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CHRISTOVICH | MLB Must Adjust Start Times of Playoff Games

CHRISTOVICH | MLB Must Adjust Start Times of Playoff Games

Somewhere between the Milwaukee Brewers’ star reliever Josh Hader’s pitching out of a jam in the eighth inning and the start of the bottom of the ninth during Tuesday night’s National League Championship Series Game 4, I got up to take a shower. “Where are you going?” one roommate asked.[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH | Tanking Endangers MLB’s Future

CHRISTOVICH | Tanking Endangers MLB’s Future

Major League Baseball’s efforts to make to make the game exciting by implementing new pace of play rules, tweeting videos of players celebrating home runs, and showcasing new rookie phenom Shohei Ohtani cannot distract fans from an unfortunate fact. Many MLB teams are doing the number one thing that will[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SWANSON | Bold Predictions for the 2018 MLB Season

SWANSON | Bold Predictions for the 2018 MLB Season

As the calendar turns to April, baseball is back. Fans were treated to a superb Opening Day last Thursday, which featured games from 26 MLB teams. After the inaugural weekend, it is time for some bold predictions about the future of the upcoming season. 1. The Washington Nationals will have[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
CHRISTOVICH | In MLB Spring Training, Evaluate Players, Not Teams

CHRISTOVICH | In MLB Spring Training, Evaluate Players, Not Teams

Quick! What was the spring training record of the 2017 World Series Champions Houston Astros? Who had the best spring training record last season? If these two questions have adequately stumped you, whether you are a casual or rabid baseball fan, you are not alone. Evaluating spring training performance certainly[Read More…]

by March 22, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
CHRISTOVICH | MLB’s Frozen Free Agency Not Owners’ Fault

CHRISTOVICH | MLB’s Frozen Free Agency Not Owners’ Fault

The Northeast wasn’t the only thing to freeze over this winter. Pitchers and catchers officially reported for spring training this Wednesday amid a free agency scandal, fierce accusations of collusion and the most frigid offseason market in MLB history. While the rest of the sports world was enveloped in the[Read More…]

by February 15, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
SCHLARP: Baseball’s Wild Card Round Delegitimizes the Regular Season

SCHLARP: Baseball’s Wild Card Round Delegitimizes the Regular Season

October: the month where baseball legends are made and champions crowned. Playoffs begin, and the great players step up or crumble under pressure. October is the pinnacle of a 162-game marathon of a season that sees itself drag through the scorching dog days of summer. Since 2012, the MLB playoff[Read More…]

by October 11, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAAB: Nats Bear DC’s Playoff Hopes

RAAB: Nats Bear DC’s Playoff Hopes

As a city with many high-quality sports teams, Washington, D.C., is synonymous with regular season success followed by an early postseason exit. Having not won a major sports championship since 1991, the city has experienced heartbreak for the last 25 years. Winning the NL East for the third time in[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH: Baseball Mourns Young Star’s Life

CHRISTOVICH: Baseball Mourns Young Star’s Life

Take his baseball career out of the equation and José Fernandez’s story was a tragedy. At age 15, Fernandez made a dangerous boat ride to the U.S. in a fourth attempt to defect from Cuba. During that boat ride, he rescued his own mother, who had fallen out of the[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MAY: Pros Enter Political Arena

MAY: Pros Enter Political Arena

Kevin Johnson played for 12 years in the NBA as a point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns. He now serves as the mayor of Sacramento and has made the news for one of the wilder political incidents this year. A man unhappy with Johnson’s work as mayor[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH: Baseball’s Innocence is Overrated

CHRISTOVICH: Baseball’s Innocence is Overrated

Baseball follows the ancient Code of Hammurabi. Hammurabi’s Code, discovered in 1901 by archeologists, is one of the oldest known law codes and was written to govern ancient Babylon. The term “an eye for an eye” comes from this Code — in ancient Babylon, justice was retaliation rather than prison.[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top