israeli sports

Entertaining week across the local pitches

Beitar, Mac TA thrill in 2-2 draw • Mac Haifa holds off Hap Jerusalem • K8, Hadera split points

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
19/01/2023

Picking the mind of a coaching legend

Paris Basketball’s Will Weaver shares lessons from career that has taken him from NBA to Australia.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
17/01/2023

Maccabi Tel Aviv outlasts Hapoel Haifa in 2OT

Herzliya stays hot by beating Holon • Hap TA tops Gilboa • Galil Elyon upsets Jerusalem

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
11/01/2023

ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman among International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame’s 11 inductees 2022

Even though Jews are slightly overrepresented at the Olympics, the stereotype that Jews are not athletic continues to exist.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
07/01/2023

Yellow-and-blue leaning on rock-solid ’Zo

In first season with Maccabi Tel Aviv, guard provides veteran leadership • Adams also making mark

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
05/01/2023

Brad Ausmus and Kevin Youkilis join Team Israel coaching staff for 2023 World Baseball Classic

The arrival of former MLB All-Stars Brad Ausmus and Kevin Youkilis was announce by team manage Ian Kinsler, himself a former Jewish MLB All-Star.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
30/12/2022

Yankees outfielder Bader drops out of Team Israel’s World Baseball Classic roster, citing injuries

The Yankees outfielder cited a desire to recuperate after an injury-plagued season, but the Israeli team could still feature a dozen MLB players.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA
17/12/2022

Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Brown has extra incentive vs former coach

Whether it be player versus player, or player versus coach, there are very few fans and competitors who don’t enjoy what for them may be the ultimate challenge.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
16/12/2022

Dzikic displaying Midas touch in Jerusalem of gold - comment

The Reds, who began their campaign with an 0-2 start in Israeli league play, rattled off six straight wins to not only move their record to 6-2, but have punched their ticket to the Cup quarterfinals

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
08/12/2022

Maccabi Tel Aviv’s slump seen through stats prism - commentary

With injuries, personnel problems, and poor play, yellow-and-blue’s season spiraling out of control.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
07/12/2022
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