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: Tim Tebow, Chicago White Sox Outfielder

Tebow and the White Sox deserve each other. We the spectators sure as hell deserve such dark comedy.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2016

Baffoe: Football Season Is Back Because Bashing Jay Cutler Is Back

When do swipes at Cutler and piling on him get old? When are we past this tired national joke?

CBS Chicago–08/04/2016

Baffoe: White Sox Fans Deserve Some Apology For 2016

Do the White Sox even have an organizational philosophy right now?

CBS Chicago–08/02/2016

Baffoe: Aroldis Chapman & The Capacity For Change

Learning can happen if someone makes the choice to want to learn. Will Chapman learn from his past wrongs?

CBS Chicago–07/26/2016

Baffoe: Chris Sale Is Forever Branded A Baby

Sale’s latest blow-up was unfair to management, teammates, staffers and fans.

670 The Score–07/25/2016

Baffoe: The Case For Charles Tillman Being A Hall Of Famer

Tillman is the only player in NFL history with at least 35 interceptions and 40 forced fumbles in his career.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2016

Baffoe: An Oral History Of The Bulls’ Summer League Championship

It’s an inside look at how the Bulls’ comeback came about in the Summer League title game.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2016

Baffoe: Pick A Direction, White Sox, But Do It Now

There’s nothing admirable or gritty about the 2016 White Sox dying of atrophy.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2016

Baffoe: Wake Up! Sports Are Back

A few days of not having my head on a swivel jumping at every transaction rumor out there was very welcome.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2016

Baffoe: Appreciating What Sports Figures Are Going To Say About Police Shootings

Sports are already a commentary on society, and athletes’ voices carry great weight.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2016

Baffoe: The Glass Half Empty View On Cubs All-Stars

The Cubs are in need of some rest. Instead, they’ll be the leading figures in the All-Star Game.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2016

Baffoe: Thank You, Bulls

The Bulls seemed doomed to be boring. Then the front office and its beautiful lies kicked down that door of ennui.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2016

Baffoe: Breaking Down The Terrible Paterno Letter From Former Penn State Players

Some with Happy Valley ties still just don’t get it.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2016

Baffoe: Kevin Durant Shows LeBron James Is Still Winning

Ever a successful professional, James is now also a sympathetic figure in comparison to the villainous Warriors.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2016

Baffoe: Caitlyn Jenner, Vince Wilfork, Sports Bodies & The Anti-Status Quo

We can celebrate the chipping away at the status quo in the sports we love.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2016

Baffoe: May I Get Political On Donald Trump’s Sports-Related Endorsements?

As questionable endorsements for Trump line up from sports figures, we’re reminded you can’t separate sports and politics.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2016

Baffoe: Buddy Ryan Was The Soul Of The ’85 Bears

If bombastic personalities like Ditka and McMahon were the sizzle of the 1985 Bears, Ryan and his defense were the steak.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2016

Baffoe: Derrick Rose’s Chicago Ending Brings Mixed Emotions

Rose’s story was multi-layered, with so many highs and so many lows.

670 The Score–06/23/2016

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

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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