Annual Cooper Yeshiva High School National Invitational Tournament

The annual Cooper Yeshiva High School National Invitational Tournament, hosted by the Margolin Hebrew Academy/Feinstone Yeshiva of the South in Memphis, Tennessee, took place this past weekend. The Cooper...

How Many Final Four Coaches Have Coached Maccabiah?

BY MARC BRODSKY (JTA) — Bruce Pearl has won plenty of accolades and championships in a basketball coaching career spanning nearly three decades, including guiding the U.S. men’s team to...

Coach David Blatt Steps Down From Greek Basketball Team

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — David Blatt, the former NBA and Israeli basketball coach, will step down as head coach of the Greek Olympiacos team. The announcement comes less than two...

Chaim Bloom to Join Boston Red Sox as Head of Baseball Operations

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The Boston Red Sox have hired Chaim Bloom as the team’s new head of baseball operations. Bloom agreed to a contract on Friday but the official announcement...

Mike Sweetney: Life On The Rebound

By Dov Lipman Mike Sweetney had it all. Named the best high-school basketball player in the Washington, DC area in 2000, he then joined the list of star centers for Georgetown...

Orthodox All-Stars Shine

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Neither blustery winds nor Arctic temperatures could dampen the enthusiasm as the guests converged at the newly renovated Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York. Long before...

Yeshivah Alumni Basketball Association Annual Dinner

By Judah Rhine The Yeshivah Alumni Basketball Association (YABA) annual dinner took place on Thursday, May 14, at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck, New Jersey. The dinner was attended by over...

MVP Boys Basketball Camp’s 11th Year

  MVP, the premier Jewish Orthodox boys’ basketball camp at Camp Seneca Lake, under the direction of Irv Bader and Judah and Carol Rhine, celebrated its 11th consecutive season of...

Omri Casspi Returns Home to Play for Maccabi Tel Aviv

BY SAM SOKOL JERUSALEM (JTA) — Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the NBA, will be returning home after 10 years. Casspi will play for Maccabi Tel Aviv, the...

Danny Valencia Goes From Major Leagues to Team Israel

For most parents, having a son play on a Major League Baseball team would be a dream come true. For Danny Valencia’s parents, it wasn’t quite enough. Though proud of...
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