i know this has probably been written about elsewhere, so I'm only going to devote a paragraph to it. "It" being the conception that the NFL has more parity than MLB. Here's what I commented on the matter over at DRB:
Over the last five years 20 MLB and 25 NFL teams have made the playoffs. Over those five years the NFL had an additional four spots per season—or roughly 20 extra spots over our time frame. Five more teams doesn’t seem too big considering the NFL has conceived competitive balance items implemented like a salary cap and strength scheduling mechanisms in place, now does it?
I do want to get your thoughts on this though, does the NFL have more competitive balance than Major League Baseball?