Jason Keidel

Packers receiver Jordy Nelson, bottom, is tackled by Seahawks corner Byron Maxwell during the NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field on Jan. 18, 2015 in Seattle. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Injuries Will Still Happen — Shortened Preseason Or Not

NFL rosters are morphing into MASH units. The litany of injuries is so bad, Tom Coughlin has turned into Mr. Rogers, spawning a “Spa Day.”

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Boxing Analyst Steve Farhood: ‘I’d Put Floyd Between Top 10 And 15 All Time’

Showtime’s boxing analyst spoke with CBS Local Sports about Mayweather’s last fight, his place in boxing history and Andre Berto.

08/28/2015

Curtis Granderson and the New York Mets celebrate a win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on August 26, 2015. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Keidel: Told You So! Mets Emerging As Kings Of N.Y. Baseball

As we well know, four months ago I wrote a piece proclaiming the Mets were about to leapfrog the Yanks as New York’s No. 1 baseball club.

08/27/2015

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Keidel: Mayweather-Berto Bout Still Clouded By Mayweather-Pacquiao

Before we dissect Mayweather’s next opponent any further, which we’ll have plenty of time to do over the coming days and weeks, let’s muse over his prior opponent.

08/25/2015

Jorge Posada

Keidel: In No Way, Shape Or Form Does Posada Belong In Monument Park

They sell dirt, seats, cups and coins. And now, the hardest sale of all is convincing us that Posada is an immortal.

08/24/2015

David Wright

Keidel: All David Wright Ever Wanted Was A Chance To Win, And Now He Has One

We love when lifers, team monoliths, get a farewell ring for their troubles and struggles. And no one west of Don Mattingly deserves one more than David Wright.

08/24/2015

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Keidel: This Isn’t The Time To Rest Matt Harvey

The Mets made their moves and scripted their mission statement in July. They are going for it. So go for it. Don’t send mixed messages by bumping Harvey to another day.

08/21/2015

Derek Jeter #2, Gary Sheffield #11, manager Joe Torre and general manager Brian Cashman

Keidel: Tulo Was Better Than Jeter In 2010, But Nostalgia Is A Powerful Thing

You can’t put a particular price on memories. But Cashman didn’t realize that fans would pay good money to stroll down memory lane.

08/20/2015

Eli Manning

Keidel: Eli Is Great, But He Does NOT Deserve To Be Highest-Paid Player In NFL

He’s not the best player, or the best quarterback, which seem to be one and the same in the pass-happy NFL. In fact, he’s probably not in the top five.

08/18/2015

Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan listens in as head coach Todd Bowles addresses the media during a press conference on January 21, 2015 in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Keidel: Sucker-Punch Episode More A Referendum On Jets’ Checkered History

The Geno Smith broken jaw incident speaks to the cloud, the curse, the hex, the hoax, that covers the New York Jets.

08/12/2015

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images); Jon Niese (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets Have Easier Road Than Yankees, But Wild Series Between Them Awaits

A series that not only summons provincial pride, but could also determine the October fates for both teams begins on Sept. 18, when the Yankees and Mets play each other.

08/11/2015

Frank Gifford

Keidel: A Special Soul, Frank Gifford Embodied All That Was Right About The NFL

When pro football became an essential sport, Frank Gifford was an essential member. Twice.

08/10/2015

Matt Harvey

Keidel: These Mets Have Mojo, Confidence And A Pitching Staff Built For October

The Mets have mojo. Six straight wins. A two-game lead. The best young staff in the sport. And a suddenly resurgent offense.

08/06/2015

Sheldon Richardson (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jets Don’t Have To Love Richardson, But They Should Definitely Keep Him

We know that an NFL team’s tolerance toward a player is often commensurate to his talent.

08/04/2015

Juan Lagares, Curtis Granderson

Keidel: Mets’ Front Office Seems To Finally Understand What Needs To Be Done

The Mets gained about 40 homers, thousands of fans, and three games on Washington in just a few days without unloading one player who would have impacted this season.

08/03/2015

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