Three Teams, Three Surprises

The Giants, the Pats, and the Bears halfway through the year

Pink Is Jewish

How an unusually tribal concern was made everyone’s

The Autumn Wind Takes Al Davis

One of the most important figures in football history dies at 82

One Quarter In

We check in on our teams

A New Season, A New Team

Who makes Tablet’s cut after the Pats and the Giants?

Sundown: P.A. Slows Down on Road to U.N.

Plus, Turkey means never having to say you’re sorry, and more

Ed Sabol Inducted Into Football Hall of Fame

It is winter for Sabol, but he will always mean autumn

Sundown: Breaking! Ashkenazim Are Smart

Plus, Adelsons offer new Birthright gift, King kills Blitzer, and more

Wiesenthal Center Out-of-Bounds on Snyder

Lodges ludicrous charge over apt image of NFL owner

The Other League

The short-lived American Football League, merged into the NFL after Super Bowl IV, invented the modern media spectacle that is pro football. And three Jews invented the show that was the AFL.

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