Keidel: Yankees Need Good Luck To Contend; Mets Need Bad Luck Not ToWe know the Yankees have a decent lineup, if healthy, and a nuclear bullpen that will shut an iron door down after the seventh inning. They just don't have nearly enough starting arms to get them the ball.
Keidel: Raiders Bound For Sin CityThe Oakland Raiders will move to Las Vegas. Only in the NFL, where cash trumps fan loyalty, does this make sense.
Keidel: Kaepernick Will Play In NFL This SeasonTalent trumps politics in the NFL, so Kaepernick, a better QB than the free agents already signed, will be on a roster soon.
Keidel: Giants Really Don't Feel Like The Fresh Start Geno NeedsEugene Cyril "Geno" Smith III has a new employer. And a new home. The good news is, he didn't need to move to a new state, new city, or even a new building.
Keidel: UCLA-Kentucky Is Everything That's Great About College HoopsConsidering three of the big boys of college basketball were jettisoned before the Sweet 16, there's a clash of true, historic titans that's flying well under the radar.
Keidel: Why Does Coach K Put Up With This?Duke was recently upset in the NCAA Tournament's round of 32, but Mike Krzyzewski is still one of the greatest college coaches ever.
Keidel: Pierre-Paul Sees Big Payday Few Thought Would Ever ComeIf a vial of truth serum were jammed into your vein a year ago, you never envisioned Jason Pierre-Paul stalking, hounding or sacking quarterbacks ever again. At least not at this rate. At least not in a Big Blue uniform.
Keidel: March Madness, The Best Time For SportsThe NCAA Tournament's long first weekend packs in more college basketball than we can possibly watch, and the madness is glorious.
Keidel: If Giants Want To Fix Backfield, They Should Look NortheastThe good news is the Giants have had a better offseason than their co-tenants. But who hasn't had a warmer winter than the Jets?
Keidel: Will The Jets' Eventually Ax Eric Decker, Too?While the Jets have been glacial in improving their squad, they've been virtual Visigoths when it comes to cutting players and slashing payroll. Particularly vets, whose age, wage and any decay make them most expendable.
Keidel: Doc Gooden-Darryl Strawberry Relationship Takes Another Sad TurnIf you've had the pleasure to spend time in a room or on the phone with Doc Gooden or Darryl Strawberry, you've done more than spoken to a wildly gifted athlete. More than chatted with a Big Apple icon.
Keidel: Raiders Belong In OaklandLas Vegas probably deserves a football team, just not the team from Oakland. The Raiders should stay put.