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.
Forget about future problems. The Blackhawks just retained an elite player.
One of the greatest stories in sports history unfolded against the backdrop of an unexpected, too-often tragic and sad 2016.
Football loyalists are beginning to see unpaid labor become further weaponized, and it terrifies them.
We’ve seen this Bears Backup QB Experience movie before and know how it goes.
These Minnesota Golden Gopher players aren’t heroes for boycotting on behalf of football over alleged sexual assault.
Accommodating the sensitivities of marginalized groups isn’t wussifying America.
You look really tired for December, Thibs.
Now comes the getting used to every offseason and trade deadline involving the Cubs paying up for established talent to fine tune the rest of the roster.
That new feeling you have about the White Sox? The reassuring feeling of there being a plan — a process — in place.
You can’t reward the kingpin and in good faith shut out the dutiful players who did the legwork of hitting all those dingers in the steroid era.
The shininess of the on-field product isn’t the issue in Chicago anymore, but this game is crazy important.
The White Sox continue to get in their own way, when there’s no need or end game in doing so.
Penn State is unique in that there is no amount of football good that can ever negate or move on from the horrible enabled by football.
On top of bigger black marks under his tenure, Kelly’s Notre Dame program is now facing NCAA violations for academic misconduct.
When all seemed lost, the Bears responded with an actual football game.
There are some figures in the sporting world who have yet to be recognized with such a high honor.
The offense looks lost, the defense is just meh and the coaches can’t explain anything, game plan or inspire the players.
Sports are always political, and there’s no reason for athletes and coaches to #sticktosports.
The Bulls are relevant if not consistent, which is at least … something.
It’s a new day. Cubs fans who kept the faith have been rewarded.