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.
The Cubs have absorbed Cleveland’s best shots. Tonight, they’ll take one more and reign as champions.
Maddon did it his way in the Cubs’ 3-2 win on Sunday night that kept their season alive.
A bit of unwavering rivalry between White Sox and Cubs fans, illogical as it may be, feels like home to this lifelong South Sider.
“I have no concerns,” Joe Maddon says — and neither should you, the Cubs fan.
Bartman doesn’t want the attention, and our fascination with him is selfish on our part.
As the fan in you has become irrational at times, the Cubs have displayed their cool, calm demeanor.
The Cubs definitely need to bench Anthony Rizzo, talk about the pressure they’re facing and reference curses.
The Bears may or may not be bad with Cutler. But without him, we’re certain that they’re boring.
There’s not much of a hatability factor that accompanies the Dodgers, who are full of cool stories.
This game slew the giant of ignorance.
Pro tip: Resist the urge to be that guy and bring up old, meaningless narratives.
Everything that was supposed to happen happened. The Cubs are healthy and as well-positioned as possible.
Brian Hoyer and Rick Renteria aren’t inspiring but also aren’t the troubles for the Bears and White Sox, respectively.
Only the White Sox could turn a passive villain in this cancerous season into a bit of a folk hero all of a sudden.
Some bring us joy for decades, others are a fireworks display that have us grasping at echoes.
Sports is innately and forever political.
It’s not like we’re smart enough to just stop watching the Bears, right?
Football might be a seasonal sport, but its ability off the field to be vile is evergreen.
The conversation regarding players’ stands against social injustices is getting more productive, little by little.
Forget the serious causes for concern. The Bears are going 9-7.