Tag archive for ‘Sports’
News Brief On Monday, August 31st, 2015

Chelsea facing 24 hours which could decide Jose Mourinho’s future

  The next 24 hours may reveal whether Jose Mourinho has the fight in him for the long haul at Chelsea. With results not going the Blues’ way, and the transfer window set to close potentially without More...

News Brief On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

American Pharoah Loses After Crazy Finish; owner may retire horse

  The Triple Crown winner was racing in the Travers Stakes in Saratoga and you can see, Pharoah had the lead for most of the race. However, Keen Ice had other plans — coming out of nowhere in More...

News Brief On Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Natalie Portman: Jews Should Shift Focus Away from Holocaust

  It’s time for the Jewish community to shift focus away from the Holocaust,  American-Israeli actress Natalie Portman opined Friday, stating that such focus has detracted from atrocities committed More...

News Brief On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

sad day for Michael Waltrip Racing

  Clint Bowyer will leave Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the season, forcing NASCAR’s original Toyota team to either scale back to a part-time status or close its doors in 2016. Team owner Rob More...

Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Jon Stewart picks not surprising first post ‘Daily Show’ gig: WWE host

  Jon Stewart has found his first gig after retiring from The Daily Show earlier this month and it actually shouldn’t come as a surprise to his most loyal fans. Stewart will host this weekend’s More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Airbnb and Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Curt Schilling to Host First-Ever Sleepover at Fenway Park

  Airbnb will make Fenway Park, the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball, available on the site for a once-in-a-lifetime stay hosted by Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer and World Series hero, Curt More...

Gali Raz On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

David Lee Roth’s Van Halen pays tribute to NFL Legend Frank Gifford (Video)

  VAN HALEN singer David Lee Roth dedicated the song “Ice Cream Man” to Frank Gifford during the band’s August 9 concert in Holmdel, New Jersey. Frank Gifford, the legendary football More...

Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

David Gold: ‘West Ham United want to sign two strikers’

    West Ham co-owner David Gold has said that the club “must find another centre-forward” before the end of the transfer window, as they look to build on their opening day success. With injury-prone More...

JNS On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Sports-minded Jewish journalist surveys ‘underreported’ Maccabiah Games

What do basketball player and coach Larry Brown, swimmers Jason Lezak and Mark Spitz, and gymnast Mitch Gaylord have in common? They’re among a group of 25 individuals who have won medals in both the Olympic More...

JNS On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

91-year-old Israeli man wins world championship in running for seniors

Three months after being named European champion, 91-year-old Israeli long-distance runner Semion Simkin on Monday won the world championship for senior runners in Lyon, France. Simkin finished the 6.2-mile More...

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