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.
Of what is a life without prospects?
It’s a new era of Cubs baseball, where they are now the team to beat, the team with the envious prize.
This feels like a six-win season coming in which what matters most is the backup quarterback’s development.
As the two teams face each other, a before and after picture of doing a rebuild right, there’s still a symbiosis present.
How do we reconcile everything that is O.J. Simpson?
Wednesday marks a day to be happy amid the series of demolitions going on with the rebuilding White Sox.
The Cubs have some of their swagger back after a strong start out of the All-Star break.
This is the two teams scratching each other’s backs in crucial times on both sides of town. How great is that?
In-game interviews provide nothing of substance, and the players don’t really seem to want to be a part of them.
The Cubs are massively underachieving, while the White Sox are playing ugly baseball and haven’t found their next big trade yet.
How will we look back on the panicky July conversations regarding these Cubs?
Anthony Young — who passed away Tuesday — was better than a bad stat of his, the MLB record for most consecutive losses.
Recent trends in digital media are quite troubling, and it’s taking a toll on quality journalism.
It’s hard to criticize the Bulls changing philosophy when we’ve been yelling for them to do so.
Hossa’s playing career is believed to be done, as he’ll miss the entire 2017-’18 season with a skin disorder.
Who knows what this is or what will happen, but the Bulls having meaningful trade talks signals that they know change is needed.
Having lost his mother in the Charleston shooting in 2015 and persevered, Singleton is a man who can validate a lot of the good in humanity.
The Bulls have no top-10 star, no short-term plan and also aren’t willing to blow it up. So where’s that leave them?
The Cubs seem to have learned from the negative feedback of the brief-but-reverberating Aroldis Chapman era.
Recent comments by Mike Schmidt and Jerry Remy on language barriers in baseball reflect the ignorance of too many.