Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The 18 NFL legends — including Jim Brown and Joe Montana — provided thrills for Israeli fans in a country that few of the players had ever visited.
The rising 24-year-old from Buenos Aires, at just 5-foot-7, will look to make some noise at Wimbledon.
Two top National Football League players pulled out of publicity trip to Israel, saying they felt “used” by the government. Bennett tweeted an image of a letter with a longer explanation of why he would not be participating.
Denis Shapovalov is the second youngest player to defeat the Spanish champ since he turned pro in 2001.
Joc Pederson of the Dodgers and Alex Bregman of the Astros have made power-hitting history, while the legendary lefty made a timely suggestion.
Israel is now 4-1 in the tournament overall, and 1-1 in the second round of the 16-team quadrennial tournament.
Israel was the lowest-ranked team to qualify for the World Baseball Classic. Yet the club started the tournament last week to win its pool in the first round and become the only team to come out of the qualifying round and go undefeated.
The incident follows a similar event in Rome involving fans of a rival team.
They will be identified as competing as part of the International Judo Federation and medalists will not hear the national anthem, "Hatikvah."
Israel beat the Netherlands on Thursday by a score of 4-2 to finish first in its pool in the first round of the quadrennial baseball tournament, in which 16 countries are represented.

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