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  1. Cancer patient meets Stanley Cup, Giguere

    Lynn Hoppes

    Logan Piz, a 13-year-old cancer patient in Denver, thought it was a normal Wednesday, heading to Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children to get treatment for Ewing's sarcoma, a rare bone cancer. Instead, through Make-A-Wish, Piz got the chance to spe...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  2. Luke Bryan on duet with Peyton Manning

    Lynn Hoppes

    Peyton Manning might be a four-time NFL MVP, but a country singer? Not so much. Just a few weeks ago, Manning joined country star Luke Bryan on stage at Manning's Children's Hospital gala in Indianapolis to sing a few songs, including Johnny Cash'...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  3. Abdul-Jabbar on NCAAs, 'Splash,' coaching

    Lynn Hoppes

    What has gotten into basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar? On Sunday, Abdul-Jabbar and Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed led about 3,000 children on a 1-mile dribbling trek throughout downtown Sunday to promote healthy, active lifestyles. Normal...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  4. Jeff Gordon on 49ers, Dr. Seuss, NASCAR

    Lynn Hoppes

    As part of the Citi Read to Skate program, NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon was in New York Monday morning reading Dr. Seuss' "Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?" to school children from the Bronx. The program reinforces students to take advantage of the New Yo...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  5. Athletes talk about favorite Christmas toys

    Lynn Hoppes

    With Christmas just a few days away, Playbook decided to ask several athletes about their favorite Christmas present as a child. (Well, Shaq is always childlike, so he answered differently.) Danica Patrick, NASCAR driver "I remember one year my m...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  6. Kids of Stoudemire, 'Melo show off fashion

    Lynn Hoppes

    NEW YORK -- It's not just Knicks superstars Amare Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony working together these days. It's their kids too. On Friday night, Stoudemire's three children and Anthony's son were part of a kids' fashion show to mark the open...

    Blog | October 13, 2012
  7. Adrian Young of No Doubt talks CD, golf

    Lynn Hoppes

    Adrian Young's golf game likely will take a hit as his band No Doubt will start promoting its new CD "Push and Shove," which is out today. Young, the wild-child drummer of the band fronted by Gwen Stefani, has loved the game of golf since he was a...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  8. Tony Hawk talks 9/11, his foundation, fans

    Lynn Hoppes

    NEW YORK -- For 30 years, Tony Hawk has been skateboarding and spreading the word about his sport. "I still can't believe I get to do this at my age," said the 44-year-old Hawk, who got into the sport as a child because of his hyperactivity. "Ever...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  9. Garciaparra supporting Challenger Division

    Lynn Hoppes

    Working with Subway, ESPN broadcaster Nomar Garciaparra on Friday showed support for the Little League's Challenger Division, which is for developmentally and physically challenged children and their helping buddies. "Little League is about bringi...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  10. Kate Upton on football, dancing, sweeping

    Lynn Hoppes

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Upton and pro skateboarder Chaz Ortiz, along with about 30 children, spent Thursday afternoon cleaning up Fort Greene Park. Appearing on behalf of Zoo York clothing, Upton and Ortiz worked w...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  11. Happy birthday, Nicole Scherzinger!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Nicole Scherzinger, pop singer and reality show host, was born today in Honolulu in 1978. Scherzinger, 34, enrolled in various performing arts schools and started singing and dancing as a child. She joined the Pussycat Dolls and became the group's...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  12. Charlie Sheen on show, love of baseball

    Lynn Hoppes

    Comedic actor Charlie Sheen discusses his new show "Anger Management," why he won't refuse an autograph to a child, his love of baseball and the legitimate possibility of making a "Major League 3."...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  13. Aaron Boone, Jared coaching exhibition

    Lynn Hoppes

    ESPN Major League Baseball analyst Aaron Boone has joined Jared the Subway Guy in Los Angeles today as coaches for an exhibition game for local Challenger Division Little Leaguers. "I'm fired up about this opportunity to work with children," said ...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  14. Happy birthday, Clyde Drexler!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Clyde "The Glide" Drexler, voted one of basketball's 50 Greatest Players, was born today in New Orleans. Drexler was a 10-time All-Star, an Olympic champion in 1992 and an NBA champion with the Houston Rockets in 1995. Drexler retired in 1998 a...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  15. Happy birthday, Mark Wahlberg!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Mark Wahlberg, actor/producer and former rapper, was born today in 1971 in Boston. The 41-year-old Wahlberg, who is the youngest of nine children, has grown from dropping his pants and singing as Marky Mark into a talented and credible actor and ...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  16. Eli Manning, John Legend talk on charity

    Lynn Hoppes

    Eli Manning, Drew Brees and Dan Marino are among the celebrities attending Samsung's Hope for Children Gala on Monday night in New York City. "This night is not about the Giants, Jets, Eagles or any team. We're there to support the cause," said Ma...

    Blog | June 04, 2012