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  1. Segun Toriola and Ning Gao Are the Best Athletes in the World

    Grantland Staff

    This happened at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, during the men's team table tennis semifinals. They make J.J. Watt look like a shuffleboard player....

    Blog | July 29, 2014
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  3. Orioles could be ready to take over AL East

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Baltimore Orioles are an easy team to warm up to. For starters, their clubhouse is the closest thing in the majors to a Chuck E. Cheese's franchise. When players aren't killing time before games playing ping-pong or pool, they gravitate to a mini...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
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  5. The small numbers that led to $2 billion

    J.A. Adande

    The $2 billion valuation for the Los Angeles Clippers wouldn't be possible without the numbers 5, 3, 6 and 10. Those were the digits on the ping-pong balls that allowed the Clippers to win the 2009 draft lottery, the combination that led to them land...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  6. We Went There: God Loves Cleveland and 24 More Notes From Inside ...

    Zach Lowe

    I love the NBA draft lottery. There is real tension in the air, and it's delightful to watch the league's workaholic, process-oriented thinking GMs and owners grapple with the fact that a random Ping-Pong ball drawing in a sealed-o...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  7. C's finish tied for 4th-worst record

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics finished the 2013-14 season with a 25-57 mark and will share the fourth-worst record in the NBA with the Utah Jazz. The Celtics and Jazz will split 207 ping-pong ball combinations with a random drawing to see who gets...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  8. Lakers-Jazz Preview

    Lakers-Jazz Preview

    Preview | April 13, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: C's 106, Bobcats 103

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Ping-pong balls be damned. Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens yearned for progress and he got it on Friday night. Phil Pressey came up big in a spot start for Rajon Rondo and Boston rallied back after kicking away a big fourth-quarter lea...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  10. Jockeying for (ping-pong) position

    Chris Forsberg

    The folks at Tankathon provide our latest glimpse at the bottom of the league standings after the Boston Celtics lost their eighth straight game on Saturday night and moved within a game of the third worst record in basketball with five games to play...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  11. Jockeying for (ping-pong) position

    Chris Forsberg

    Our latest look at the bottom of the league standings with Hollinger computer projections, percent probability for the teams to land a top 3 or No. 1 pick overall at their current position, and each team's remaining schedule (keep in mind that ties i...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  12. Jockeying for (ping-pong) position

    Chris Forsberg

    The Boston Celtics were formally eliminated from postseason contention with Monday's loss in Chicago. With eight games remaining, the question is where will they end up in the final standings as lottery-bound teams jockey for additional ping-pong bal...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  13. Philly doubles down on tanking

    Henry Abbott

    And then there were two. Chad Ford says by trading two of their top four scorers, the 76ers have emerged as the Bucks' only rivals in the race for ping-pong balls....

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  14. Remembering the surreal glitz of the 1994 World Cup draw

    Roger Bennett

    Friday's World Cup draw will pin the globe's attention on the vast, complex landmass that is Brazil. Yet before FIFA's mysterious ping-pong balls tumble into place, it is worth taking a moment to remember an event, almost 20 years ago to the day, in ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  15. Bennett: Remembering the surreal glitz of the 1994 World Cup draw...

    Roger Bennett

    Friday's World Cup draw will pin the globe's attention on the vast, complex landmass that is Brazil. Yet before FIFA's mysterious ping-pong balls tumble into place, it is worth taking a moment to remember an event, almost 20 years ago to the day, in ...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  16. Ping pong helped shape me: Del Piero

    Angela Habashy

    Alessandro Del Piero says it was his time playing table tennis as a teen which really shaped the footballer he became.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2013
  17. Todd Haley center of attention again

    Scott Brown

    Steel City wake-up call: morning links Panic has set in at Steelers headquarters. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and safety Ryan Clark convened a meeting of veteran players on Wednesday and one result of that is no more ping-pong for the young guy...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  18. Bill Simmons on the gravity of Game 6 in the NBA Finals

    Bill Simmons

    As the NBA Finals head back to Miami for Game 6, just about everyone on the floor has something to prove.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2013