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  • Report Jewish Hockey Star Playing for Reich Against Will

    Rudi Ball, Jewish hockey star, will play on the German team against an American aggregation at the opening of the Winter Olympic games at Garmish-Partenkirchen tomorrow, it was learned today. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency learned reliably that he is playing against his will, having yielded to "persuasion" by Nazi sports authorities. More ▸

  • Report: Jewish Ice Star Has Joined Reich Olympic Team

    The Associated Press, in a dispatch from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, scene of the Olympic Winter games, reports that Rudi Ball, German “non-Aryan” ice hockey player who was a self-exile in Paris and Milan, has joined the German Olympic team at the invitation of the Reich sports leader, Captain Hans von Tschammer Osten. “He is Germany’s sole Jewish… More ▸

  • Slants on Sports

    Last Summer we motored up to Saratoga to sink a sawbuck on the ponies at the Spa. We learned that unless we had a fiver on the gee-gees in the sixth and a tenspot for our favorite to show in the seventh there wasn’t so much fun left for us. But placing sawbucks, fivers and… More ▸

  • Slants on Sports

    New York University, with a record of twenty-seven straight victories, may be approaching its Waterloo. The Violet cage experts have turned back all their local opponents and several intersectional adversaries over a two-year period journey to Annapolis on Saturday to face Navy, and it is there that the impressive string of successive Violet victories may… More ▸

  • Hawks Obtain Levinsky for $10,000

    "Streaky" Alex Levinsky, the Jewish lad who was signed by the New York Rangers last year with so much pomp and circumstance, has been sold down the river to the Chicago Black Hawks. This action does not mean that Alex has been relegated to the limbo of a minor sextet. The Black Hawks are one… More ▸

  • Unbeaten Nyu Quintet Plays Tonight

    The Violet basketball team will try to extend its consecutive winning streak to twenty-two games when it meets the strong Georgetown quintet tonight in the Heights gymnasium. The next night the formidable Hall of Fame five tackle the Fordham team in a traditional and colorful game. The game with the lads from Georgetown should not… More ▸

  • Slants on Sports

    Barney Ross was selected in a poll by sports writers throughout the country as the outstanding boxer of 1934 … He was chosen the leading light-weight, the second best welterweight and the ranking junior welterweight fighter of the world … Maxie Baer was second to Barney in the national poll as the outstanding scrapper …… More ▸

  • Slants on Sports

    New York University’s quintet, which swept on to a whirlwind finish last season to give the metropolis its first undefeated basketball team in a quarter of a century and gain complete recognition as the outstanding five in the East, is on the way again. The Violet scored an impressive triumph over the court squad of… More ▸

  • Slants on Sports

    One of the favorite sports in Palestine is placing two scorpions in a saucer and then betting on the outcome of the inevitable fight. . . .Abe K#shey, one of the better burpers rassled against Louis Rice, another Jewish grunt and groan artist, in a small town in Nevada named Kreplich. . . .The first… More ▸

  • Slants on Sports

    Sidney Heitner, former table tennis champion of the country, is trying a comeback. He hopes to defeat Solly Schiff, the tiger of table tennis tournaments. Sid scoffs at the ferociousness of football or lacrosse. He laughs at the rigors of rugby or hockey. And it is with a sneer that he condescends to speak of… More ▸