This week on Unorthodox, sports writer Matthew Futterman and Latin enthusiast Ann Patty
It’s like Rosh Hashanah for football fans. Or is it like Passover? Whatever it is, it’s something familiar for Jews.
Telemundo announcer Andrés Cantor sung his tekiah gedolah five times during the U.S. women’s World Cup victory
Mario Balotelli faces one-game ban and fine over Super Mario post
N.F.L commentator makes ‘Jews are cheap’ joke during preseason game
Tonight, Coach Marc Trestman faces his first test as he sends his players to face the rival Green Bay Packers
My father started rooting for Detroit when Hank Greenberg played for the Tigers. Now it’s an enduring family tradition.
The Middle Eastern spread is football’s new dip sponsor
Cleveland Brown Mitchell Schwartz and his brother, Geoff, a Minnesota Viking, are Jewish boys in the NFL
They just may not themselves be in New York
A guide for the perplexed
Dispensing with Atlanta, they set up Green Bay meeting; Pats will play Denver
The Bears, the Giants, and the Pats hit the homestretch
The Giants, the Pats, and the Bears halfway through the year
How an unusually tribal concern was made everyone’s
One of the most important figures in football history dies at 82
We check in on our teams
Who makes Tablet’s cut after the Pats and the Giants?
Plus, Turkey means never having to say you’re sorry, and more
It is winter for Sabol, but he will always mean autumn
Plus, Adelsons offer new Birthright gift, King kills Blitzer, and more
Lodges ludicrous charge over apt image of NFL owner
The short-lived American Football League, merged into the NFL after Super Bowl IV, invented the modern media spectacle that is pro football. And three Jews invented the show that was the AFL.
Football Outsiders statistics guru Aaron Schatz previews the NFL playoffs with Tablet’s resident sports fanatic, Marc Tracy, and offers a strong outlook for pro football’s Jews
Your Vox Tablet preview
Carimi is Wisconsin’s left tackle
Plus Archbishop Tutu calls for boycott, and more
Rosenfels to play for New York squad
Plus Rosenfels can’t catch a break, and more