In the U.S., Soccer Has a Distinctive Voice, and It Belongs to Andrés Cantor

In the run-up to next year’s World Cup, the Argentine-born announcer is perfecting his signature call: GGGGOOOOAAAALLLL!

Forget Who Is a Jew. For British Soccer Fans, Question Is, Can You Be a Yid?

For decades, Tottenham Spurs fans have used the slur as a badge of pride. Now the Football Association wants them to stop.

The International Olympic Committee Says These Athletes Can Go to Sochi. Israel Says No.

Are the government’s tight standards in pursuit of medals deferring qualified Jewish athletes’ sporting dreams?

As Israeli Soccer Season Opens, the World’s Eyes Are on One Team: Beitar Jerusalem

But the team’s racist episodes are the exception in a league full of Jews and Arabs competing peacefully, says a former player

Why My Home Team Will Always Be Detroit, Even Though I Live in Boston

My father started rooting for Detroit when Hank Greenberg played for the Tigers. Now it’s an enduring family tradition.

How a Jewish Sportswriter Introduced White America to Black College Football

In his new book ‘Breaking the Line,’ Sam Freedman recounts the history of a 1968 documentary that helped break color barriers

Stoudemire Bids on Israeli Basketball Team

New York Knick joins investor group trying to buy Hapoel Jerusalem

Bobby Fischer vs. The Rebbe

The chess genius denied he was a Jew, but the Lubavitcher Rebbe disagreed. Who was right?

Israel’s Olympic Shame

Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports

Israel’s Arab-Free Soccer Team

Even in a raucous sports culture, Betar Jerusalem fans stand out for their racist views and hooliganism

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