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.
Hazing and its nastiness is often learned and passed down under the guise of tradition.
Sports figures are shapers of culture, and there’s great value in them speaking their minds.
If your team isn’t going to be good, root for chaos. It’s at least entertaining.
Renteria has been charged with driving this rickety jalopy while it gradually gets a makeover.
Politics sure is certainly sport, so it also seems logical that the sports world would be absorbed into the blob of obfuscation.
Sammy Sosa needed us to need him to be happy, and we all were for a time. Those days are long gone.
President Obama understood well Cubs fans’ shared history of pain, hope and jubilance.
The new league it touting three important anti-NCAA aspects: freedom, training and cash.
With Barack Obama’s exit, the White House is losing a piece of us as Chicago sports fans.
The Bulls can’t make up their mind on what to do, so why should anyone be confident moving forward?
On Monday, broadcasters in two separate games spoke up on issues they’re clearly too tone deaf on right now to engage in.
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.