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Hillel Kuttler, JTA

    Jewish gridders gearing up for NFL campaign

    BALTIMORE — Blocking brothers, a college star seeking success in the pros, a fullback who hasn’t had a carry in four seasons and a couple of ace special teamers are...

    Ex-WNBA chief Donna Orender cheers NBA breakthrough on women

    BALTIMORE — As a former WNBA president who played in what is considered the first US professional basketball league for women, Donna Orender has been eager for a...

    Two Americans killed in Gaza

    BALTIMORE — Sean Carmeli, a sergeant in the Israeli army, was stationed in Israel’s South awaiting possible orders to enter Gaza. He was exchanging Facebook messages...

    Brazilian Jews see World Cup as a great Jewish opportunity

    RIO DE JANIERO — When Argentina plays its opening-round matches in the World Cup, Mariano Schlez of Buenos Aires will be screaming his support from the stands. But...

    Detroit Tigers roaring with Jewish duo

    BALTIMORE — The rarity arose in the initial meeting of first-year Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus and his second baseman Ian Kinsler, newly traded from the Texas...

    Wronged Olympians to get their due

    BALTIMORE — Nancy Glickman was a teenager when she heard the story about her father at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin: Marty Glickman and another Jewish sprinter,...

    Former Nuggets coach Larry Brown barely missed March Madness with SMU

    BALTIMORE — Before leading the Southern Methodist University men’s basketball team onto the practice court Sunday afternoon, March 16, coach Larry Brown spent a few...

    For ‘The Hockey Maven,’ it’s all about the game — and Israel, too

    UNIONDALE, NY — As the Boston Bruins buzz the Islanders net throughout the opening period of a game at the Nassau Coliseum, Stan Fischler is standing 10 feet behind the...

    Israelis at Olympics

    HACKENSACK, NJ — Evgeni Krasnapolsky and Andrea Davidovich glide around the ice, shadowing one another to the accompaniment of Nino Rota’s “Love Theme from Romeo and...

    Can the divine influence a Bronco win?

    DENVER — Rabbi Daniel Alter expects some added fervency during daily prayer services at the Denver Academy of Torah in the days leading up to the Super Bowl. Alter, the...