Jason Keidel

Former New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera (42) at the 2019 Yankees Old Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium.
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Jason Keidel
July 19, 2019 - 1:28 pm
Mariano Rivera was home in many places: In the Bronx, or in October, in summer, in long sleeves under brown leaves or in the Fall Classic. But he belongs forever in Cooperstown.
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Baker Mayfield
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Jason Keidel
July 18, 2019 - 11:37 am
Some partnerships, be they personal or professional, are just right. For example: the new gridiron marriage between Browns QB Baker Mayfield and his newly-minted wingman, Odell Beckham Jr. Both are wildly talented and internally tormented, the most gifted rust-belt duet, since LeBron and Kyrie, are...
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Brian Cashman and Aaron Boone
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Jason Keidel
July 17, 2019 - 11:41 am
After Didi Gregorius belted that high fastball Tuesday night, watched it soar over the right-center field and gleefully skipped around the bases, we were provided yet another reminder of this charmed summer in the Bronx.
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Jason Keidel
July 16, 2019 - 2:48 pm
There's a certain irony to the fact that the NFL, which lords over America, wrecks TV ratings, and rakes in billions every year, is also the league with the most frigid feelings between employer and employee. Click to read.
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Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) passes the ball during a drill during rookie minicamp on March 4, 2019, at Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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Jason Keidel
July 12, 2019 - 3:14 pm
Since he assumed the helm as Giants GM, Dave Gettleman has looked equal parts narcissist and mad scientist. He loves to tell us how smart and savvy he is, about all the Super Bowls he's reached, even if he wasn't running the clubs involved. He booted homegrown star Landon Collins, shipped Odell...
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Noah Syndergaard
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Jason Keidel
July 11, 2019 - 12:32 pm
As “Boomer & Gio” mused over the Mets this morning, lamenting another lost season, potential deals came to mind. The July 31 trade deadline is inching up on MLB clubs. The Mets (40-50) are 13.5 games behind the Braves, while only the Marlins have a worse record in the National League. Click to...
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Gleyber Torres #25 of the New York Yankees slides as Max Muncy #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks to throw during the 2019 MLB All-Star Game at Progressive Field on July 09, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Jason Keidel
July 10, 2019 - 11:43 am
As you peek at the baseball standings during the Midsummer Classic, it's hard not to notice who could play in the Fall Classic. The Yankees (57-31) and Dodgers (60-32) have the two best records in baseball - a statement once made with refreshing regularity. Click to read.
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Mickey Callaway
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Jason Keidel
July 08, 2019 - 12:08 pm
It has been four years since the Mets were in the World Series, when, naturally, their bullpen blew it. For Mets fans, it must feel like a decade since they lost those agonizing games to the Royals. But at least they made the playoffs in the 2016 season and carried four future aces - a granite...
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Le'Veon Bell
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Jason Keidel
July 06, 2019 - 9:00 am
While the NFL has skewed its rules to make throwing the ball — with passing records seeming snapped every year — a peek under the NFL hood reveals that muscular rushing attacks are just as vital. Click to read.
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The New York Yankees stand for the national anthem before their game against the Baltimore Orioles on opening day at Yankee Stadium on March 28, 2019.
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Jason Keidel
July 04, 2019 - 11:25 am
To the world west of the Hudson, July 4 is America's standalone birthday, when we celebrate Uncle Sam with hamburgers, hot dogs, and apple pie. Click to read.
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