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‘Jewish’ guide to the NFL season

As the calendar turns to September, many Jews eagerly await an annual fall tradition that signals a new beginning: Week 1 of the NFL season.

Cricket’s long Jewish history

Crickets are not kosher, but the sport played with a bat and ball certainly is . . . and has a long Jewish history.

MLB: Bumper crop of Jewish draftees

A total of 614 players were drafted in the Major League Baseball draft this year. According to Jewish Baseball News, six of them are Jewish.

Moroccan Jewish teens at JCC Maccabi Games in Haifa

Jewish teenagers from Morocco are participating in the JCC Maccabi Games now underway in Haifa, the first delegation from the North African country to take part in the...

Steamboat’s Rochelle ‘Rocke’ Weinberg named to US snowboard team

In some cases, Rochelle Weinberg is a typical Colorado kid. The 14-year-old swims, backpacks, fishes, plays hockey and even does some mutton bustin’. By the way, she...

Danny Schayes rooting for the Nuggets in the Finals

Danny Schayes played for seven NBA teams. In a league where allegiances can turn on a dime, Schayes considers himself a lifetime member of the Denver Nuggets alumni

Dr. Ice Captain specializes in victories

The latest winner of the Apex Adult Hockey League, the Ice Monkeys, is led by a captain whose best weapon is having a knack for being in the right place at the right...

Hyman part of small NHL club of #18

Only five Jewish NHL players have had their names inscribed on the actual Stanley Cup. Zach Hyman of the Edmonton Oilers hopes he can become the sixth.

Can baseball be a catalyst for world peace?

“If I had the opportunity to go to the USA game or go to the Israel game, I have to go to the Israel game because it’s my heritage,” Stu Moss said of attending the...

Deep dive into Rocky

Paul Farber was shocked when he first watched “Rocky” and saw a Star of David on the grave of Rocky Balboa’s coach, Mickey Goldmill.