football

NFL season kicks off in shadow of COVID-19, player protests

The first seven rows of the stadium were left empty to create a "moat" to prevent any transmission of the virus between fans and players.

By REUTERS
11/09/2020
Former Iran soccer team coach denounced for rejecting anti-Israel policies

"We can't accept some things about the United Nations and refuse to accept others," the former coach noted.

23/08/2020
Robert Kraft
Video of Robert Kraft at Florida massage parlor can’t be used at trial

Kraft was among some 100 men charged in February 2019 with solicitation in massage parlors.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
20/08/2020
Liran Rotman
Sakhnin’s draw with K8 sends it to Toto Cup final vs Maccabi Tel Aviv

Liran Rotman scored a late goal to help Beitar Jerusalem notch a 2-0 conquest of host Ashdod SC this week.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
17/08/2020
Heineken to interview John Terry during Champions League final screening

Heineken, marketed in Israel by Tempo, has organized similar events in previous years, making the public screenings of Champions League finals a kind of tradition among soccer lovers in Israel.

Josué Filipe lifts Beersheba to football State Cup championship

Beersheba waited 23 years to win the State Cup title. More than two decades had passed since the last time the Southern Reds took home the trophy which was way back in 1997.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
16/07/2020
What Hank Greenberg’s friendship with Jackie Robinson can teach us today

Who would have imagined that some 70 years after the Greenberg-Robinson exchange, it would be an African-American athlete who would call out his own community on prejudice against Jews?

By RABBI ELLIOT COSGROVE/JTA
14/07/2020
Former college footballer makes life-saving catch to rescue boy from fire

The three-year-old was plummeting to the ground when Philip Blanks dived in to catch him.

Holocaust survivor invites Eagles' DeSean Jackson to Auschwitz

The invitation was posted on Twitter by From The Depths, an organization that seeks to protect the memory of the Holocaust, of which Mosberg is honorary chairman.

08/07/2020
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