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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

Bears reserve quarterback Jimmy Clausen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears No. 2 QB Situation Is Mighty Unsettling

The sight of Jimmy Clausen or Jordan Palmer can only strike fear in Bears fans.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2014

Adrian Wilson. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Baffoe: What To Absolutely Watch For In Bears-Eagles

Apparently, Adrian Wilson has everything and nothing to prove tonight.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2014

Cubs fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Emotional Crossroads Of The Cubs’ Plan Taking Shape

With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?

CBS Chicago–08/05/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, left, and Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Latest Bulls-Rose Development Raises Important Questions Moving Forward

It’s not about the rift between Rose and the Bulls. It’s about the impact on the court.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2014

Ray Rice, left, and Dan Snyder. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: What Are The Ravens And Washington NFL Team Doing?

Silence can be golden sometimes.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

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

Baffoe: The Power And Responsibility Of Roger Goodell

Goodell is only responsible to the dollar, not the human being.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman directs his team at mini-camp in May. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Absolutely Most Important Things To Pay Attention To In Bears Camp

Forget X’s and O’s. Are Trestman and Emery robots? And what happens without Mannelly?

CBS Chicago–07/25/2014

Darwin Barney. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Goodbye To Barney Another Goodbye To Hendry

Darwin Barney’s exit, unceremonious as it is, is a watershed for Cubdom.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

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