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  1. Bright, Liukin and Douglas model in NYC

    Lynn Hoppes

    Life has changed so much for 2008 Olympic all-around gymnastics champion Nastia Liukin. Wednesday, she got up early to work out in sweats. She then went to class at New York University, where she is a freshman studying sports management. She then...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  2. 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
  3. 2012 might be the Year of the Short Person

    Lynn Hoppes

    Gabby Douglas, all 4 feet 11 of her, won two Olympic gold medals at the Summer Games in London. Lionel Messi, at 5-7, has scored 90 goals this year and is the best soccer player in the world. And Brad Keselowski, who is 5-10, won the NASCAR Sprint Cu...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Olympian Jake Dalton talks gymnastics tour

    Lynn Hoppes

    U.S. Olympic gymnast Jake Dalton and his male gymnastic buddies will try to dance to LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem" on Saturday night at the Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastic Champions at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. "I'm not a good dancer, but I try,"...

    Blog | November 17, 2012
  6. College player pens Gabby Douglas poem

    Lynn Hoppes

    Jasmine Waiters, who plays basketball for Notre Dame de Namur in California, couldn't sit idly by after reading all the stories about people complaining about Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas' hair and Douglas' mother having to defend her. So Waiters...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  7. Q&A: Gabby Douglas, mom Natalie Hawkins

    Lynn Hoppes

    The daughter-mother bond between Olympic gymnastics champion Gabby Douglas and her mom, Natalie Hawkins, has never been tighter. It's easy to see when things are going well -- two gold medals and endorsement offers flooding in. But throw in pe...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  8. Q&A: Dominique Dawes on Gabby, London

    Lynn Hoppes

    Three-time Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes, who won a team gold medal in 1996, is in London as a reporter for Fox Sports. That means she should try to be objective when covering the news. But she just can't help herself. "I'm sitting on the edg...

    Blog | August 06, 2012