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  1. Patrick Willis on snakes, TV spot, 49ers

    Lynn Hoppes

    In the new Foot Locker commercial for ASICS shoes out Thursday, San Francisco's Patrick Willis says he's the fastest linebacker in football. One thing he can't outrun is the controversy over when he recently killed a gopher snake in his house. ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  2. Emmitt Smith talks Tony Romo, Cowboys

    Lynn Hoppes

    Pro Football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith is ready for the questions. As he and his wife, Pat, head to the Omni Dallas Hotel for the fourth annual Emmitt Smith Celebrity Invitational weekend, he knows the question will be: "Should the Dallas Cowb...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  3. Donovan McNabb on draft, Eagles, family

    Lynn Hoppes

    Was that football great Donovan McNabb and Olympic swimming champion Ryan Lochte playing kickball in New York's Times Square? Both helped celebrate the launch of the American Honey Bar-sity Athletics social sports initiative on Tuesday. Money also...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  4. Kurt Warner on 'Moment,' second chances

    Lynn Hoppes

    Kurt Warner's story has been told over and over again. Undrafted in 1994 by an NFL team. Worked at a grocery store in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Played three years in the Arena Football League. Then, in 1998, the St. Louis Rams took a chance on him, an...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  5. Tony Gonzalez talks NBA dreams, Falcons

    Lynn Hoppes

    Future football Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez isn't just bragging when he says he could play in the NBA. In fact, he did. In 2002, Gonzalez, who was in a contract dispute with the Kansas City Chiefs, was invited by the Miami Heat to take part in ...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  6. Train's Pat Monahan on football and music

    Lynn Hoppes

    Growing up in Pennsylvania, it's no wonder that Pat Monahan, lead singer of Train, became a huge Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He always dreamed of becoming Terry Bradshaw and winning Super Bowls. Instead, the 44-year-old Monahan went into music and...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  7. Suh, Abdul-Jabbar set to make 'Splash'

    Lynn Hoppes

    Celebrities have danced, skated, exercised and boxed. Now, 10 celebrities on the ABC show "Splash" will compete in regulation platform and springboard diving in front of a poolside audience. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, football star ...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  8. Brian Sims talks Culliver, football, politics

    Lynn Hoppes

    Now that the Super Bowl is over, San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver will begin his sensitivity training and education following his anti-gay remarks last week. Culliver will work with The Trevor Project, an organization that provides cr...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  9. 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
  10. Matt Barkley talks USC season, faith, pizza

    Lynn Hoppes

    This past college football season didn't go as planned for USC quarterback Matt Barkley. • He spurned a top 10 slot in the NFL draft to return for his senior season and a chance at a national title. • He sprained his shoulder in N...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  11. Mat Kearney talks 'Chip Don't Go' song

    Lynn Hoppes

    Oregon football coach Chip Kelly on Friday interviewed with the Cleveland Browns and next will talk with the Buffalo Bills and the Philadelphia Eagles, according to team and league sources. One fan, critically acclaimed musician Mat Kearney, has a...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  12. Allen, Bowden talk charity football game

    Lynn Hoppes

    Owen Wilson hinted at it. Kurt Warner too. Now tonight, fans will get a chance to watch a charity football game at halftime of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl and see glimpses of Wilson's football antics in "Wedding Crashers." "Owen figured prominently i...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  13. Bobby Bowden isn't so 'Santa Claus' now

    Lynn Hoppes

    Even though he's lost about 20 pounds, legendary football coach Bobby Bowden is throwing caution to the wind this holiday season. "I've really tried to watch my weight since I retired. And I've kept pretty active, playing a lot of golf," said Bowd...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  14. Owen Wilson seeks respect for flag football

    Lynn Hoppes

    It's been seven years since Owen Wilson had trouble playing flag football in the movie "Wedding Crashers," and today he's still getting no respect. "He's quite limited. As you saw in the movie, he has little skill and doesn't know how to run a hot...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  15. Jerry Rice, Steve Young talk about TV spot

    Lynn Hoppes

    San Francisco 49ers legends Jerry Rice and Steve Young are back together again, working with Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, in the latest campaign for clothing company Van Heusen and the "Funny or Die" website. The football players tr...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  16. Apolo Ohno, Emmitt Smith off 'Dancing'

    Lynn Hoppes

    Splitting the athletic votes, Olympic speedskating champion Apolo Ohno and football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith were sent home Tuesday night on the semifinals of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars." It's surprising since both are past champio...

    Blog | November 20, 2012