Nothing is forever, especially in the sports world. After a fairly serious Bagels and Jocks piece last week, I mean this in a lighter vein this time around. But still: How much will it bother rabid Red Sox fans that Kevin Youkilis is now a Yankee?
What happens when the world of sports too closely reflects some of the biggest problems in society at large? How should the media report and comment on such events…and are we all becoming too intolerant of differing opinions?
Yes, baseball season is over, but the stoves still burn during the offseason…and in some corners, the debate still rages over who should have won the American League MVP Award. Even Nate Silver weighed in.
With the NFL season more than halfway completed and the NHL still mired in a lockout, today’s Bagels and Jocks discusses both gridiron and gridlock.
The World Series is now in the books, and pretty soon so will be the long tenure of NBA Commissioner David Stern. In today’s Bagels and Jocks, we’ll wrap up the Fall Classic, take a brief look at Stern’s career and also examine whether there is any correlation between winners of the World Series and the Presidential election.
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.
The MLB playoffs are crazy exciting, Derek Jeter is sidelined with an injury, and what about the upcoming individual awards? Does Ryan Braun deserve to win what would be back-to-back National League MVP Awards?
So much has happened since our last Bagels and Jocks, if only in the baseball world. The end of the regular season, the start of the postseason…not to mention “the outfield fly rule” and Adam Greenberg’s historic at-bat!
The NFL regular season is underway, MLB heads into its final three regular season weeks but we devote today’s column to saying goodbye to two Art(s)—a somewhat controversial NFL owner and a very colorful hoops star.
Aly Raisman continues to be our top story from London, but she shares some of this week’s spotlight with a great American-born Israeli coach who is doing his best to try to restore Russia…yes, Russia…to the status of a basketball superstar. And, that’s not all…