Yes, driving to and from practices can be a royal pain, but that time together in the car can lead to some great conversations.
The Minnesota Twins’ Faith Night isn’t harming anyone. As an American and as a Minnesotan I am proud to embrace our religious diversity in its fullest dimension.
The Minnesota Twins are hosting a Christian faith night. Where about fans of other faiths? Does religion belong in sports?
If Jamaica can have a bobsled team, then Israel can surely have a curling team. The best Jewish curlers in the world descended on Blaine, MN, a couple weeks ago to test that theory.
The Great Rabbino is putting out the call for America’s Top Sports Rabbis. Do you know a rabbi who should be nominated?
In 1980 a group of baseball enthusiasts met at a New York City restaurant called La Rotisserie. They created a game wherein they could “draft” Major League Baseball players onto imaginary teams, which would compete against each other using the players’ real-life game stats. This is widely regarded as the birth of fantasy sports as we know it. Today, fantasy sports is played by upwards of 32 million people in the U.S. and Canada and accounts for $3-4 billion in economic activity per year. While fantasy leagues exist for almost all major and semi-major sports, fantasy football has become easily the most popular. Temple of Aaron’s Rabbi Jeremy Fine interviewed a fantasy sports pioneer on personal sports site TheGreatRabbino.com. Below is his interview.
A story of two Jewish boys who both loved baseball. Both cheated, both got caught.
Sage Rosenfels, the fifth greatest Jewish quarterback of all time, has retired after 11 seasons.
While the ranks of Jewish basketball players continues to grow at both the high school and college level, the NBA bubble seems to have burst.
Local Jew Ron Garber on Michigan basketball, J Street, and ice cream.