The Sunday sports section might not be where a reader would expect to see a conversation about the Ohel, the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory.

Yet in an article today suggesting ways fans of the New York Jets and Giants football teams could escape their disappointment in their local teams’ performance, The New York Times suggests something refreshingly different: “Make a pilgrimage” to the Rebbe’s resting place in Cambria Heights, Queens, writes metro reporter Sarah Maslin Nir, and engage in some prayer to G‑d.