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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.

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Who’s Been Naughty And Nice In Chicago Sports This Year?

Ho, ho, ho! Baffoe Claus here. I’m way better than Ditka Claus because I don’t smell like cigars, I haven’t been compromised by endorsement commitments (yet), and children are genuinely happy when I show up to their homes bearing gifts (pizza is the greatest gift of all; wine for children, not so much).

670 The Score–12/24/2013

Marc Trestman.  (Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Trestman May Be Forced To Gamble Sunday

Bears fans have come to know their first-year coach is one who is willing to take risks.

670 The Score–12/20/2013

Ryan Freel.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images.)

Baffoe: Ryan Freel & The Hurt Of Hustle

When you see one of these great hustle plays from now on just know what you’re clapping it up for.

670 The Score–12/17/2013

Jay Cutler.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: You’re Going To Hate-Watch Jay Cutler On Sunday

The absolute undeniable fact that Cutler is the better quarterback and athlete than McCown is one thing, but you need to feel good, dontcha?

670 The Score–12/13/2013

Mike Ditka. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Great Moments In Ditka History

While a lot of focus was on some more popular clips of Ditka the player and Ditka the coach, I feel much of the true Ditka was not highlighted enough Monday

670 The Score–12/10/2013

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: A Heisman Snub Won’t Define Lynch

That trophy doesn’t change Lynch’s fantastic stats or his team’s accomplishments, the latter of which I’m fairly confident hold more importance to a guy like Lynch.

670 The Score–12/06/2013

Paul Konerko.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Baffoe: There Should Not Be Another Chapter In the Konerko Book

Unfortunately, this son of the South Side also rises.

670 The Score–12/04/2013

Derrick Rose. (Credit: Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let’s Mock Stupid Reactions To Derrick Rose’s Injury

Derrick Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee and will miss the remainder of the 2013-2014 season. It’s unfortunate and sucky and awful and disappointing and frustrating and gut-punching.

670 The Score–11/26/2013

Marc Trestman.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Marc Trestman Is The Anti-Coach

Such candidness and volume of response is not supposed to happen from an NFL coach.

670 The Score–11/20/2013

Matt Barnes. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Understanding Why Some People Don’t Get To Use Slurs

Take this as a reminding sign next to your proverbial teleprompter, if you will, and save yourself the risk of some very big headaches and maybe even an epiphany in the future. You’ll thank me.

670 The Score–11/15/2013

Mike Ditka. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Mike Ditka Is A Tower Of Stupid

Ditka is binary, obtuse and a caricature.

670 The Score–11/13/2013

Richie Incognito (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Should Incognito Play Another Game In The NFL?

I’d be a hypocrite if I called for Incognito to be denied work in a trade that he has skill for.

670 The Score–11/08/2013

Richie Incognito. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Richie Incognito Is A Creation Of Others

And why doesn’t Richie Incognito like himself? Why is he obviously such a screwed up individual?

670 The Score–11/05/2013

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Baffoe: What’s It Like Having A Groin Injury Like Cutler’s?

Tim Baffoe did some crowdsourcing to get an idea of exactly what Cutler is dealing with.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2013

Derrick Rose.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Season Opener Is Not Indicative Of Bulls

The glass is half full today, Bulls fans.

670 The Score–10/30/2013

Marian Hossa lays on the ice after getting hit by Raffi Torres. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Join Me In Waiting For An Illegal Hit To Kill A Pro Athlete

It’s inevitably going to happen. One of these days a player is going to die because of an illegal hit.

670 The Score–10/25/2013

Brett Favre, Jay Cutler and Tim Tebow. (Credit: Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let’s Mock People Considering The Bears Getting Favre Or Tebow

So come along and let’s point and laugh at some of these precious souls who actually verbalized their assumptions or desires for the Chicago Bears to sign either Brett Favre or Tim Tebow.

670 The Score–10/22/2013

Washington Redskins. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Helping You Defend Using The Washington Football Team Name

Being a sports fan is illogical. But then there is the really illogical of sports illogical.

670 The Score–10/18/2013

Steve Bartman interferes with Moises Alou. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Baffoe: I Am At Peace With 2003

That time that the worst sporting experience of your life made you a better sports fan.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2013

Robbie Gould.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Robbie Gould’s Leg And Rick Reilly’s Foot (In Mouth)

Thursday night Robbie Gould tied the NFL record held by Minnesota Viking Blair Walsh for most consecutive makes from 50+.

670 The Score–10/11/2013

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