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.

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Baffoe: The Cubs Are Bad, Vol. I

Base-runners thrown out, an ace posing naked, caffeine-laced rookies? All worries for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2016

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Baffoe: The Cleveland Cavaliers, The Witnessing & The Release

Sunday night was affirmation for us all. We witnessed greatness. We were all released.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2016

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Baffoe: Hey, Sports, Stop Being Silent About Guns

Sports fans love herd mentality and often take marching orders from the teams and players for whom they cheer.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2016

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Baffoe: Cubs Had A Great 1st Day Of The 2016 MLB Draft

A lack of any first-day picks means you’re probably winning on the field and previously on the spreadsheets.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2016

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Baffoe: James Shields Doesn’t Much Matter With Robin Ventura’s Decisions

The blatant dismissal of in-game odds we see repeatedly from a managerial standpoint is confounding.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2016

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Baffoe: You Don’t Own Muhammad Ali

We never got used to the real Ali, because we to this day have never grown used to that way of thinking.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2016

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Baffoe: Profiles In White Sox Heroism — Matt Albers

A downward-trending White Sox team needed a comical lift. Albers provided it Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2016

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Baffoe: Sooner Than Later, Fire Robin Ventura

What’s Ventura do to get his team playing better baseball?

CBS Chicago–05/31/2016

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Baffoe: Baylor’s Lies Are Our Lies

Time and again, we put sports above humanity, so we don’t have to lie to ourselves.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2016

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Baffoe: The Cubs ‘Slump’ & Bad Drugs

A lot of baseball standards haven’t quite fit these Cubs.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2016

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Baffoe: Yo, Ventura and Maddon, Make Sale-Arrieta Happen

Chicagoans and baseball fans everywhere deserve the matchup of the summer.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2016

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Baffoe: Profiles in Cubs Heroism — Travis Wood

It can’t always be about the famous names for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2016

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Baffoe: Pirates’ Saltiness Toward Cubs Ascends To New, Puzzling Heights

“I don’t really think they’re the best team in baseball,” Gerrit Cole said Sunday of the MLB-leading Cubs.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2016

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Baffoe: Cubs, Jake Arrieta Owe Each Other Nothing

When discussing Arrieta’s contract that expires with the Cubs after 2017, remember that this is a business.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2016

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Baffoe: The List Of Chicago Baseball Things You Don’t Get To Complain About

Now isn’t a time to worry. It’s a time to enjoy great baseball.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2016

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Baffoe: I Can’t Deal With A Cubs-White Sox World Series

Chicago’s become the nexus of Major League Baseball in 2016. Will it last?

CBS Chicago–05/05/2016

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Baffoe: It’s Time To Stop Encouraging Fans To Blur, Cross The Lines

An athlete’s personal space needs to remain his personal space.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2016

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Baffoe: My Favorite Parts Of Day 1 Of The NFL Draft

You really can’t make this stuff up.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2016

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Baffoe: That Wasn’t The Blackhawks’ Script

The postseason exit at the hands of the Blues feels surreal, because that’s not how it usually goes down.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2016

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Baffoe: David Ross, A No-Hitter & Less vs. More

The presence of the well-respected Ross has a team-wide ripple effect.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2016



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