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  1. Missy Franklin keeps busy in high school

    Lynn Hoppes

    Swimming great Missy Franklin, who won five medals at the London Olympic Games (including four gold medals), knows she has accomplished so many of her dreams at the young age of 17, but she isn't slowing down. "I'm making so many new ones now!" sh...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Ryan Lochte speaks at Boys, Girls Club

    Lynn Hoppes

    Olympic swimming champion Ryan Lochte hasn't slowed down since winning five medals at the London Summer Games. Celebrity events. Magazine covers. Cameos on TV shows "90210" and "30 Rock." Even working on a clothing line. And on Friday, Lochte ...

    Blog | November 03, 2012
  4. Jordyn Wieber on texting, Tigers, Bieber

    Lynn Hoppes

    Olympic gymnastic champion Jordyn Wieber took a breather from her hectic travel schedule to return home to Michigan on Wednesday to support AT&T's anti-texting while driving campaign. Wieber, a 17-year-old DeWitt native, visited the store in Novi ...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Mia Hamm talks Olympic soccer, life today

    Lynn Hoppes

    It might be smart for Mia Hamm, considered the best female soccer player in history, to limit the intake of liquids on Thursday while watching the U.S. women's soccer team play Japan for the Olympic gold medal. On Monday, when the United States be...

    Blog | August 08, 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
  9. Rulon Gardner on Olympic wrestling, future

    Lynn Hoppes

    Here are the first words out of Rulon's Gardner's mouth: "I wish I were in London." And he's not talking about just broadcasting, which he will do. The 40-year-old U.S. Olympic gold- and bronze-medal wrestler is talking about competing. "Thi...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  10. Rapper Paul Wall talks Ryan Lochte's grill

    Lynn Hoppes

    A lot has been made about the Ryan Lochte's grill at the Olympics, and Playbook has tracked down hip-hop star Paul Wall, who helped create the now-famous look. The Houston rapper, who worked a recent mixtape with DJ Drama and now is working with DJ W...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  11. Apolo Ohno talks Olympics and 'Dancing'

    Lynn Hoppes

    The Tower Bridge.....Much better w/ the Olympic rings present... Apolo Anton Ohno (@ApoloOhno) July 31, 2012 From Apolo Ohno on Instagram. Have you seen Apolo Ohno's Twitter feed since he has been in London f...

    Blog | July 31, 2012