| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:01 PM
10:30 a.m. Basketball: May 1987: Boo Williams stars vs. Soviet team.--LSC 48
11 a.m. Baseball: Little League Great Lakes Regional semifinals: Streator (Ill.) vs. Warren County Southern (Ky.), then New Castle (Ind.) vs. Eau Claire (Wis.) at 2.--ESPN2...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:24 PM
If Westridge School incoming junior Erica Wu was disappointed with her Olympic experience, those feelings were fleeting.
The 16-year-old otherwise beamed at the opportunity to represent the United States in the women’s team table tennis...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Class B State Tournament at Mitchell
Clark vs. Akron, Iowa, 6 p.m.
Milbank vs. Harrisburg, 8 p.m.
Men's 12-Inch Slow Pitch
at South Complex
6:30 p.m. - Johnson Drywall vs. Hart Farms/Kippley Tax Service/...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:18 AM
We've always appreciated that "Naked Gun" joke, where Leslie Nielsen says he likes his sex like he likes his basketball: "One-on-one and with as little dribbling as possible." With the 2012 Summer Olympics kicking off Friday, this got us thinking about...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:47 PM
The frenetic beat of a hospital wing work schedule requires its secretary's head to be on a swivel. You need whipcrack reflexes, and it doesn't hurt if Multitask is your middle name.
So when she retired last April after 30 years on the medical/surgical...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:31 PM
7 a.m. Golf: Lyoness Open final round (men; t. in Atzenbrugg, Austria).--Golf
8 a.m. Motorsports: Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying (in Budapest).--Speed
8:30 a.m. Motorsports: Raceline (t.).--MASN
9 a.m. Talk:...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 11:03 PM
At 16, Erica Wu has accumulated enough stamps on her passport to make even seasoned travelers jealous.
She’s crisscrossed the country and other parts of the world, for table tennis tournaments and now will make the ultimate excursion, to London, as...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 1:05 AM
There will be a pingpong tournament fundraiser for Rod and Brenda Hall of Aberdeen on Saturday at Aberdeen Christian Fellowship Church, 214 First Ave. S.E.
The couple was injured in a car accident and funds will go toward medical expenses. Rod Hall is...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 6:27 PM
The latest installment of the Ping-Pong Ball Invitational was held Tuesday night at Amway Center.
The match-up featured the Charlotte Bobcats -- lottery-draft favorites -- against the Magic -- the steadily sinking contenders challenging the 'Cats'...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:03 PM
There's something eye-rollingly 21st century about parents shuttling their young charges to a state-of-the art metropolitan museum to instill in them a love of hacking around.
Talk about structuring your unstructured time.
Of course, we are the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:55 PM
You've been to San Francisco. You know not to call it "Frisco," not to expect ample parking, not to forget your sweater. You know the Powell Street cable cars run through Union Square and where to find the Golden Gate Bridge. You know that most days,...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:44 PM
It might have been a chance meeting or a cunning act of propaganda, but the encounter more than 40 years ago between two pingpong champions — one Chinese, the other American — launched what President Nixon would call "the week that changed the...