Have you ever tried to keep a scorecard at a Cincinnati Reds game? A play happens and you mark it on your scorecard. Then the official scorer for the game changes the call. You are writing in pen. You cross out your previous entry. You mess up your scorecard. 

I was young and thought I was "athletic", depending upon who was offering an opinion. The origin of the word “athletic”, for what its worth, was the Latin word “athleticus”. I did take Latin in the 7th grade at Walnut Hills. The French word for athletic is “athletique”, I did not take French…

I did not know. It is very likely that most people in our community did not know. We have a Hall of Famer in our midst, since 1967 no less. Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, he played high school football in Upper Darby, PA, in the 1950’s. The 1950’s and living right here in Cincinna…

I was in my first year of law school at UC when I officially met Ron Grinker, Esq. I made an appointment to see him at his office at the corner of Losantiville and Elbrook. I was looking for a law clerk position with Ron. He hired me. Little did I know at the time that I was about to be expo…

I have an opportunity to write a sports column for the Israelite. What follows is a quick journey back in time to when I began to write for fun.

(JNS) Israeli gymnast Artem Dolgopyat made history on Sunday after winning the gold medal for the floor exercise at the European Championships, in addition to a bronze medal for vault with a score of 14.766.

(JTA) — Three players from Argentina’s national rugby team were suspended after anti-Semitic and other hateful messages from a decade ago were discovered on line and spread on social media.

(JTA) – Theo Epstein, the wunderkind baseball executive who led the Chicago Cubs to its first World Series championship in more than a century in 2016, is stepping down as the club’s president of baseball operations after nine seasons, the team announced November 17th.


(JTA) — Sue Bird turns 40 in two weeks, but the Jewish basketball star is showing no signs of slowing down any time soon.

(JNS) Israeli cyclist Guy Niv made history on Sunday, becoming the first-ever Israeli cyclist to complete the Tour de France. He was riding as part of the Team Israel Start-Up Nation squad, which was competing in the Tour for the first time.


(JNS)- Jerusalem-based OrCam Technologies, which develops artificial intelligence-based wearable devices to aid the blind and visually impaired, announced on Wednesday that it was partnering with soccer legend Lionel Messi.

(JTA) — Washington football team owner Dan Snyder created a hostile workplace where sexual misconduct could flourish, several former employees have charged.

(JTA) — You can have one of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl rings while helping those in need facing food insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s gonna cost you.

(JNS) Roy Nissany will become the official test driver for the Williams Group, making him Israel’s very first Formula One driver, announced the motor racing team and constructor ROKiT Williams Racing on Wednesday

(JNS) For two days in mid-August, 575 men left their jobs, families and hometowns to cycle some 180 miles across three states as part of the Bike4Chai annual fundraiser to benefit Chai Lifeline, an organization dedicated to helping children with cancer and other life-altering illnesses, and …

(JNS) In a show of support for future development of the sport in Israel, the women’s Chelsea Football Club team visited HaMoshava Stadium in Petach Tikvah on Aug. 20 for a sold-out pre-season match against the Israel women’s national team.

(JTA) — On May 14, the NBA held its draft lottery, determining in which order each of its teams would pick players in next month’s draft. It made headlines for a couple of reasons: First, the consensus No. 1 pick, Zion Williamson of Duke, is the most hyped basketball player in years — possib…

The life of a professional athlete is anything but stable. One day you’re the captain of your hometown team, the next you and your family are in a different country acclimating to life in a city you have never heard of before.

When Kevin Youkilis threw out the first pitch at Fenway Park before Game One of the American League Championship Series on October 13, four teams remained alive in the Major League Baseball playoffs. Each featured a Jewish slugger.