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‘Tebowing’ site collects photos of QB’s signature pose

By Jessica Leader, JTA THE biggest story in the NFL this season is Tim Tebow, a devout Christian quarterback who doesn’t throw very well but has helped the Denver...

Goldman: ‘Skiing is more than just a sport’

DENVERITE Bernie Goldman — a passionate skier in Colorado for more than half a century — was honored last month by the US Ski and Snowboard Assn., which conferred on...

HEA-Brews win sixth straight Silver Kiddush Cup

By Loren Knaster The Denver Jewish Softball League came to another exciting finish this past weekend. Fourteen teams from 10 different Jewish organizations entered the...

Israel invited to qualify for World Baseball Classic

JERUSALEM — Israel has been selected by Major League Baseball to participate in the qualifying tournament for the 2013 World Baseball Classic. The 16-team qualifying...

One on one: Omri Casspi

JERUSALEM — The face of Israel’s first and only NBA player will be seen soon in his native land endorsing the “Cornflakes of Champions.” Omri Casspi, who plays for...

Who created the Green Bay Packers?

By Andrew Muchin, JTA MILWAUKEE —— You know the old saying: Behind every Hall of Fame football coach stands a 5-foot, 4-inch Jewish cattle dealer with good hands, a...

Colorado Ski Country: The guide

Although Colorado resorts are known for unbeatable on-snow adventures, they also offer a world of off-the-slope fun. Day and night, resorts and the towns near them make...

Jewish songwriter behind ‘Take me out to the ballgame’

LOS ANGELES — At the ballpark this summer, when you rise for the seventh-inning stretch to sing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” stretch a bit taller — one […]

Foreman gains respect even as he loses title to Cotto

By Marc Brodsky, JTA NEW YORK —— Yuri Foreman may have lost his first title defense, but the Orthodox Jewish boxer apparently gained plenty of respect on a balmy...

Israel’s demanding athletic standards exact toll on one of its own

By Marcy Oster, JTA JERUSALEM —— Two weeks before the European Figure Skating Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, in mid-January, Israeli skater Tamar Katz was sick in...