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  • Amar’e Stoudemire teaches Hebrew, for real

    So the rumors about the Amar’e Stoudemire’s Hebrew School remain rumors. But the New York Knicks all-star continues with his weekly “Seriously, I am Jewish” segment, this time with an adorable video for “Shalom Sesame,” which teaches young Jewish kids how to say the word “good” in Hebrew. Stoudemire shows off his Hebrew skills by… More ▸

  • After LeBron, Kobe shoots hoops with some Jews

    A few weeks after LeBron James took advantage of the NBA lockout and went to play some pick-up basketball with a bunch of Cleveland JCCers, it was Kobe’s turn to show off his skills to the chosen people.
    TMZ reports that the Black Mamba showed up at a JCC in Irvine, Calif., and asked to borrow the court for a private training session with a personal trainer. According to TMZ, the people at the JCC said that he “couldn’t have been nicer.”
    Judging from the video, Kobe looks pretty good. The Los Angeles Lakers are expected to play the Miami Heat twice this year. Do you think Kobe and LeBron will exchange some Jewish basketball experiences?
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  • Is Amar’e Stoudemire opening a Hebrew school?

    Here is an interesting piece of gossip from New York Daily News gossip page: A source close to the New York Knick tells us the power forward is interested in opening a Hebrew school, which would focus on teaching the language and Jewish history. The insider says the idea appears to be on the back… More ▸

  • LeBron taking his talents to the JCC

    With 24 hours left before the deadline imposed by NBA owners, and with the  complete season on the line, some NBA players are staying busy making ads. A new Nike spot, titled “Basketball Never Stops,” shows players shooting hoops in random places around the world. Which is kinda weird. I thought they were busy negotiating… More ▸

  • Adam Sandler will get you to the World Series

    …if you work for him. The Belleville News Democrat of Belleville, Ill., reports that Jeff Bergman, an employee of Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, really wanted to fly to St. Louis to see his beloved Cardinals play Game 1 of the World Series against the Texas Rangers. It just so happens that radio station 101 ESPN in… More ▸

  • Amar’e Stoudemire is hitting the books

    New York Knicks star and philo-Semite, Amar’e Stoudemire is heading back to school at Florida International University while the his union reps sort out the labor dispute with the NBA owners. “I’m back at school at FIU, studying history and science,” Stoudemire, who has been seen on campus, told The Post’s Anthony Sulla-Heffinger. I commend Stoudemire for… More ▸

  • Michigan St. coach used “Waterboy” to inspire his football team

    When the Michigan State Spartans football team faced the Ohio State Buckeyes last Saturday in Columbus, coach Mark Dantonio knew that winning in such a hostile atmosphere would require the full nine yards in motivational methods. So he did what every good coach does the night before the big game — he showed his players a… More ▸

  • Drake shares his NBA “knowledge” for new video game ad

    There might not be any NBA basketball this year but it’s not stopping 2K Sports from releasing the brand new NBA2K12 video game Tuesday. The successful brand released a special commercial for the upcoming game, where athletes, fans and celebrities argue about who is the best NBA team of all time, and Drake is apparently… More ▸

  • Another Jewish year for the Chicago Cubs

    Another year, another painful season for Chicago Cubs fans. This erev Rosh Hashanah marks the last game of the season for the team that hasn’t won a World Series since 1908 and hasn’t advanced to the World Series since 1945. Jewcy Editor in Chief Jason Diamond knows this all too well. [[READMORE]] "My mother’s side of… More ▸