Why the Forward doesn’t cover sports

Chris BermanThe Jewish weekly newspaper The Forward ran an article in today’s paper about ESPN‘s Chris Berman being the guest speaker at a Houston Jewish Federation event called “Men’s Night Out.”

This paragraph is a good example of why the Jewish paper doesn’t cover sports very often:

When the time came for Berman to leave his table and walk to the stage, the encouraging audience chanted, “He could go all the way!” — Berman’s trademark homerun call.

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