Jason Keidel

Bob Costas (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Keidel: As Evidenced By Costas Saga, Social Media Has Set Social Graces Back Years

Jerry Seinfeld, one of the more muted comedians when it comes to politics, made some candid and compelling observations recently. It wasn’t red or blue state stuff, but more red, white, and blue content.

6 hours ago

Jonathon Niese

Keidel: Mets Should Not Trade Their Pitching, And That Includes Niese

The Mets still have a more glittering future than the Yankees. And it starts on the mound. No need to jog out there and take the ball from one of the gifted young men who got you here.

06/30/2015

Carmelo Anthony

Keidel: Carmelo Is A Selfish Player, And It’s Clear He Was Never About Winning

I say with a slightly overt sense of pride that one fact about the man is now and forever indisputable. Anthony was never about winning.

06/29/2015

Isiah Thomas

Keidel: Isiah Thomas Does Not Deserve To Own A Women’s Basketball Team

Just the idea that it looks logical to Dolan for Thomas to own a women’s basketball team speaks to the disconnect of the obscenely rich and absurdly inept.

06/25/2015

Pete Rose

Keidel: I Used To Feel Bad For Pete Rose — Not Anymore

I used to feel sorry for Rose, banned from the very game he blessed. But it blessed him even more. And then he cursed it.

06/24/2015

Alex Rodriguez

Keidel: Don’t Ever Compare A-Rod To Jeter — Even For A Hit

Stop comparing him to Jeter — even for a day, for an inning. Even for a hit. Especially the 3,000th hit.

06/22/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16: Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors hugs ESPN broadcaster Mark Jackson after winning the Larry O'Brein Trophy after Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: Aside From LeBron, Mark Jackson Had To Be Most Deflated

Generally, a new coach inherits the very vulnerable team that got the prior coach fired. Which is why, aside from LeBron, the most viscerally defeated or deflated man in the building was Mark Jackson.

06/19/2015

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ J.R. Smith, right, shoots against the Golden State Warriors during the first quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 16, 2015. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Former Knicks’ Contributions To NBA Finals Were As Bad As Advertised

If you need to know why LeBron James produced more offense for a team in the championship round than any in league history, just look at his most unsupportive, supporting cast.

06/17/2015

LeBron James (credit: Gary Dineen/NBA/Getty Images)

Keidel: LeBron’s Legacy In Cleveland Seems To Be Being Left Short-Handed

When the ref tosses the ball up Tuesday night, LeBron James has 48 minutes to keep a public and poignant pledge he made to his hometown.

06/16/2015

Alex Rodriguez

Keidel: Maybe It’s Time To Forgive A-Rod, Even If We Can Never Forget

A-Rod’s journey from messiah to pariah is amply archived, his crimes and misdemeanors laid across every sports desk and chopped into microscopic bits.

06/15/2015

Darrelle Revis

Keidel: If Giants Don’t Make A Serious Run, They May Pass The Torch To The Jets

If the Giants don’t make a serious run — or pass — they may pass the torch to the Jets for the first time in a long time.

06/10/2015

Deontay Wilder My Life as a Heavyweight Boxer

Deontay Wilder: My Life As A Heavyweight Boxer

Deontay Wilder defends his WBC world heavyweight title against Eric Molina on Saturday, June 13. This is his story, as he tells it.

06/10/2015

American Pharoah is brought out of the winners circle after winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes to take the first Triple Crown in 37 years at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Can American Pharoah Revive Horse Racing?

Such is the problem with individual sports, sans teammates. They all ride on celebrities, no matter how many legs they use.

06/09/2015

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 05: American Pharoah is given a bath after morning workouts prior to the 147th Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 5, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images

Keidel: Sport Of Kings Invades Queens

American Pharoah, the stud with the oddly spelled name, a mile and a half from history. The most heralded horse in the nation will be in New York tomorrow. And we need it.

06/05/2015

Robinson Cano

Keidel: It’s Clear Now The Yanks Did Right Thing By Letting Cano Go West

Despite their almost historic impotence at second base, and no matter how longingly you look at the Mariners’ second baseman, the Yankees did the right thing by letting Robinson Cano go west.

06/04/2015

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