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Keidel: Is America Ready To Like LeBron James?

At a time when youngsters are force-fed the mantra that there are no losers, that the score is incidental and every team gets trophies, we have LeBron James as the global, athletic avatar.

06/24/2013

Tiger Woods (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Tiger Tops Forbes’ List Of Highest-Paid Athletes; A-Rod Comes In At No. 18

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was tops among the 27 baseball players on the list and No. 18 overall with $30.3 million, although he is currently facing the possibility of a 100-game suspension.

06/06/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Cash, Cachet And Canelo — Mayweather Makes Money Fight

Floyd still isn’t ready to cede the throne. But Canelo isn’t asking. Something big will give in three months.

05/31/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a left at Robert Guerrero during the fifth round of their WBC welterweight title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 4, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mayweather Defeats Guerrero In Style To Retain Welterweight Belt

Floyd Mayweather fought as if he had never left the ring, coming back from a year’s absence Saturday night to win a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert Guerrero in their welterweight title fight.

05/05/2013

Boxers Manny Pacquiao (L) and Juan Manuel Marquez pose during the official weigh-in for their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 7, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao and Marquez will fight each other for the fourth time on Dec. 8 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pacquiao Has The Edge Once Again Against Marquez

Steve Silverman thinks Manny Pacquiao will wipe away the sting of losing to Bradley and dominate Marquez once again.

12/08/2012

US boxer Floyd Mayweather (L) and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico face off during a press conference at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on March 1, 2012. Mayweather and Cotto will meet in a WBA Super Welterweight World Championship fight on May 5 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  (credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather’s Mouth Vs. Cotto’s Modesty

Lost in the blinding kaleidoscope of recent New York sports is the fact that a big bout is taking place tomorrow night in Las Vegas. And while boxing has been relegated to the back alleys of the sports pages, there are several compelling themes to this fight.

05/04/2012

Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines throws a right at Shane Mosley in the WBO welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 7, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: No Sugar In Shane Mosley

Shane Mosley may have taken a limo to the arena, but he rode a bike around the ring, keeping his opponent, the tornadic Manny Pacquiao, at a distance comfortable for him but rather irritating to the viewers who dropped big-fight money for a tango with less contact than the average episode of Dancing With the Stars.

WFAN–05/09/2011

Shane Mosley talks to the media at a press conference to promote his upcoming fight with Manny Pacquiao at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers on February 14, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mosley: I’m Doing Mayweather’s ‘Dirty Work’ Vs. Pacquiao

Shane Mosley believes he’s doing Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s “dirty work” by facing Manny Pacquiao, and he has no intention of losing to the popular Filipino champion. Pacquiao and Mosley were in New York on Monday to wrap up a three-city press tour promoting their fight.

WFAN–02/15/2011

Manny Pacquiao (white trunks) of the Philippines lands a punch against Antonio Margarito (black trunks) of Mexico during their WBC World Super Welterweight Title bout at Cowboys Stadium on November 13, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Keidel: A Game of Pacman

There’s an ancient maxim in boxing that a good big man beats a good little man. But in this case, with this fighter, the smaller man always wins.

WFAN–11/17/2010

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Keidel: No Money In Mayweather

For those under 30, it’s nearly impossible for you to believe that boxing was once a divine sport, the apparent paradox of artistic barbarism. But it was.

WFAN–09/13/2010

Danny Jacobs (credit: Revel In New York)

Revel In NY: Boxer Danny Jacobs 

Meet New York City’s next hope for a world champion fighter.

CBS New York–07/26/2010