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  1. Meet Denzel Washington the hoops stud

    Dan Friedell

    Editor's note: Welcome to another installment of "How Good Was He?" It's an occasional Playbook series in which we delve deep into the athletic pasts of celebrities. If all you know about Denzel Washington's basketball skills comes from the exten...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  2. Mag Minute: DC United goalie Bill Hamid

    Dan Friedell

    Last March, Bill Hamid was the starting goalie for the under-23 U.S. national team that lost to El Salvador and saw its hope for an appearance at the London Olympics disappear. The agonizing defeat could have foretold a disastrous MLS season for ...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  3. Aural histories of Olympic champions

    Dan Friedell

    The 2012 Summer Olympics, from its avant-garde opening ceremony to the fireworks-filled closing, was packed with sights we'll remember for the next four years. But what about the sounds that come with winning a gold medal? We caught up with five of L...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  4. A fans' primer on pingpong expressions

    Dan Friedell

    If you've never seen pingpong (yes, you're allowed to call it that) here are a few things you should know while watching it at the Olympics: 1. The players are athletic. They move from close-in shots at the net to deep baseline returns in the blin...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  5. Teens Zhang, Hsing lock up Olympic table tennis bids

    Dan Friedell

    Teens Ariel Hsing, Lily Zhang and Erica Wu clinched berths on the U.S. Olympic table tennis team.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2012
  6. Trio of teens aims to secure Olympic table tennis bids

    Dan Friedell

    Lily Zhang, Erica Wu and Ariel Hsing each have a shot at qualifying for the 2012 Olympics during this week's North American Trials in Cary, N.C.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2012