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  1. Billy Baldwin trying to save wrestling

    Lynn Hoppes

    Actor Billy Baldwin, who grew up wrestling in Massapequa, N.Y., will be in New York City Wednesday to rally support in the battle to save Olympic wrestling. Baldwin, who starred in "Backdraft" and "Sliver," wrestled on his high school team and th...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  2. John C. McGinley talks Red Barber, '42'

    Lynn Hoppes

    Actor John C. McGinley spent one year in the early 1980s at Syracuse's Newhouse School of Public Communications with the hopes of being the next great sports broadcaster. "I wanted to be Red Barber, Mel Allen or Howard Cosell. I loved their person...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  3. Steve Carell on hockey, 'Anchorman' sequel

    Lynn Hoppes

    Getting the bad box-office taste out of his mouth, actor Steve Carell this week begins production as the slow-witted weatherman Brick Tamland in the much-anticipated "Anchorman: The Legend Continues." This past weekend, Carell's movie "The Incredi...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  4. ESPN's Charissa Thompson to host 'Splash'

    Lynn Hoppes

    Charissa Thompson, host of ESPN's "SportsNation," has been tapped, along with actor Joey Lawrence, to host "Splash," the new celebrity diving show on ABC. The contestants showing off their diving skills are basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Ja...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  5. Chace Crawford on Super Bowl, Cowboys

    Lynn Hoppes

    Actor Chace Crawford spent Saturday in New Orleans playing in DIRECTV'S seventh annual celebrity football game; promoted Gillette's Kiss & Tell national experiment to see whether women prefer to kiss a man with stubble or with a smooth face; and ...

    Blog | February 03, 2013
  6. Actor Vincent Piazza on hockey, ALS work

    Lynn Hoppes

    Vincent Piazza, star of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," saw firsthand how Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease) can affect a family. Piazza's grandmother lived at the home of the actor's family in Queens, N.Y., and eventually died from th...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  7. Gabby Douglas is on Barbara Walters' list

    Lynn Hoppes

    In six months, 16-year-old Gabby Douglas has gone from Olympic gymnast to Olympic champion to world traveler to author. And now she has made Barbara Walters' list of "The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012." Douglas is joining actor/producer B...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  8. John O'Hurley talks national dog show

    Lynn Hoppes

    Actor John O'Hurley, famous for his role as J. Peterman on "Seinfeld," remembers the first words when NBC called to ask whether he wanted to host a televised version of The National Dog Show. "Woof! Woof! That's how they started the conversation,"...

    Blog | November 22, 2012
  9. Behind the scenes: Sean Astin, NFL rookies

    Lynn Hoppes

    Last week, we talked with actor Sean Astin about his TV spot for Pepsi Max where he interviewed NFL rookies Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson, among others. Today, here's a look behind the scenes of the video shoot....

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  10. Vaughn, Owen Wilson in 49ers' locker room

    Lynn Hoppes

    Actors Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson were in the San Francisco 49ers' locker room Sunday night, to the surprise of the players and the media. Both were in town to continue shooting "The Internship," a movie about two men in their 40s laid off and h...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  11. Ben Schwartz talks 'Randy Cunningham'

    Lynn Hoppes

    Actor Ben Schwartz of "Parks and Recreation" loved Disney animation so much growing up that he's just amazed he's getting the opportunity to voice the lead for "Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja" on Disney XD. "I still remember watching 'Adventure...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  12. Sean Astin enjoys working with NFL rookies

    Lynn Hoppes

    Sean Astin Talks to NFL Rookies from Sean Astin "See that line where I call him the Volcano? That's classic. You've got to put that in there. His nickname should be the Volcano!" That's actor Sean Astin exuberantly talking about his hos...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  13. 'Bernie' Kiser heads to Oakland to dance!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Oakland A's players and fans who love the "Bernie" dance will be able to see the creator up close on Saturday as actor Terry Kiser will throw out the ceremonial first pitch against the Boston Red Sox. "This is going to be big, like watching the Ro...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  14. Terry Crews talks 'Expendables,' football

    Lynn Hoppes

    Actor Terry Crews said he was cut by six football teams in seven years. "Guess what? I'm still here," said Crews, one of the stars of "The Expendables 2," which hits theaters Friday and is a potential blockbuster. "When I realized that I had to ta...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  15. Y&R actor Josh Morrow talks on Sooners

    Lynn Hoppes

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops and quarterback Landry Jones visited ESPN's campus in Bristol, Conn., on Thursday to talk about last season and what's ahead for 2012. One fan, on a TV sound set in California, is chomping at the bit for the season to beg...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  16. Geno Segers of 'Pair of Kings' played ball

    Lynn Hoppes

    Imagine if actor Geno Segers, who was a defensive lineman at Western Carolina University in the late 1980s, had played every college game on national TV. His career likely would have been much different. "One game against East Tennessee State ...

    Blog | July 24, 2012