Tim Baffoe

The White Sox and Royals engage in a benches-clearing brawl. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Baffoe: A Brawl Is The Most Exciting Thing About The White Sox

What moves us regarding this White Sox team early in the season? Just a brawl?

CBS Chicago–04/24/2015

Doug Buffone. (670 The Score)

Baffoe: Everyone Knew Doug Buffone

Doug was royalty and the Everyman all at once.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2015

Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Story Of Kris(Bryant)mas

Great expectations surround Kris Bryant.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2015

Nashville Predators fans. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Blackhawks Need To Crush The Childish Predators

The Predators are in full-blown psycho-spoiled-baby-brat mode.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2015

Charles Tillman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Charles Tillman’s Departure Is More Satisfactory Than Sad

Tillman has given Chicago everything he had.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2015

Jose Abreu, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Your Guide To Baseball Panic, One Game In

If we’ve learned anything, the first game of 162 is a microcosm of all of them. Right?

CBS Chicago–04/07/2015

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bleachers, Kris Bryant Talk Deviate From Important Cubs Excitement

Come Sunday, we can turn out attention to what we cherish: meaningful baseball.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2015

Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: A Letter By Kris Bryant From Iowa

Bryant will be toiling in Iowa for several weeks until the big city beckons.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

Ray McDonald. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Ray McDonald & Defending The Family

We’re quick to use “innocent until proven guilty” to compartmentalize when rooting for our favorite athletes.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bulls’ Nikola Mirotic Is Randomness At Its Best

Who ever saw this coming?

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Jameis WInston. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jameis Winston Fitting In By Sitting Out NFL Draft

It’s just another look-the-other-way example in the NFL.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2015

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Savor Kris Bryant Instead of Whining

With the long term in view, there’s no sensible argument for Bryant making the Cubs roster out of spring training.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Baffoe: You Can Cry About Jay Cutler Or Choose To Laugh With Me

Cutler’s back as quarterback? OK, let’s roll with it as best we can.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015

Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Who Cares? Derrick Rose Does

There’s more than one way to look at Rose’s “Who cares?” line.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2015

Bulls guard E'Twaun Moore, left, celebrates with teammate Pau Gasol. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Try-Hard Bulls 2.0

Logic doesn’t apply to the try-hard, depleted Bulls. So just enjoy the show or whatever you want to call it.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2015

Minnie Minoso. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Minnie Minoso’s Exclusion Another Sorry Mark On The Hall Of Fame

Add up his entire baseball career, and Minoso is a Hall of Famer, writes Tim Baffoe.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2015

Bulls guard Derrick Rose, left. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Derrick Rose Situation Somehow Feels Positive

There’s no longer the funereal feel of Tuesday night. There’s hope.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2015

Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Everything Is Bad

Everything is immediately bad right now. Really bad in Chicago sports.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer, left, manager Joe Maddon, center, and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Forget 100+ Years With The New Cubs

The old Cubs have nothing to do with these new Cubs.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2015

Bears general manager Ryan Pace. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Ryan Pace’s Experience Of Watching 2014 Bears Game Tape

Consuming 2014 Bears film can be hazardous, but Pace set out to do it.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2015

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