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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

11/26/2014

Chris Young celebrates after hitting a walk-off three-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on September 11, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Reach 1-Year Deal With Chris Young

The New York Yankees are bringing back outfielder Chris Young on a 1-year contract, according to WFAN’s Sweeny Murti.

11/08/2014

Fans hold signs in support of Derek Jeter prior to the last game of the season against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on September 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jeter Leaves With Hit And 9-5 Win Over Red Sox

Derek Jeter bid baseball adieu with an RBI single, a dugout full of hugs and a final wave to the fans on Sunday as he concluded his Hall of Fame career by helping the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 9-5.

09/29/2014

MLB Commissioner Allan H. Bud Selig (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Red Sox Honor Commissioner Selig Before Game Against Yankees

Commissioner Bud Selig was honored by the Boston Red Sox for a half-century in baseball ahead of Saturday’s game.

09/27/2014

Derek Jeter and his P72 Louisville Slugger (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: ‘And Now The End Is Here’

You know that black and white Gatorade commercial with Sinatra singing, “My Way,” and Derek Jeter getting out of his car to mingle with his adoring fans under the el before taking the field at Yankee Stadium. Did it choke you up a bit? Well then you must be a sucker. That’s what one sports commentator recently said.

09/26/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates after a game winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Wins Final Home Game For Yanks With Single In Bottom Of 9th

Derek Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning, the latest storybook moment in a charmed and illustrious career, to give New York a 6-5 victory Thursday night over the Baltimore Orioles.

09/25/2014

A nor'easter is expected to bring heavy rain to the Tri-State Area on Thursday, Sept. 24. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nor’easter To Plow Into Tri-State Area Thursday, Stick Around All Day

The first nor’easter of the fall season will plow its way into the Tri-State Area Thursday morning, and is expected to affect the morning commute and stick around all day.

09/24/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 23:  Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees walks to the plate to bat in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on September 23, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jeter, Yanks Pushed To Brink Of Elimination In 5-4 Loss To Baltimore

Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 40th home run and the Baltimore Orioles pushed Derek Jeter and the Yankees to the brink of playoff elimination, beating New York 5-4.

09/24/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees hits a single in the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during the game at Yankee Stadium on September 21, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Tanaka, Jeter Lead Yankees Over Blue Jays 5-2

Masahiro Tanaka and Derek Jeter led the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Sunday.

09/22/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees follows through on a third inning infield base hit against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on September 20, 2014.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jeter Doubles And Singles, But Blue Jays Top Yanks 6-3

Jose Bautista hit his eighth homer of the year against New York, Marcus Stroman pitched six gritty innings and the Toronto Blue Jays ended a season-worst six-game skid to beat the Yankees 6-3 Saturday and keep their faint playoff hopes alive.

09/20/2014

Jacoby Ellsbury #22 of the New York Yankees reacts after striking out in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Out With Hamstring Injury

Manager Joe Girardi expressed frustration Saturday in losing another of his starters to injury, especially with the Yankees clinging to faint playoffs hopes with nine games to play.

09/20/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 18: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees looks on in the first inning during a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on September 19, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Ellsbury, Jeter Lead Yanks To 5-3 Win Over Buehrle, Blue Jays

Jacoby Ellsbury, Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees kept Mark Buehrle winless against them for more than a decade, sending the Toronto Blue Jays to their season-worst sixth straight loss, 5-3 Friday night.

09/19/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 18: Fans cheer as Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees rounds first after hitting a home run during a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on September 18, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Jeter Homers To Start Final Homestand, Yankees Edge Blue Jays

Derek Jeter began his final homestand for the New York Yankees with one more stroll around the bases. Jeter homered deep into the left-field seats against R.A. Dickey in the sixth inning.

09/19/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees scores in front of catcher Ryan Hanigan #24 of the Tampa Bay Rays on a sacrifice fly by Brett Gardner in the sixth inning of a game on September 17, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Jeter Ends Long Skid, Yankees Beat Rays 3-2

Derek Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night.

09/18/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 16:  The New York Yankees bench and the Tampa Bay Rays bench clear and players are restrained on the field after pitcher David Phelps of the New York Yankees is ejected for a pitch to Kevin Kiermaier of the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning of a game on September 16, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Dugouts, Bullpens Empty After Tight Pitch From Phelps; Yanks Fall To Rays 6-1

Derek Jeter was hit on the arm by a Steve Geltz pitch in the eighth inning of a 6-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night.

09/17/2014

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