Pleasure In His Fall

We have a collective lust for witnessing the downfall of celebrities, as Woods’ personal struggles show.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2017

Baffoe: 2020 Cubs-White Sox World Series Preview

After years of waiting and watching rebuilds, Chicago finally has its Red Line Series in 2020.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2017

Baffoe: NFL Relaxing Celebration Rules Is Kind Of Progress — Hooray?

Creative touchdown celebrations and fat linemen dancing are what we should all live for.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2017

Baffoe: Cubs’ Success Forever Soaked In Lies

After the Brewers accused the Cubs of rainout shenanigans, who knows what’s on the up-and-up at Wrigley Field anymore?

CBS Chicago–05/22/2017

Baffoe: Roger Ailes’ Awful Legacy Exists In Sports Media

We’re amid an almost irreparable fever swamp media soaked toxically in fearmongering and cognitive dissonance — all of it started by Ailes.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2017

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