Tag: Israel sports

Basketball player and former Sportsman of the Year David Robinson attends the 2011 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year award presentation at The IAC Building on December 6, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Former NBA All-Stars to Host Summer Program in Israel

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is preparing to bring an international program to Israel this summer in what will mark the league’s first official visit to the Jewish state.

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Israeli Soccer Player Earns Tryout With NFL

The Times of Israel reports:  An Israeli professional soccer player will be trying out for the National Football League as a kicker. Gal Mesika will be the first Israeli to participate in a tryout attended by pro football scouts in Arizona