Keidel: Raiders Need Win Way More Than Patriots DoCan the sputtering Raiders get a much-needed win over a Patriots team already cruising toward the playoffs?
Keidel: Steinbrenner's Explanation On Girardi Doesn't Add UpPoliticians often brand Big Apple Mayor the second-hardest job in our republic. The only harder and hotter seat than Gracie Mansion is the Oval Office.
Keidel: Could It Be? Have The Knicks Finally Turned A Corner?If managed properly -- always a large variable with the Knicks -- we could see a fairly good basketball team fairly quickly.
Keidel: Some Of These Giants Should Soon Be Looking For New WorkThere is no greater plight, slight or stain on a professional football player, than that of waving the white flag, of quitting, of a total disregard for the teammates, team and town. Bluntly, the Giants just don't give a crap.
Keidel: Vikings Good And Getting BetterWhile last season's Minnesota Vikings faded from the NFC playoff race, this season's team is a legitimate contender.
Keidel: Are The Saints And Bills Really Playoff Contenders?The New Orleans Saints, winners of six in a row, go to chilly Buffalo to play the 5-3 Bills in a game with potential playoff implications.
Keidel: Jets Are So Much Better Than Giants, It's ScaryThe Big Apple sports scene has been a bit odd this year, with the baseball and football totem poles literally turned upside down.
Keidel: Giants Have 99 Problems, But Eli Manning Ain't OneWe know that in pro sports when a team loses with any frequency and ignominy that virtually no job is safe. Particularly in pro football, which lives by the NFL's haunting acronym, Not For Long.
Keidel: McVay's Rams Are For RealIf the Los Angeles Rams continue the strong showing, they'll be a playoff contender and Sean McVay will be a Coach of the Year candidate.
Keidel: Don't Laugh, But A-Rod Would Be Great Choice To Manage YankeesIt felt like just a few days ago, the Yankees were waking up to a sprawling baseball sunrise.
Keidel: Carson Wentz Is Carrying The EaglesThe Philadelphia Eagles may be the NFL's best team right now, and second-year quarterback Carson Wentz is a big reason why.
Keidel: Every Team Should Aspire To Play Like These JetsThe Jets may not be pretty, but they're gritty. And even for a team as bereft of Pro Bowl talent as the Jets are, a unified unit can win their share of games in today's NFL.