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Wild Card

Is Donald Trump the Wild Card That Ends the Current Political Stalemate?

Said Elias Dawlabani | Posted 08.11.2015 | Entertainment
Said Elias Dawlabani

Is this what it's like to have an executive decision maker from the private sector run for political office? Into this Republican chaos enters Donald Trump, system disruptor extraordinaire who will accelerate the demise of Republican politics as we know them and help stabilize a new system.

NFL's Wild Card Weekend Schedule Set

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.29.2014 | Sports

NFL fans, mark your calendars: All of the spots in the 2015 NFL Playoffs have been locked up and the schedule is set for Wild Card Weekend. While t...

Sport and Society for Arete-Baseball

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.10.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

The playoffs opened September 30 with the Wild Card Game in the American League where the Kansas City Royals showed up as the surprise guest and host. Over and over again came the reminders that the Royals had not been in post-season play since 1985 when they won the World Series.

Wild Stat of the Week: Why the Mariners Will Win the Pennant

Andrew Wild | Posted 10.27.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

Don't look now, but the third-place Mariners might be the best bet to represent the AL in the World Series this year. Lame duck commissioner Bud Selig's parting gift to baseball, the second wild-card spot, might hold the path to Seattle's first appearance in the Fall Classic.

What We Learned From Wild Card Sunday

Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Wilson, a dark horse for Rookie of the Year, controlled the tempo with mostly sound decisions through the air and another 67 yards on the ground, showing that the read-option duo of him and Pro Bowl running back Marshawn Lynch is as good as advertised. Lynch, for the 11th time this season, topped the 100-yard mark, including a fantastic go-ahead 27-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter

LIVE: Redskins vs. Seahawks

Posted 01.06.2013 | Sports

To paraphrase Jon Landau, the NFL saw quarterbacking future in 2012 and its name is RG3.. and Russell Wilson. These dual-threat rookie quarterback...

NFC Wild Card Preview: Washington Redskins vs. Seattle Seahawks

Hank Koebler | Posted 03.08.2013 | Sports
Hank Koebler

The Redskins' offense has been a powerhouse at times this season, but the unit opens the playoffs against the defense perhaps best suited to stop it. And the Redskins' defense is at its worst when defending against the type of things the Seahawks are capable of doing best.

AFC Wild Card Preview: Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts

Hank Koebler | Posted 03.08.2013 | Sports
Hank Koebler

Ray Lewis' swan song postseason starts off with a battle of the wits against Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. Both players have a tremendous ability to read the opponent's alignments before the snap. Whichever can fool the other most often will give their unit a major advantage.

LIVE: Wild Card Sunday

Posted 01.06.2013 | Sports

The Chuckstrong Colts' playoff debut, the "last ride" of Ray Lewis or the rookie quarterback showdown in the Beltway? Take your pick but Day 2 of Wild...

Key Colts-Ravens Matchup

Posted 01.06.2013 | Sports

By Mike Wilkening, Pro Football Weekly Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Colts-Ravens wild-card game:  Colts special teams vs. Ravens RS Ja...

A Surprise Starter For Vikings?

Posted 01.05.2013 | Sports

There is zero doubt about who will be the most important player in the Minnesota Vikings' backfield when they take the field against the Green Bay Pac...

LIVE: NFL Wild Card Weekend

Posted 01.05.2013 | Sports

Here were are again. As was the case last year, the Wild Card Weekend in the NFL playoffs begins in Houston with the Texans hosting the Bengals. Th...

NFL Wild Card Weekend Primer

Posted 01.04.2013 | Sports

By Eric Edholm, Pro Football Weekly Typically, Wild-card Weekend is a dud with one great game. Steelers-Broncos was an instant classic a year ago, ...

LIVE: Cardinals vs. Braves

Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

National League Wild Card Game Atlanta Braves (94-68) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (88-74) Turner Field, Atlanta 5:07 p.m. EST TBS For the seco...

Tebow Saves Broncos Wild Card by Tebowing 3:16

Michael Conniff | Posted 03.10.2012 | Denver
Michael Conniff

Tim Tebow is the best evidence yet of the existence of his very own Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. No question, as jocks like to say with microphones in their mugs. Most definitely.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 11.26.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Ladies and gentlemen, your first place undefeated Buffalo Bills. That's right. After knocking off New England they sit atop the AFC East. Who would have thunk it?

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 11.23.2011 | New York
Len Berman

So are you stoked up about the climax to golf's FedEx Cup? Funny, I haven't heard one sports fan say to me, "Hey, who do you like in the FedEx?"

Playoff Picture: National League

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.21.2011 | Sports

Around 9:00 pm EST on Tuesday night, it looked as if the clock was already striking midnight for the St. Louis Cardinals. The Atlanta Braves, who ...

An Excerpt From My New Book: Wild Card: The Promise & Peril Of Sarah Palin

Mark Joseph | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics
Mark Joseph

Rather than trashing her, I found it more interesting and compelling to try to understand Palin based on where she's been and what she's done, and why she inspires such passion, both pro and con.

Wild Card Losses: Four Cities' Newspapers React

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

The NFL playoffs kicked off this past weekend, and some perennial favorites have already headed home. Here's what they're saying in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Indianapolis, and Kansas City.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

At Texas Tech the coach has banned all of his players from tweeting after one of his linebackers tweeted that the coach was late for a meeting. Doesn't the First Amendment guarantee freedom of tweech?

Falcons Owner & Home Depot Founder Speaks

Graham Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Graham Bensinger

Bensinger: Your reaction when you first heard the rumors about Michael Vick being linked to dog fighting. Arthur Blank: I didn't believe it. I had no reason to believe it.