2. To make an otherwise thrilling, significant or unusual event seem pedestrian and dull, especially in a sports context.
"Dammit, the kicker just got Nantzed."
2. "And that 71-yard, game-winning field goal just capped off an impressive 65-point comeback win for the Miami Dolphins over the New England Patriots. How about that? And how about a new episode of Cold Case, tonight after we find out what's eating Andy Rooney on 60 Minutes."