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    The comedian Judah Friedlander and Wu Yue, who is bound for this summer’s Olympic Games, at Spin table tennis club in Manhattan.
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    The Comic and the Ping-Pong Champ

    He’s the “30 Rock” guy in a trucker’s hat. She’s an Olympic hopeful. She gives him lessons, but the instruction flows both ways.


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    ­A funeral Mass for Officer David Hofer was said at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Monday. He was killed on March 1.
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    Big City

    Death in Texas: An Officer’s Odyssey

    Until David Hofer died this month, shot in a park by a 22-year-old with a long criminal record, a police officer hadn’t been killed in Euless, Tex., in 34 years.


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    Barry “Slice” Rohrssen, the associate head coach of the St. John’s basketball team, works with players during practice on the court before a game against Seton Hall at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan.
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    Sunday Routine

    How Barry Rohrssen, a Basketball Coach, Spends His Sundays

    For Mr. Rohrssen, the associate head coach for men’s basketball at St. John’s University in Queens, Sundays include sports, church and Frosted Mini-Wheats.