(JTA) — Alex Bregman has agreed to a six-year, $100 million contract with the Houston Astros — likely the largest deal ever for a professional Jewish athlete.
(JTA) — A well-known sports commentator in Greece said that the American-Israeli coach David Blatt was lying about his Athens team’s controversial forfeiting of a match because Blatt “has Jewish blood in him.”
About 125 area sports enthusiasts woke up early and braved brisk temperatures to enjoy some heated Cleveland sports discussion at the Cleveland Jewish News’s “Les is More” sports panel at Buffalo Wild Wings Warrensville Heights in Warrensville Heights on March 5.
Former Shaker Heights resident Jason Fisher has been getting a firsthand look into how a sports league is formed in his job as a sideline reporter with the NFL Network, covering the inaugural season of the Alliance of American Football, which kicked off a few days after the Super Bowl on Feb. 9.
Cleveland Jewish News Sports Columnist Les Levine will be honored by the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters with its Excellence in Radio award at the organization’s 29th annual Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting luncheon April 11 at Windows on the River in Cleveland.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft faces misdemeanor charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped receiving a sex act at a Florida massage parlor, police said Friday in a case that could get him in trouble with the NFL.