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Palestinian Football Authority Withdraws Motion to Suspend Israel’s FIFA Membership

‘It is time to raise to red card to racism. In Palestine and everywhere.’

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What Will Britain Look Like When the Jews Leave? Leeds United.

The once glorious club is in disarray and middling in the second-tier tables, with its last Champions League semifinal years behind

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Soccer Star Suspended Over Instagram Post

Mario Balotelli faces one-game ban and fine over Super Mario post

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Leave Mario Balotelli Alone

The soccer star’s Instagram post was a dumb joke, not an anti-Semitic rant

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Israeli Comedy Scores Points by Bringing Together Soccer and Gay Politics

In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.

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In Tel Aviv, Sirens, Soccer, and an Uneasy Night

A family takes cover in the stairwell as rockets from Gaza are intercepted

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Soccer Fanaticism Leads to Violence Everywhere

Israel is no different than any other sports-obsessed country

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Soccer Thugs Burned a Palestinian Boy Alive in Jerusalem

A close-knit gang of Beitar Jerusalem fans known as ‘La Familia’ ignites the Middle East

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Lemur at Israeli Zoo Predicts World Cup Winners

Max, a red-ruffed lemur, has gotten 7 of his 12 guesses correct so far

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Are Nike’s Soulless Soccer Robots Jewish?

Some see troubling signs in the company’s new World Cup video

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Soccer, Like Politics, Is About Corruption, Incompetence, and Obsessing With the Jews

Ravaged by allegations of widespread corruption, FIFA—world soccer’s controlling body—focuses on Israel

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In Europe, Elites Create the Atmosphere That Allows Popular Anti-Semitism to Grow

The furor over the ‘quenelle’ salute mirrors the refusal of Olympic officials to commemorate murdered Israeli athletes

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In the U.S., Soccer Has a Distinctive Voice, and It Belongs to Andrés Cantor

In the run-up to next year’s World Cup, the Argentine-born announcer is perfecting his signature call: GGGGOOOOAAAALLLL!

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Forget Who Is a Jew. For British Soccer Fans, Question Is, Can You Be a Yid?

For decades, Tottenham Spurs fans have used the slur as a badge of pride. Now the Football Association wants them to stop.

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As Israeli Soccer Season Opens, the World’s Eyes Are on One Team: Beitar Jerusalem

But the team’s racist episodes are the exception in a league full of Jews and Arabs competing peacefully, says a former player

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Israel Beats Honduras in Soccer Match

The two countries played a friendly game at Citi Field

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Fighting Soccer’s Barbarians

My beloved Beitar Jerusalem has some racist fans. Instead of abandoning the team, we should take it back.

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Soccer as a Wartime Prism

Author Simon Kuper uses soccer to show how, as Dutch Jews were killed, life went on for everyone else

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Europe Unified, by Soccer

The Euro 2012 tournament displays a continent integrated and diverse—despite the other euro’s woes

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Speer’s Son Designed Qatar Soccer Complex

2022 World Cup Finals will feature 12 outdoor stadiums with AC

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Israelis Play Big Role in Exciting EPL Final Day

Look Mother’s Day, no hands!

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Israel’s Arab-Free Soccer Team

Even in a raucous sports culture, Betar Jerusalem fans stand out for their racist views and hooliganism

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Daybreak: Syria Deal With Assad Reached?

Plus secret pre-peace talks, and more in the news

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Sundown: Adelson Says Newt Is Toast

Plus Annan would leave Assad, the Big Baby and his knishes, and more

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Daybreak: ‘Goldstone 2′ on the Settlements?

Plus intel is that Iran hasn’t yet decided on bomb, and more in the news

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Sundown: Palestinian Stations Raided

Plus meh, and meh

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Sundown: Buy Palestinian

Plus don’t not buy Israeli, and more

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Sundown: Paul On the Outs With Jewish GOP

But Obama is in with Israelis, and more in the news

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Mark Cuban’s Evil Twin Destroys Boca Team

Dan Borislow torpedoed his own women’s soccer club

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Sundown: Circle the Date

Plus Perry goes kosher, the fatal mustache, and more