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.

Wrigley Field. (Getty images)

Baffoe: Chicago Baseball Is Beautiful And Unfair

Before the rainbow, there must be rain. And it’s raining right now on Chicago baseball.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2014

Brian Urlacher. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Urlacher Has A Misguided Definition Of Loyalty

Brian Urlacher’s indifference toward being honored by the Bears says a lot.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2014

Dan Snyder. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Daniel Snyder Wrote Another Awful Letter

Snyder’s support of a charity is to deflect attention from Washington’s offensive football nickname.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2014

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Baffoe: Ranking The Best Days On The Sports Calendar

The first Thursday of the NCAA Tournament is great, but is it the best day on the sports calendar?

CBS Chicago–03/21/2014

Doug McDermott. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: My Terrible Bracket Will Help You Win Your Office Pool

Let these picks “un-guide” you in your quest to win your NCAA Tournament.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2014

Rick Reilly. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jay Mariotti Wrongly Thinks Sportswriting Is Dead Because Rick Reilly Is Leaving It

Rick Reilly chose not to adapt, and the Darwinian genre has spoken.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Jonathan Martin. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jonathan Martin Trade Shows Progress, True Toughness For NFL

Jonathan Martin is wanted in an NFL locker room, while it appears Richie Incognito is not.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

Brian Urlacher. (Jonathan Daniel/Allsport/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Urlacher Puts Grudge Ahead Of Basic Business With Hester Comments

Clearly not over his divorce with the Bears, Brian Urlacher is displaying his immaturity.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2014

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: It’s Pointless To Be Deaf To Loud Analytics

Sports analytic supporters aren’t sapping fun from our games. They’re bringing more passion.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

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Baffoe: Suggestions For The New Governors State Mascot

This Governors State alum is thrilled to finally have a college athletic team to root for.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2014

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Baffoe: NFL’s ‘Progressive’ Race Stance Is About The Color Green

With money on the NFL’s mind, there’s a double standard with the proposed N-word rule.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2014

Violet Palmer. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Female Sports Official Problem

Women are being boxed out of officiating major American sports, and that needs to change.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

Blaine Gabbert. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: I Took The Stupid Wonderlic Test

Tim Baffoe can only look inward after failing to outscore Blaine Gabbert on the Wonderlic test.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

Richie Incognito. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Please, Don’t Forget Last Week

Don’t let what’s uncomfortable simply be a disposable thought. Think about what’s important.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2014

Marcus Smart. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: When Is The Fan The Thug?

In no other work environment do we allow harassment like we do at sporting events.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2014

Michael Sam. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let’s Mock Stupid Reactions To Michael Sam

Some people are as ignorant as ever in their social media responses to Michael Sam coming out.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

The Leopard, one of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics mascots, is presented during the opening ceremony at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Schadenfreude Is Drawing Me To Watch The Olympics

Will the Sochi craziness bring even more people to watch the Olympics?

CBS Chicago–02/07/2014

Kain Colter. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of National Signing Day

The opportunity provided by a scholarship is great, but the objectification of kids isn’t.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2014

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Baffoe: The Case For Making Super Bowl Monday A National Holiday

We celebrate the Super Bowl like little else, so why isn’t the following Monday a holiday?

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

Russell Wilson. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: By The Way, Russell Wilson Is A Super Bowl QB

There’s a reason so many are overlooking Russell Wilson leading up to the big game.

670 The Score–01/31/2014

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