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.
The presence of the well-respected Ross has a team-wide ripple effect.
While the NHL investigates Shaw’s alleged homophobic slur, the Hawks should be proactive and suspend him for Game 5.
It’s about serious business and the long game now.
The NFL cut the Bears a break, so just hear me out before you hang up.
The White Sox have long been on point regarding the fan experience of their organization.
The modern-day Warriors take nothing away from the 1995-’96 Bulls.
We need Crying Jordan, maybe if only to cry for us.
For the Cubs, these expectations are going to be the new normal.
The Bulls moving on from Butler is vague speculation right now, but it shouldn’t be dismissed outright.
Kicking Ross to the curb with his expiring contract would get little pushback and at least send a small message.
Shadiness abounds in one half of the Final Four bracket.
Those in too deep to quit the Bulls can only hope the season ends as soon as possible.
A baseball clubhouse is as insulated as any place, and it doesn’t reflect reality.
Coaches don’t get to survive epidemics.
The White Sox suddenly have a blessing on their hands, as it pertains to baseball in 2016.
What the case was never — nor is it today — was indicative of a problem in the criminal justice system.
Being dismissive of expression is poor teaching and form.
Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman isn’t messing around anymore.
This is simply what the Blackhawks do — gut a roster, contend, retool and then coalesce late in the season.
Asking for humanity from athletes — such as true expression on Twitter — means to also ask for flaws.