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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. Tommy Lasorda on World Baseball Classic

    Lynn Hoppes

    With the United States playing its first game tonight in the World Baseball Classic, Playbook reached out to talk to baseball legend Tommy Lasorda about the event. In the 2000 Summer Olympics, Lasorda came out of retirement to manage the U.S. team...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  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. 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
  5. Lochte, Torres win $10,000 on 'Millionaire'

    Lynn Hoppes

    On Monday's heroes episode of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire", Olympic swimmers Dara Torres and Ryan Lochte made it up to the fifth question of the trivia game show and used their "Ask The Audience" lifeline. They went with the advice of the studio a...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  6. Shaun White talks gum, training, playing his guitar

    Lynn Hoppes

    Shaun White has a new brand of gum for Stride and hangs with a Yeti.

    Blog | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  7. Here's how Shaun White gets height in SuperPipe

    Lynn Hoppes

    ASPEN, Colo. -- Maybe three-time defending X Games snowboard superpipe champion Shaun White doesn't need to practice. In his first return to halfpipe competition since winning the Olympic gold medal last year, the 24-year-old California action king ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  8. Evan Lysacek, the 2010 Olympic gold medalist in men's figure skat...

    Lynn Hoppes

    Evan Lysacek is torn. Should the 2010 Olympic figure skating champion get back to training and prepare for 2014 Games, or should he give up the sport to try something new, like acting? "I'm a road map type of guy. I like to have a goal and try to r...

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2010