Sports: New Baseball Playoff Format

Friday, April 22, 2011

Negotiators for the MLB players and the owners have come close to agreeing on a new playoff format, to potentially start in 2012. Two additional teams would join the eight teams that are already in the playoffs. The NBA also has long playoffs, advancing 16 teams to the playoffs, over 50 percent of the league. Does this hurt the NBA in terms of viewership and fans? Takeaway sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin discusses the lengthy NBA playoffs.


Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

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