Israel’s Olympic Shame

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

Israel’s Arab-Free Soccer Team

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

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

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

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

Jewish Brawlin’, 1961

The UNC-Duke rivalry goes way back

Meet Your New Jew Hall of Famers

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

Egypt’s Soccer Coach Won’t Coach Israel

Just in case you were wondering

Van-Jew-ver Readies for Games

Israel is sending three to the Winter Olympics

All About Casspi

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

Who Is This Decade’s Best Jewish Athlete?

Sorry, New Yorkers, but it may be Youkilis

Memphis Boasts Young Jewish Basketball Coach

NYT profiles ‘climber with a conscience’ Josh Pastner

95-Year-Old Sets German High Jump Record

Well, she set it in 1936, but Germans are now reinstating it

Israeli Hoops Coach Ejected from MSG, Won’t Leave

Rabbinical intervention doesn’t help at Knicks-Tel Aviv game

Daybreak: One Building, Two Religions

‘Jewish Jordan’ retires, Barak brags, and more in the news

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