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Racquetball Rabbi Tackles Baltimore Ravens

After retiring, Chaim Landau found an unlikely home in the sports world

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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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Gal Mekel Deal With NBA’s Indiana Pacers Nixed

Team passes on Israeli point guard after last-minute visa technicality

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N.F.L. Announcer Suspended After Jewish Joke

San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke

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Nazi-Era Jerseys on View in World Cup Exhibit

Display in Salvador, Brazil, endorsed by the tournament’s local committee

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What’s the Jewish Equivalent of a Jamaican Bobsledder? Maybe an Israeli Curler.

Hoping to compete at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea, Israeli recruiters are looking for North American curlers to join the team

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These Jewish Ice Dancers May Be the Ones To Watch at the Winter Olympics—in 2022

Gigi and Luca Becker and Eliana Gropman—day-school classmates—took top novice medals at this year’s U.S. championships

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How LeBron James and the Miami Heat Brought Me and My Grandfather Together

Retired in Century Village, he has a newfound passion for NBA basketball that keeps him going and keeps us connected

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For Long-Suffering Chicago Bears Fans, Hope For Victory Has a New Name: ‘The Rabbi’

Tonight, Coach Marc Trestman faces his first test as he sends his players to face the rival Green Bay Packers

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When the Detroit Tigers Play the Boston Red Sox

The unlikely playoff match-up has high stakes for one Boston-bred Detroit fan

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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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The International Olympic Committee Says These Athletes Can Go to Sochi. Israel Says No.

Are the government’s tight standards in pursuit of medals deferring qualified Jewish athletes’ sporting dreams?

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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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Why My Home Team Will Always Be Detroit, Even Though I Live in Boston

My father started rooting for Detroit when Hank Greenberg played for the Tigers. Now it’s an enduring family tradition.

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How a Jewish Sportswriter Introduced White America to Black College Football

In his new book ‘Breaking the Line,’ Sam Freedman recounts the history of a 1968 documentary that helped break color barriers

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Stoudemire Bids on Israeli Basketball Team

New York Knick joins investor group trying to buy Hapoel Jerusalem

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Bobby Fischer vs. The Rebbe

The chess genius denied he was a Jew, but the Lubavitcher Rebbe disagreed. Who was right?

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Israel’s Olympic Shame

Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports

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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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Nyets

On the eve of yet another Super Bowl without his beloved New York Jets, a lifetime fan sees echoes of Judaism in his tortuous loyalty

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Skating Backward

Marking the first anniversary of his father’s death, a son reflects on the deceased’s once-powerful frame and how its legacy and memory continue to give him strength

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King David: Stern’s 30-Year NBA Reign Comes to a Close

Commissioner David Stern made the NBA the world’s most popular sports league by running it with a stereotypically Jewish collection of traits: humor, cutthroat deal-making, and focus on the bottom line

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Jewish Brawlin’, 1961

The UNC-Duke rivalry goes way back

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Meet Your New Jew Hall of Famers

A wrestler, a judo fighter, and, yeah, some coaches

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Egypt’s Soccer Coach Won’t Coach Israel

Just in case you were wondering

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Van-Jew-ver Readies for Games

Israel is sending three to the Winter Olympics

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All About Casspi

Israel’s first NBA player gets the ‘Sports Illustrated’ treatment

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Who Is This Decade’s Best Jewish Athlete?

Sorry, New Yorkers, but it may be Youkilis

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