Articles by: Amanda Christovich

CHRISTOVICH: NFL Restrictions on Celebrations Spoil Fun

CHRISTOVICH: NFL Restrictions on Celebrations Spoil Fun

Football fans and salsa dancers alike lamented Monday when news broke that the New York Giants released wide receiver Victor Cruz after seven seasons with the franchise. Cruz’s position on the depth chart this season dropped due to low offensive production. His new positioning on the depth chart not only[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH: Edelman’s Super Bowl Catch More Than Just Luck

CHRISTOVICH: Edelman’s Super Bowl Catch More Than Just Luck

After weeks of agonizingly mediocre and predictable football, Super Bowl LI rewarded us with what many are calling the greatest Super Bowl ever. We were graced with the largest comeback and the first overtime in Super Bowl history, as well as two-point conversions, an onside kick attempt and more than[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH:  Brady, Ryan Comparisons to Jeter Lacks Merit

CHRISTOVICH: Brady, Ryan Comparisons to Jeter Lacks Merit

In the week leading up to Super Bowl LI, one strange similarity has surfaced that exists between the two Super Bowl quarterbacks: both have been compared to former Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter. A New York Post article compared Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s many championships, model wife, loyal fan base and[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 2 comments Sports, Sports - Top

CHRISTOVICH: Drunk Fan, Owner Make Up for Boring Postseason

They have arrived: the two weeks between the NFC/AFC Championship week and the Super Bowl when the only football to watch is the Pro Bowl — two weeks of analyzing every possible outcome of the Super Bowl. So, how should we best fill this long, drawn-out period in which the[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

CHRISTOVICH: NFL Postseason Lacks Excitement

After carefully scrutinizing almost every angle of the NFL playoffs, I have come to one disturbing conclusion: This year, the playoffs are boring. Do not get me wrong — the last 2.5 minutes of the Packers-Cowboys game on Sunday evening was one riveting moment since the end of Week 17.[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH: Kickers Deserve More Respect

CHRISTOVICH: Kickers Deserve More Respect

Consider the field goal kicker. He stands on the sidelines for most of the game, attempting desperately to keep warm. His best friends are the water cooler and the kicking net. And when the kicker finally reaches the field, it is often to perform one of the most nerve-wracking jobs[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top

CHRISTOVICH: Romo, Keenum Fade With Dignity

The head coach of the Los Angeles Rams, Jeff Fisher, announced on Tuesday that the elusive Jared Goff will finally start in Week 11, and that former quarterback Case Keenum is now officially benched. After weeks of frustration and multiple sports columns expressing doubts about Fisher’s quarterback decisions — mine[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH: Cubs Break Curse, Win Sloppy Game 7

CHRISTOVICH: Cubs Break Curse, Win Sloppy Game 7

No one ever thought that one of the greatest games in baseball history would be this sloppy. Imperfections, errors and nerves defined the 10-inning, almost five-hourlong World Series Game 7. There were just as many Little League mistakes as unimaginably timely plays. And while the Cubs’ narrative bore the weight[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH: Underdog Tag Overused

CHRISTOVICH: Underdog Tag Overused

Cubs and Indians fans might have some soul-searching to do in the next week. On Wednesday night, the Cubs tied up the World Series at one game apiece after an impressive 5-1 victory. Similar to the breakout performance of last Wednesday, the Cubs’ stellar postseason play reminded everyone of how[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH: Rizzo Breaks Postseason Slump

CHRISTOVICH: Rizzo Breaks Postseason Slump

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is in a slump. At least, he was until Wednesday night. The All-Star was swinging for the fences and missing terribly. As of Wednesday morning, he was hitting .077, a measly 2-of-26,  in this year’s postseason play. This made the second postseason in a[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized