Israeli Soccer Brawl Cancels Match, Continues Next Day At Courthouse

Yesterday's Tel Aviv Derby between Hapoel and Maccabi was called off late in the first half as fans rushed the pitch. But that wasn't enough; supporters of the two sides met up again this morning at a court hearing for those arrested yesterday, and began brawling again. People are fucking nuts. » 11/04/14 10:26am 11/04/14 10:26am

Israeli Basketball Is Kind Of Insane

This is what happened at the close of last night's chapter of Israel's biggest rivalry, Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Tel Aviv. After a close away win for Maccabi, center Sofoklis Schortsanitis—a former Clippers draft pick—charged into a hostile crowd to try to beat up a Hapoel fan. You can see the fan, in white with a… » 4/08/14 1:07pm 4/08/14 1:07pm

Cat Gets Loose During Basketball Game, Evades Dog Mascot

Israel is full of stray cats, so pure numbers say it was a matter of time before one of them ended up on the court during a Maccabi Tel Aviv game. The cat panicked, unable to handle the transition game and the slippery floor, and was set upon by Donny the Dog, Maccabi's mascot. Kitty escaped, though; it's a Warner… » 3/27/12 4:50pm 3/27/12 4:50pm