You've probably heard the old anti-Semitic joke about the invention of copper wire coming as a result of dropping a penny between two Jews. If you haven't, San Diego Chargers radio analyst Hank Bauer is here to tell it to you.
"'Ralph Branca is not a Jew,' said Alan Dershowitz, a Brooklyn-born Dodgers fan, lawyer and Harvard professor." [NYT]
Sacramento PD is investigating whether or not graffiti on a mural of Kings players in mid-Sactown constitutes a hate crime. Considering the graffiti was a swastika painted on the forehead of Omri Casspi—the only Israeli NBA player—it's a decent bet.