Keidel: As Verlander Reminded The Yankees, Pitching Still RulesSo the magical run hit a roadblock, at least for one night. That's what happens when a super-human pitcher does his thing.
Keidel: Falcons-Patriots Super Bowl Rematch Not A PreviewThe Falcons-Patriots game Sunday is a Super Bowl rematch, but it doesn't feel like a preview, because neither team is that good.
Keidel: Yankees Making October Magic Again -- And Ahead Of ScheduleBut between the blossoming bats, stellar pitching, and native ambiance that clearly fuels the Yanks and strikes fear in foes, the Yankees find themselves nine solid innings from a most unlikely trip to the World Series.
Keidel: Yankees Appear To Be In The ALCS For The Long HaulAs strange as it sounds, the Yankees should have come home with confidence.
Keidel: Packers Can't Overcome Aaron Rodgers InjuryAaron Rodgers was injured on a hard, clean tackle, possibly ending his season the Green Bay Packers' playoff hopes.
Keidel: Even If Refs Technically Got Jets Call Right, The Rule Is RubbishAs with all scores, the play was reviewed for authenticity -- a formality that should have yielded no words from the refs, just two raised arms to signal the score.
Keidel: Who Thought Patriots, Jets Would Battle For AFC East Lead?The Patriots and Jets share the AFC East lead with the Bills five games into the NFL season. Will Sunday's matchup actually be competitive?
Keidel: Big, Bad Indians Clearly Don't Scare The Youthful YankeesOver the last two games of the AL Division Series, the mighty Cleveland Indians, the favorites to win the whole darn thing, have looked like the inexperienced side.
Keidel: Is Big Ben Done?Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger, looking defeated after his dismal game against the Jaguars, questioned his ability to still play football.
Keidel: Credit The Game 3 Victory To The Boogie DownFor decades, the MLB playoffs have weeded out bad teams and bad pitching, each game distilled to a granular game of small ball. Not this year.
Keidel: Yankees Choked, And Really Need To Learn From ItAnother playoff game morphed into a turbulent night of Home Run Derby and a relay race of relievers.
Keidel: Can Packers Overcome Injuries Against Cowboys?With all of Green Bay's injuries, Cowboys vs. Packers kind of feels like Cowboys vs. Aaron Rodgers, which is still a great matchup.