Sports

A Jewish Guide to the 2022 Australian Open

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The Novak Djokovic COVID scandal may be stealing the headlines ahead of the Australian Open.
Tyler Weiss, a white man wearing a button-up shirt, blazer and khakis, has his arms raised in victory with a huge smile on his face. He is surrounded by soccer players in blue and white jerseys running to crowded bleachers.

Philly Faces: Tyler Weiss

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Tyler Weiss led the Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School boys’ soccer team to its first-ever Public League championship on Oct. 27 in...

The top 10 Jewish sports moments of 2021

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(JTA) — The clock has run out on 2021, and in the world of Jewish sports, it’s been an exciting year. From a very Jewish World...

New 76ers Voice Details Her Jewish Background

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Since Kate Scott is a notable “first,” her identity is a central part of her narrative. Scott, the new television voice of the Philadelphia 76ers...
A group of over 20 men standing and kneeling in two rows pose for a picutre. They are wearing blue and white soccer jerseys, except for two goalies, who are wearing pink shirts. Coach Tyler Weiss is smiling to the right of the players, wearing a suit.

Team Israel Competitive in Philadelphia Unity Cup

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“Ted Lasso,” the AppleTV show about a titular fish-out-of-water soccer coach from Kansas coaching the Associated Football Club Richmond in England, was nominated for...

Jewish Softball Leagues Back in Play in 2021

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Much like Major League Baseball, the two big Jewish softball leagues in the Philadelphia area struggled to play a 2020 season. Due to the pandemic,...

Lafayette Hill Native to Play for Israel’s National Rugby Team

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A Lafayette Hill native is taking the field in the first friendly women’s rugby match between Israel and the United Arab Emirates on May...
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Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl Ring Sells for $1.025 Million

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By Marcy Oster / JTA One of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl rings sold for $1.025 million in an online fundraiser to help...
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‘Last Dance’ Producer Mike Tollin Started Career Locally

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Ask Mike Tollin a question, and he’s liable to answer with a story or two. Have you heard the one about the time that Jimmy...
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Patriots Owner Auctioning Super Bowl Ring for Coronavirus Charity

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By Marcy Oster / JTA You can have one of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl rings while helping those in need facing...