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.
Keidel: Is It Time To Bury Brady And Belichick?The masses and pundits are lunging over each other to put the postmortems on the Brady/Belichick dynasty, with the death blow delivered by the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night.
Keidel: Nothing More American Than Autumn And FootballFootball reduces us to our most private and primate impulses. We survive winter through the vicarious thrill we get from our favorite football teams.
Keidel: Josh Gordon And NFL PolicyIt seems we've jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon's season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can't believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension
Keidel: Jim Kelly's Final ScoreWord dripped down this week that Jim Kelly's cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?