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Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World-  Monday, December 24, 2012

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World- Monday, December 24, 2012

Created by Matthew J. Goldberg, tipofthegoldberg.com In today’s Bagels and Jocks, we examine the NFL playoff picture as only one week remains in the regular season. We also take a spin around stories relating to Major League Baseball, the NBA and Israeli tennis. THE NFL With only Week 17’s games to be contested, the playoff [...]

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World-  Monday, October 15, 2012

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World- Monday, October 15, 2012

Baseball’s Final Four, individual award selections and a review of all of the Jewish MLB players’ seasons highlight today’s BAGELS AND JOCKS…by MATTHEW J. GOLDBERG.

TOP 10 Mensches to Root For in the MLB Postseason – Thursday’s Top Ten List

TOP 10 Mensches to Root For in the MLB Postseason – Thursday’s Top Ten List

With the advent of postseason baseball, Jay Goldberg presents his list of the Top 10 Mensches that are easy to root for in October.

TOP 10 Players Eligible for Israel’s World Classic Baseball Team – Thursday’s Top Ten List

TOP 10 Players Eligible for Israel’s World Classic Baseball Team – Thursday’s Top Ten List

With Israel playing in the World Baseball Classic, who would I pick for the squad if I could choose the very best eligible players? Well, let’s just say it’s a very competitive team, and I didn’t even have to resurrect Hank or ask Sandy to end his 46-year retirement.

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World-  Monday, August 27, 2012

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World- Monday, August 27, 2012

Major League Baseball continues its steady march to the postseason, while one of its brightest Jewish stars, Kevin Youkilis, is set to play for Israel in the upcoming World Baseball Classic. That should only add to the interesting 2012 season he has (more or less) enjoyed.

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World-  Monday, August 6, 2012

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World- Monday, August 6, 2012

Aly Raisman continues to make headlines as the Summer Olympics from London start their second week. As great a story as she continues to be, she is not the only Jewish athlete contributing to the news from London. Time to examine the happenings from across the pond before sharing some news and projections from Major League Baseball

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World-  Monday, July 30, 2012

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World- Monday, July 30, 2012

London’s Summer Olympic Games are now underway after an interesting Opening Ceremony, some unsettling controversies and the start of some electrifying performances in the actual competitions. US gymnast ALEXANDRA (ALY) RAISMAN was one of the stars of the first weekend, and even better than her good friend and teammate, Jordyn Weiber, the reigning world all-around champion.

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World-  Monday, July 9, 2012

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World- Monday, July 9, 2012

Created by Matthew J. Goldberg, tipofthegoldberg.com In today’s Bagels and Jocks, before giving a rundown of Major League Baseball, we feature a gifted young U.S. Olympics gymnast named Aly Raisman. whose floor routine was both mesmerizing and, well, klezmer-izing. QUALIFYING IN GREAT STYLE Ah, to be young, beautiful, incredibly talented and an Olympian! There are [...]

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World-  Monday, July 2, 2012

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World- Monday, July 2, 2012

Created by Matthew J. Goldberg, tipofthegoldberg.com In today’s Bagels and Jocks, we examine the rosters for Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game, “trash” talk a little tennis, and…still have time to travel just north of the infamous Mendoza Line. THE (BASEBALL) DIAMOND DISTRICT Major League Baseball is at roughly the halfway point and we await next [...]

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World-  Monday, June 18, 2012

Bagels and Jocks: A Weekly Examination of the Jewish Sports World- Monday, June 18, 2012

Last week’s edition of Bagels and Jocks focused solely on the National Basketball Association playoffs. Before examining the NBA finals once again, it’s time to catch up on some exciting Jewish baseball news.

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