The Beat

Post’s Boswell inducted into Sports Media HOF
Jul 2, 2018

Post’s Boswell inducted into Sports Media HOF

Washington Post sports columnist Thomas Boswell was inducted into the National Sports Media Hall of Fame on June 25 in Winston-Salem, N.C. The 2018 class also included writer Dick Weiss and sportscasters Bryant Gumbel and Woody Durham.

Friendship Games: Podcasts
Jun 29, 2018

Friendship Games: Podcasts

Reporters Julia Karron, Joe Malandruccolo and Chloe Pavlech share their experiences from the 2018 Friendship Games in Eilat, Israel, in podcast form.

Friendship Games: Student-run Irish team enjoys ride
Jun 29, 2018

Friendship Games: Student-run Irish team enjoys ride

Ireland’s barriers to entry for the Friendship Games included lack of funding, lack of interest in basketball and no coach. But the team from Trinity College of Dublin is at the tournament and making the most of its experience.

Friendship Games: Ukraine, Lithuania win titles
Jun 27, 2018

Friendship Games: Ukraine, Lithuania win titles

Behind 26 points from Tania Yurkevichus, Ukraine defeated Russia for the second time this week to win the Games’ women’s tournament for the first time, while Lithuania beat ASA Israel to take the men’s title for the sixth straight year.

Friendship Games: Brothers
Jun 27, 2018

Friendship Games: Brothers

At the 2018 Friendship Games in Eilat, Israel, the three Abuarisha brothers are competing together for the Israeli Arabic team – older brothers Shadi and Zidah as players, younger brother Mohamed as coach.

Friendship Games: Final four
Jun 26, 2018

Friendship Games: Final four

In the Friendship Games men’s semifinals, Lithuania faced off against Eilat, while ASA Israel played Ukraine.