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.

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Baffoe: Deep Breath, Cubs Fans — All Is Not Lost

Hovering somewhere between frustration and panic is understandable right now, but keep your perspective.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2015

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Baffoe: 7 Previous Games, 1969 Mean Nothing For Cubs-Mets

Ready yourself for the narratives that don’t matter.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2015

Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler is doused with sunflower seeds by teammates as they celebrate his two-run homer against the Cardinals in Game 3 of the NLDS. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: No Reason To Worry About These Cool Cubs

The Cubs’ bats just kept going and going and going, rendering everything else moot.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2015

The Cubs celebrate after beating the Pirates in the NL wild-card game. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: For Cubs Fans, Now Comes The Pleasure Of The Unpleasantness

Cubs-Cardinals is going to be delicious schadenfreude, and it’s going to be fun.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2015

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, center. (Getty images)

Baffoe: Jay Cutler Won A Football Game

With Cutler, the Bears have an ugly car that nonetheless is still running. Without him? Don’t even think about it.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2015

Cubs infielder Starlin Castro, left, and first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Clapping It Up For Starlin Castro

Castro’s demeanor and play have been exceptional since his August demotion.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2015

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch stiff-arms Bears cornerback Alan Ball. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears/Seahawks — A Diary Of Madness

A fun drinking game during Bears games: try not to drink.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2015

Cubs outfielders, from left, Kyle Schwarber, Dexter Fowler and Chris Denorfia celebrate a win. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Hello, Cubs Nervousness, My Old Friend

A playoff spot is nearly clinched. The one-game playoff will be sudden, happy terrifying fun.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2015

Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald stiff-arms Bears safety Antrel Rolle. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Good To Know Now The Bears Season Is Gone

Be thankful the tire fire is blatant now and not a gradual disaster realized around midseason.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Deal With Patrick Kane

The Blackhawks are reaping the ugliness of what they sowed.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2015

Bears running back Matt Forte. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: No More Stupid Looks On Faces Of Bears, Fans

Matt Forte’s words Sunday were meaningful.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2015

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is tackled by Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Rooting For Total Bears Badness In 2015

7-9 or 8-8 doesn’t help the future, writes Tim Baffoe.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2015

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Grading The 2015 Score Fantasy Football Draft

Tim Baffoe doesn’t hold back in assessing 670 The Score’s fantasy football draft.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2015

Jay Cutler. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Death Of The Jay Cutler Leadership Narrative

Cutler’s leadership or lack thereof isn’t going to matter in what will be a rebuilding season.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2015

Jake Arrieta, center, and the Cubs sport the onesies that they wore on the road trip home from Los Angeles. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Favorable Jake Arrieta

Arrieta always seem to come through when the Cubs — and you, the fan — need him to.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2015

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is tackled by Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Dear Bears, Thanks For Everything! Sincerely, The NFC North

From afar, the Bears’ division mates continue to be amused by the dumpster fire.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2015

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Baffoe: If You Hate Fun, You Hate The Cubs

The Cubs enjoy winning too much to be stoic about it.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2015

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Baffoe: In Praise Of Chris Coghlan

The Cubs didn’t need a new flavor in Ben Zobrist or Chase Utley. They have a good one in Coghlan.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2015

James Harrison. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Adults In Youth Sports Are The Worst

Fun in youth sports is nearing extinction.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2015

White Sox third baseman Tyler Saladino tags out Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Cubs-White Sox Is Unconventionally Interesting Again

Individual team situations are intersecting at an important time this weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2015



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