What is a wild card game?

Answer A wild card refers to a playoff berth given to a team that hasn't won its division or conference. While some professional sports have used the wild card for a long time, sports like baseball only a... Read More »

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What is a wild card game in the NFL?

The first playoff games of the NFL postseason, Wild Card games in each conference pit the Wild Card playoff teams against the third and fourth best division winner. In each conference the four divi... Read More »

Who did the Rockies beat in the 2007 wild card game?

In 2007, the Colorado Rockies defeated the San Diego Padres 9-8 in a 13-inning wild-card game. The Rockies went on to the play the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League Division Series. They... Read More »

Wild Game Resources?

Wild Game Resources is the title of a web-based resource created by the Agriculture Department at North Dakota State University, in Fargo, North Dakota. It contains a range of information on U.S. h... Read More »

Have two wild card teams ever come from the same NFL division?

In the NFL, two wild card teams have come from the same division multiple times, particularly from 1990 to 2001, when rules allowed three wild cards--with only three divisions per conference. The f... Read More »