Jason Keidel

Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines is tended to by his team between rounds.

Keidel: Pacquiao Should Pack It In

Pacquiao was no match for Mayweather In this career-defining fight. What will he do next?

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Floyd Mayweather (L) and Manny Pacquiao pose during a press conference at the MGM Grand on April 29, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two will face each other in a unification bout on May 2, 2015. (Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Winner Of Mayweather-Pacquiao Will Be…

Numbers aside, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are battling for something more metaphysical. Legacy. To own the other’s soul.

04/30/2015

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Keidel: As Long As Mayweather Is Undefeated, He’ll Remain The King Of Kings

When the clock strikes midnight we’ll see who morphs into a prince or a pumpkin. Until then, we are drooling over the two most regal scientists in the sweet science.

04/29/2015

Floyd Mayweather Jr. sits in corner during a break between rounds while taking on Marcos Maidana.

Boxing Insider Talk: Steve Farhood, Boxing Analyst

Boxing analyst Steve Farhood on his career and the career-defining fight between Mayweather and Pacquiao.

04/28/2015

Manny Pacquiao (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images); Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Battle Of Polar Opposite Styles At The Heart Of Mayweather-Pacquiao

This, the final week leading up to the epic bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, is no longer about monologues and machismo as it is travel and analysis.

04/27/2015

Boxers, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr talk before the game between the Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat

Keidel: Money, Mayhem And Madness

The hype continues to build for the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, a seismic sporting event if ever there was one.

04/25/2015

Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets salutes the fans as he is pulled from the game in the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies during Opening Day on April 13, 2015 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets Poised To Convince The Non-Believers That They Do, Indeed, Own N.Y.

You may not always agree with Mike Francesa, but the baritone bard of New York City sports is spot-on about one thing: the Subway Series was planned by a blind man.

04/24/2015

Floyd Mayweather (L) and Manny Pacquiao pose together at the end of their Press Conference promoting their upcoming fight.

Boxing Insider Talk: David Dinkins Jr, Boxing TV Producer

David Dinkins Jr, executive producer for the Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight pay-per-view, looks at the past, present and future of boxing.

04/22/2015

Kevin Plawecki #22 and Michael Cuddyer #23 of the New York Mets celebrate after defeating the Atlanta Braves 7-1 during a game at Citi Field on April 21, 2015. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Mets — Not The Yankees — Are The Core Of The Big Apple

The Mets — yes, your 11-3 Mets — are indeed the core of the Big Apple. They are younger, hungrier and better.

04/22/2015

Tim Tebow at Jets training camp on July 27, 2012 in Cortland, New York. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Keidel: Tim Tebow’s Resurrection A Chance For Us To Get It Right

If you take a wider lens to Tebow, you’ll see he’s one of us, a working stiff who’s just trying to get a job. He harms no one, helps many, and is the very role mode we allegedly covet.

04/20/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 15: Manny Pacquiao trains with Freddie Roach in preparation for his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. at Wild Card Boxing Club on April 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Keidel: Freddie Roach Is Pacquiao’s Trainer, Mentor, And Mouthpiece

Beating Mayweather would do more than consolidate the pound-for-pound crown; it would also be a cosmic nod to nobility.

04/17/2015

Sportscaster Al Bernstein speaks as he is inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.

Boxing Insider Talk: Al Bernstein, Boxing Commentator

Al Bernstein, legendary boxing announcer who will be calling the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, discusses his career and the upcoming bout.

04/17/2015

Jameis Winston (L) and Marcus Mariota could be the first two names off the board in the 2015 NFL Draft, but they won't be in Chicago. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Keidel: Regardless Of Availability, Jets Are Better Suited Passing On Both Winston And Mariota

If you browse the mock draft on CBSSports.com, you’ll see all four experts have the Jets taking Mariota. But just because you need a quarterback, it doesn’t mean you risk your draft on one.

04/16/2015

Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out for the second out of the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 13, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Yankees Being Hypocritical For Ignoring A-Rod Milestones

Whenever I’m slightly objective about the Yankees, I’m branded nouns unsuitable for family programming — particularly on Twitter, the toxic waste of human dialogue. Well, then I’m writing this in my HAZMAT suit.

04/15/2015

Phil Jackson (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: As A Franchise, The Knicks Are The NBA’s Version Of ‘The Walking Dead’

The annual eulogy is real, just like the Knicks are really bad. Their ignominious run of wretched basketball is rolling out like a red carpet.

04/13/2015

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