Toronto made the biggest splash of the 2015 Trade Deadline, acquiring two impact players in Troy Tulowitzki and David Price (Photo Credit: Tom Sczcerbowski/Getty Images)
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How Added Wildcard Team Has Influenced MLB

Prior to the 2012 season, the MLB added an extra wildcard team, which expanded the postseason from eight to 10 teams. As a result, more teams than ever believe that they can contend for a championship, which has positively impacted the entire league.

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Adam Silver’s Next Challenge

The NBA received extremely stellar viewership numbers for the 2015 NBA Finals and just agreed to a lucrative TV deal well into next decade. Now, the players and the league must carry the momentum forward and do everything possible to avoid a possible lockout in two seasons.

Jim Harbaugh got run out of town after leading the San Francisco 49ers to three consecutive NFC Championship Appearances (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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Coaching – The Most Unforgiving Profession

Coaches like Jim Harbaugh and John Fox recently got fired despite a ridiculously successful track record. While success does not guarantee job security in coaching, many teams have repeatedly made significant mistakes by replacing successful coaches, which has set an extremely unhealthy trend in the entire industry.

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Student-Athlete or Athlete-Student?

As NCAA Power 5 conferences continue to rake in tens of millions of dollars annually in TV rights deals, student-athletes still receive almost no direct financial compensation. With millions of people tuning in to marquee events, are NCAA basketball and football players really student-athletes or just athletes?