With this new system, the odds are completely in favor of the division winners and completely against the wildcard team. But somehow, both wildcard teams have made it to the World Series in the second year of this new system.
Almost since the last election ended in 2012, poor Hillary Clinton hasn't gotten a break from the press about her possible 2016 presidential campaign.
Scotland and Catalonia have had the strongest and most developed independence movements of all of the aforementioned movements. Because of this, for other separatists it seemed the time for secession was to come, only to be disappointed by Scotland's vote.
It is a common stereotype that Americans are ignorant of other cultures and countries. Start typing in Google, "Why are Americans…" and two of the suggestions are "so stupid" and "so ignorant."
A closer look at Solo's story raises questions. Not only about whether she should be suspended, and whether U.S. Soccer deserves blame, but about the media's treatment of Solo and Rice respectively. There are a few facts that most journalists, in condemning Solo and the USWNT, have failed to mention.
Regardless of the National Football League's (NFL) decision earlier this last week regarding Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's indefinite suspension, it is clear that the League's internal justice system is completely nonsensical.
The Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham has beheaded several Western journalist hostages in the past few weeks, but while these deaths are horrible and all lives should be valued, it's vital that we don't pay ISIS in exchange for hostages.
Clearly, these non-Wilson students shouldn't be able to play for a Wilson team, but it wasn't these students' fault. Instead, the football coach at Wilson High School should take responsibility for letting the students on the team.
If a college degree is ever going to be a commodity students of all economic statuses can obtain, states and the federal government must end their reliance on college loans and make a renewed investment in student aid programs.
Blackboards, books and lessons or lectures from classroom teachers are all quickly fading into the past; taking their place are shiny tablet screens, E-books and online lessons and resources. More laptops and tablets available for student use will mean more distractions and less vital human interaction in the classroom.
The WHO needs to begin a clinical trial with Ebola patients in West Africa to test the ZMapp's effectiveness and hopefully save thousands of lives. The first phase of this has already begun.
The ice bucket challenge requires people to pour a bucket of ice water on themselves or donate $100 to the ALS Association—or both—then nominate others to do the same. Millions of people around the world and countless celebrities are posting their challenge videos online.
Though it may seem unlikely now, the speed at which the technology is being developed suggests that driverless cars could be seen cruising down your street as early as 2017.
In recent months, the flood of child immigrants from Central America has risen to chaotic and unsustainable proportions. The influx of unaccompanied immigrant children and mothers has amounted to an overwhelming humanitarian and policy issue.
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