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Beck ready to make impact on LPGA tour

Beck ready to make impact on LPGA tour

Laetitia Beck’s dramatic playoff hole win Dec. 7 at the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Final Qualifying Tournament in Daytona Beach, FL, fulfills...

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Israel baseball – growing and thriving

Israel baseball – growing and thriving

Margo Sugarman Baseball in Israel may have started up in the 1980s, but now it’s going through dramatic changes that are putting it on the world baseball map and...

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Author tells unsung story of Jewish NBA giant

Author tells unsung story of Jewish NBA giant

Matt RobinsonJNS.org Baseball Hall-of-Famers Hank Greenberg and Sandy Koufax are household names both in their sport and in the pantheon of Jewish professional athletes....

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Smith determined to stay up with Leafs

Smith determined to stay up with Leafs

Centre Trevor Smith, 29, hopes his second stint with the Toronto Maple Leafs will help him earn full-time National Hockey League status going forward. Since being...

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NBA’s Pelicans add Israeli point guard

NBA’s Pelicans add Israeli point guard

(JNS.org) – The New Orleans Pelicans signed point guard Gal Mekel, who last season became the second Israeli-born player in the National Basketball Association...

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