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: Normalization Of Sports Over Dehumanization Brings Lake Zurich Scandal

Hazing and its nastiness is often learned and passed down under the guise of tradition.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2017

Baffoe: Keep Talking Politics, Sports World

Sports figures are shapers of culture, and there’s great value in them speaking their minds.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2017

Baffoe: Bulls Are Chaos — Sweet, Sweet Chaos

If your team isn’t going to be good, root for chaos. It’s at least entertaining.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2017

Baffoe: Cheers, Rick Renteria

Renteria has been charged with driving this rickety jalopy while it gradually gets a makeover.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2017

Baffoe: Alternate Facts Of The Chicago Sports World

Politics sure is certainly sport, so it also seems logical that the sports world would be absorbed into the blob of obfuscation.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2017

Baffoe: The Tragedy Of Sammy Sosa

Sammy Sosa needed us to need him to be happy, and we all were for a time. Those days are long gone.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2017

Baffoe: I Found My Joy During The Cubs’ White House Celebration

President Obama understood well Cubs fans’ shared history of pain, hope and jubilance.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2017

Baffoe: New Football League At Least Tries To Right NCAA Wrongs

The new league it touting three important anti-NCAA aspects: freedom, training and cash.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2017

Baffoe: Goodbye, President Superfan

With Barack Obama’s exit, the White House is losing a piece of us as Chicago sports fans.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2017

Baffoe: Jimmy Butler Trade Rumors Don’t Move Me

The Bulls can’t make up their mind on what to do, so why should anyone be confident moving forward?

CBS Chicago–01/06/2017

Baffoe: Time For Broadcasters To Get More Responsible Talking Sports Scandals

On Monday, broadcasters in two separate games spoke up on issues they’re clearly too tone deaf on right now to engage in.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2017

Baffoe: Forgive Me For Not Worrying About The Blackhawks’ New Salary Cap Issue

Forget about future problems. The Blackhawks just retained an elite player.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2016

Baffoe: ‘The Chicago Cubs Won The World Series’ & The Awfulness Of 2016

One of the greatest stories in sports history unfolded against the backdrop of an unexpected, too-often tragic and sad 2016.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2016

Baffoe: The Arguments Against Players Skipping College Bowls Are Bad

Football loyalists are beginning to see unpaid labor become further weaponized, and it terrifies them.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2016

Baffoe: Matt Barkley Is Fine, But Be Careful

We’ve seen this Bears Backup QB Experience movie before and know how it goes.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2016

Baffoe: Minnesota Golden Gopher Protest Is Ironic, Not Righteous

These Minnesota Golden Gopher players aren’t heroes for boycotting on behalf of football over alleged sexual assault.

670 The Score–12/16/2016

Baffoe: MLB Banning Misogynistic Hazing Is Decent, Logical

Accommodating the sensitivities of marginalized groups isn’t wussifying America.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2016

Baffoe: Oh, Hi, Tom Thibodeau

You look really tired for December, Thibs.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2016

Baffoe: This Is That Cubs ‘Sustained Success’ Thing

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.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2016

Baffoe: White Sox Had To Trade Chris Sale To Get Happy

That new feeling you have about the White Sox? The reassuring feeling of there being a plan — a process — in place.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2016



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