Tim Baffoe

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–24 hours ago

The Cubs celebrate Kris Bryant's walk-off homer that gave them a 2-1 win against the Indians. (Getty Images)

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

Chris Coghlan. (Getty Images)

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

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

Baffoe: Don’t Contribute To The Cult Of Patrick Kane

There remains a fair deal of panicky defensiveness in response to anything not slanted as pro-Kaner.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2015

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Baffoe: Patrick Kane Is Not Your Friend

Before defending Kane against a rape allegation, pause and consider everything.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2015

Raymond James Stadium. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: This Week In The NFL Being Stupid With Women

The Bucs have introduced their RED camapign — which stereotypes women and dumbs down football.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2015

Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The War On Alshon ‘Jeffries’

The only way to fix the pluralization of Alshon Jeffery’s name is to work together.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2015

Bears fans at Soldier Field. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Clandestine Bears Camp Is Fan-Condoned

In training camp, fans don’t really want the cold, harsh reality about the Bears just yet.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2015

Jen Welter. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Thing That Isn’t About Women Coaching Pro Men

Becky Hammon and Jen Welter are pioneers, and it’s good that there’s no sideshow involved.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2015

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Glass Half Full Of Starlin Castro

Castro’s been awful in 2015, but history suggests he’ll rebound.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2015

Edwin Jackson. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Sing The Song Of Edwin Jackson

Jackson is an unsung Cubs hero, even if you don’t realize it.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2015

Caitlyn Jenner at the ESPYs. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Caitlyn Jenner, Lauren Hill & Defining Courage

Courage comes in many different ways.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2015

Reds All-Star Todd Frazier, foreground, celebrates during the Home Run Derby that he won. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Baseball Actually Got Something Right

The Home Run Derby is cool again.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2015

The White Sox celebrate Adam Eaton's walk-off homer. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Wednesday Night Chicago Baseball Got Mixed Up

Divine intervention got confused Wednesday with the Cubs and the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2015

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant rounds the bases after hitting a homer. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Cubs Are Fine

The Cubs haven’t played their best but find themselves well above water.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2015

Brandon Saad. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Stan Bowman Cares Not About Your Brandon Saad Outrage

Bowman has proved stellar at making cold, calculated moves — embrace that instead of being angry.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2015

Bulls forward Bobby Portis. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Politics Of Getting Drafted

Social media has changed the game for kids thrust into the spotlight.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2015

Pete Rose in 1986. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Pete Rose, A-Rod & Laughing At The Joke

Our baseball sensitivities are full of double standards.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2015