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Interesting question. The BCS has been plagueing college football for quite some time and the NCAA, among many others have finally have brought up the new College Football Playoff system to try and resolve the former's well documented criticisms. The
The game is generally played at the site of the team holding the home advantage across the series. The nature of a best-of-seven series requires that the series be tied at 3 games apiece going into Game Seven, such that either team can take the serie
2014 and 2006 both had 89 games played in them, based on a cursory scrape of Wikipedia (which is much harder than it should be, btw; some significant editing is needed for consistency!). Those are the two largest number of games played; however, pre
According to the NBA section of this Investopedia article, each season there is a "playoff kitty" which is divvied up amongst the various teams dependent on performance, from which the teams can choose how to distribute amongst players. Here's the ex
The Baseball-Reference. com Batting Game Finder has data going back to 1903. To get the list of pitchers who have hit home runs in the postseason, make the following setting changes on that page: select "Find Players with Most Matching Games in Multi
Jeff Long (chair), Barry Alvarez, Mike Gould, Pat Haden, Tom Jernstedt, Oliver Luck, Archie Manning, Tom Osborne, Dan Radakovich, Condoleezza Rice, Mike Tranghese, Steve Wieberg and Tyrone Willingham. Those are the people on the selection committee.
This was actually a fairly tough on to dig up. As you mention in your question, the East and West swapped back and forth, and until 1985 the AL and NL were in sync. However something happened in 1985
The National Football League playoffs for the 2015 season began on January 9, 2016. The postseason tournament concluded with Super Bowl 50, on February 7, when the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Califo
Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images The NFL may have more parity than any other professional sports league in the world. This is due to a myriad of factors such as the hard salary cap the league has in place, teams having the ability to sign All-Pro caliber pl
The 2005–06 NBA season was the 60th season of the National Basketball Association. It began on November 1, 2005 and ran through April 19, 2006. The Miami Heat were crowned NBA champions, defeating the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals, 4–2