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  • Two short of a Minyan—The 1951 UCLA football team

    October 15, 2015 | 2:36 pm

    This football season, UCLA’s Jewish quarterback, Josh Rosen, is the talk of the chosen, especially considering he was named the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Male High School Athlete of the year for 2015. But forgotten today is that, in 1951, UCLA’s football team...

  • Nothing trivial about these Jews on the gridiron

    By  Lee Barnathan

    April 25, 2012 | 10:53 am

    Trivia question: What family soon will represent 20 percent of the Jews in the National Football League?

    Answer: The one with Geoff and Mitchell Schwartz. Older son Geoff has played two seasons with the Carolina Panthers and now is under contract with the Minnesota Vikings. Younger...