Keidel: The Bell Tolls For Le'VeonLe'Veon Bell, the Pittsburgh Steelers' talented running back, missed a drug test and will be suspended for the team's first four games.
Keidel: Rooney Rule Really Not WorkingThe Rooney Rule, put in place to ensure NFL teams consider minority candidates for head coach positions, hasn't led to more hirings.
Keidel: Stephen Strasburg Finally Living Up To HypeWashington Nationals' pitcher Stephen Strasburg is having a marvelous season at 13-0. Will it become a historic Cy Young season?
Keidel: Tom Brady Suspended... Get Over It, Pats FansTom Brady, New England Patriots quarterback, will be sidelined for four games to start the 2016 NFL season for his part in DeflateGate.
Keidel: Aaron Rodgers Is The Greatest Quarterback To Ever Play American FootballThis is not because Rodgers beat Brady last week. The game was whisker-close and you could easily argue that the Patriots would win a rematch on a neutral field. This is about stats, scent, and sense.
Keidel: Giving Thanks For SportsSince 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.
Keidel: Manny Pacquiao Takes On Chris Algieri In MacauSomewhere way on the right side of your globe, in the aorta of China, Manny Pacquiao will fight on Saturday, November 22.
Keidel: Clayton Kershaw's Hollywood Ending Should Bother EveryoneThere's a contemporary push to place starting pitchers in the same realm as everyday players, which is confusing as it is annoying.
Keidel: Jumping Off The LeBron James BandwagonLeBron didn't just join the Cleveland Cavaliers. He came to save the world, so to speak, to bring financial and spiritual lubricant to the Rust Belt, an area of America that has been lost to the the meat-hook realities of economics.
Keidel: Dallas Cowboys... America's Team Or Just A Dream?The Dallas Cowboys, at 6-1, once again look like America's Team. Will they continue their run, and do they deserve the title?
Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas CityBaseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren't considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.
Don't Bury Brady Just YetJason discusses Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, and the Patriots not being done yet.