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  1. 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
  2. Charles Howell on his improving golf game

    Lynn Hoppes

    When you're born in Augusta, Ga., the home of the Masters, you're probably expected to be great at golf. Charles Howell III, the 13-year pro who has five top-10 finishes already this year, knows he isn't there yet. "I'm still learning to get o...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  3. Bubba Watson talks on faith, family, style

    Lynn Hoppes

    Bubba Watson, the 2012 Masters champion, isn't shy about saying where golf ranks in his life: "It's probably around fourth or fifth." Watson, who next week is set to embark on defending his golf crown in Augusta, Ga., sat down with Playbook on Tue...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  4. Bubba Watson rides golf cart hovercraft

    Lynn Hoppes

    Is this the future we're watching? It's Masters champion Bubba Watson tooling around in a ... hovercraft. Partnering with Oakley, Watson filmed the TV spot in Scottsdale, Ariz., in January. "They have the same ideas of having fun that I do,...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  5. Rickie Fowler on season, video, TV spots

    Lynn Hoppes

    PGA Tour golfer Rickie Fowler has spent the past two days in New York City filming two commercials for Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts. As a 24-year-old millionaire from Murrieta, Calif., you'd think he'd want to hurry through the various scenes to ...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  6. Mat Kearney talks writing Golf Boys '2.Oh'

    Lynn Hoppes

    After nearly two years in hibernation, the Golf Boys are back. PGA Tour stars Ben Crane, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler and Hunter Mahan hit it big in June 2011 with "Oh Oh Oh," which has been viewed more than 5 million times on YouTube. And now, ...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  7. Mac Miller talks sports, new MTV2 show

    Lynn Hoppes

    Mac Miller And The Most Dope Family Get More: Mac Miller, Mac Miller And The Most Dope Family, MTV2 Rapper Mac Miller brought his Pittsburgh posse out to Los Angeles to film his new MTV2 reality series, "Mac Miller and The Most Dope Family," in...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  8. Darius Rucker backs skier Tucker Perkins

    Lynn Hoppes

    Country singer Darius Rucker will be keeping track of the X Games Aspen 2013, which begins Thursday, to root on ski superpipe competitor Tucker Perkins. "There's not a more genuine guy out there, and to be such a bad-ass on the snow makes that eve...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  9. Bronze Radio Return in new PGA Tour ad

    Lynn Hoppes

    The PGA Tour recently released its season preview video featuring Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and a host of others for its "Born For This" campaign. The ditty in the background is by Hartford, Conn.,-based roots rock band Bronze Radio Return. The ...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Don Felder on golf, Eagles drama, new CD

    Lynn Hoppes

    Just how competitive was the 1970s supergroup The Eagles? Eagles record producer Bill Szymczyk wanted the band, which was recording in Miami in the mid-1970s, to get out of the studio for some fresh air to stop all the bickering about the music. ...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  13. We look at the fashions of Michael Jordan

    Lynn Hoppes

    Basketball legend Michael Jordan recently refused to change his cargo shorts while playing golf at a Miami Beach country club and won't be asked to return to the course. "They come to me on the 11th hole and say I can't wear cargo shorts," Jordan ...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  14. Ian Poulter talks Ryder Cup, Seve, clothes

    Lynn Hoppes

    This past weekend at the Ryder Cup, European golfer Ian Poulter invoked the memory of legend Seve Ballesteros on the golf course as he engineered Europe's 14.5-13.5 victory. Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal insisted that Ballesteros, who died...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  15. Penny Marshall talks book, Rodman film

    Lynn Hoppes

    Legendary comedian Penny Marshall has a new memoir out called "My Mother Was Nuts." And Marshall, known for starring in "Laverne & Shirley" and directing "A League of Their Own," admits that it might run in the family. Playbook had a few minute...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  16. 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