Articles by Christina L. Rivers



No Picture

Has Mike Wallace Lost His \”Creds\”?

By Christina Rivers Credentials – that which entitles one to confidence, credit or authority; Evidence or testimonials concerning one\’s right to credit, confidence or authority (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). Creds – Credentials earned in life by experience. Credit given. (UrbanDictionary.com) We\’ve all been following the ongoing saga of receiver Mike Wallace\’s professional football career.  Some have been…


No Picture

Can I Get A Bigger Corner?

By Christina Rivers A decade of big-target receivers could change how teams choose and train their defensive backs.  Everyone talks about Larry Fitzgerald at 6\’3″ (218), and Calvin Johnson at 6\’5″ (236) isn\’t surprisingly named after one of the tallest Transformers (Megatron).  It isn\’t just their height that is imposing, but their athletic ability. …





No Picture

Tragedies, Players And The NFL

By Christina Rivers Is tragedy a larger issue for past NFL players than we ever dreamed was possible? The death of Junior Seau has uncovered a dark side of the retirement world post-professional football that would have Obi Wan shuddering. The sports world is abuzz with questions about how the…






No Picture

Throw Out Those \’Throwbacks\’

By Christina Rivers The Steelers organization revealed their 80th Anniversary \’throwback\’ jerseys on Tuesday much to the disdain of many Steelers fans.  The most common comment on social media site Facebook was that the uniforms, in 1934 and for the upcoming season, make the boys look like they are “on…