Muhammad Ali

In this March 8, 1971, file photo, Joe Frazier hits Muhammad Ali with a left that floored him during the 15th round of their heavyweight title fight at New York's Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/File)

Keidel: Ali-Frazier: Night Of The Century

Appallingly, a dim light was cast upon the greatest sporting event in American history. It doesn’t catch the key demo, the ADD-addled culture carved by MTV and smoothed by its progeny. If we weren’t alive at the time, then it probably didn’t happen, and it certainly didn’t matter.

WFAN–03/09/2011

40 years ago... Joe Frazier knocks Muhammed Ali to the mat. (AP Photo)

Paige One: A Look Back At Ali-Frazier I – 40 Years Ago

40 years! I’m sure some of you will differ on sporting events that in your mind were bigger, but nothing has ever or will ever come close to that magical night of March 8, 1971, at Madison Square Garden.

WFAN–03/08/2011

In this March 8, 1971, file photo, Joe Frazier hits Muhammad Ali with a left that floored him during the 15th round of their heavyweight title fight at New York's Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/File)

40 Years Later, Ali-Frazier Still An MSG Classic

It was 40 years ago today that Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier met at Madison Square Garden in a fight so big it was simply referred to as The Fight. They would go on to meet two more times, but nothing could match the stakes that March night at the Garden.

WFAN–03/08/2011

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Rex’s Jets Join List Of Legendary Trash Talkers

The best trash talkers of their era are a win away from the Super Bowl, good news for anybody who likes their football with a little lip. But, really, what’s wrong with having a little fun? As Muhammad Ali liked to say, it’s not bragging if you can back it up.

WFAN–01/20/2011

Santonio Holmes #10 of the New York Jets celebrates with fans after the Jets defeated the Patriots 28 to 21 in their 2011 AFC divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 16, 2011 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Keidel: Talk Like A Man

There is a generational schism over the notion of talk inside the chalk, which includes a cornucopia of forms, from end zone dances to pre-game predictions.

WFAN–01/19/2011

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Keidel: Heaven in 2011

In 2011, WFAN’s Jason Keidel would like to see the following…

WFAN–12/31/2010

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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

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