Tim Baffoe

The Royals celebrate their trip to the World Series. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Baffoe: 2014 Royals Show How 2015 Cubs Might End Up

A larger mentality is shared by the front offices of the Royals and Cubs.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Marshall May Not Be The Leader You Want, But He’s The One You Got

It can’t get worse for Chicago, so what’s the worst that can happen with Brandon Marshall speaking up?

CBS Chicago–10/21/2014

Notre Dame fans. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: I’m Sorry That You’re A Notre Dame Fan This Weekend

Jameis Winston doesn’t receive much sympathy outside Tallahassee.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Even In Victory, Cutler Can’t Win In Eyes Of Many

Why is there a segment issuing so many backhanded compliments to Jay Cutler?

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

Blackhawks fans. (Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Blackhawks Hopefully Begin Journey Toward Better Respecting Female Fans

As a marquee team, the Blackhawks could set a standard for the entire NHL.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears’ Special Teams Are A Collective Failure

Blame them all — the players, Emery, Trestman and DeCamillis. It’s that ugly.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month in the NFL. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Baffoe: NFL Doesn’t Care About You, So Don’t Care About Its Pink

It’s your reminder that the NFL’s breast cancer awareness campaign is a lie.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Manny Ramirez. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let Manny Be The New Manny In Chicago

Manny Ramirez has worked wonders with the young Cubs hitters at Triple-A Iowa.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

Paul Konerko celebrates after hitting a grand slam in the 2005 World Series. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Baffoe: You Didn’t Have To Be So Good, Paul Konerko

A high-moral, quietly cool hard-working guy? That’s not what players are about in this era.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett. (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Baffoe: What Are The Bears?

They’re like a child bouncing on a trampoline — fun with a dose of worry.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Brandon Marshall. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Sorry You’re Not Sorry, Brandon Marshall

Marshall’s press conference missed the mark Thursday, writes Tim Baffoe.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Bears cornerback Charles Tillman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: End Of Peanut Would Make The Bears Way Too Plain

Charles Tillman is one of a kind, and for that we cherish him.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears’ Season Isn’t Over … Unless They Lose Sunday

Keep the faith, but be ready to acknowledge the end could be near for the Bears.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Fire Roger Goodell

The Ray Rice debacle is just the latest of missteps by NFL commissioner Goodell.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Michigan coach Brady Hoke, eft, and Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Baffoe: End Of Notre Dame-Michigan Rivalry A Perfect NCAA Metaphor

Saturday’s game is the last on the docket between the Wolverines and Irish.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Stop Undermining Trestman, His Veterans

Marc Trestman has proved he knows how to handle his players.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2014

Browns receiver Josh Gordon. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Josh Gordon and NFL Individuality

Marijuana makes football feel less bad, but the The Shield won’t tolerate it.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2014

Mo'ne Davis has been a star of the Little League World Series. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Finding The Fun In The Little League World Series

It’s weird celebrating children like this, but so much of the cool stuff is organic.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2014

Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Real Offense In The Notre Dame Cheating Scandal

Curiously, the Irish get worked up about academic fraud but not death or sexual assault.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

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Baffoe: Issue Of Allowing Steubenville Rapist Back On Football Team A Teaching Moment

In looking at personally flawed athletes as objects, let’s not forget victims are humans.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2014

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