Heading into Super Bowl XLIX, the Seattle Seahawks seemed on the verge of becoming one of the NFL's best dynasties. Now, not even a year, and five losses, later, has Seattle's dominance come to an end?
The NFL is a league that prides itself on parity. But with a record-breaking six teams now undefeated through the season's first five weeks, is the gap between the league's haves and have-nots about to widen?
The Pirates are coming off their best season in nearly a quarter century, and playing at home. The Cubs have the hottest pitcher in baseball at the helm in Jake Arrieta, and seem to be a team of destiny. Which will give in Wednesday's NL wild-card game?