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  1. Aly Raisman is ready for 'Dancing' finals

    Lynn Hoppes

    It's down to the final four on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," and Olympic gymnastics champion and Season 16 competitor Aly Raisman summed it up best: "Everyone wants to win, but at the same time it's not life or death. It's more about having fun ...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  2. Billy Baldwin trying to save wrestling

    Lynn Hoppes

    Actor Billy Baldwin, who grew up wrestling in Massapequa, N.Y., will be in New York City Wednesday to rally support in the battle to save Olympic wrestling. Baldwin, who starred in "Backdraft" and "Sliver," wrestled on his high school team and th...

    Blog | May 15, 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. Ryan Lochte's reality show debuts Sunday

    Lynn Hoppes

    Despite what you might think, Ryan Lochte has no problems making fun of himself. An 11-time Olympic medalist, Lochte showed off how to exercise while working on a Web series called "Office Burn," made appearances on "90210" and "30 Rock" and, on S...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  5. Brandi Chastain talks 'Splash,' staying fit

    Lynn Hoppes

    Growing up in San Jose, Calif., you'd think that Brandi Chastain would have been really good at swimming. But that wasn't the case. Chastain instead focused on soccer and became a two-time Women's World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist....

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  6. Aly Raisman on dancing, web series, teens

    Lynn Hoppes

    Daniel Tosh. Rob Dyrdek. Now U.S. gymnastics captain and "Dancing with the Stars" competitor Aly Raisman. Raisman, who led the women's team to the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, is juggling a lot of things these days: • Teaming w...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  7. Dwyane Wade talks Madness, streak, sons

    Lynn Hoppes

    When you ask NBA great Dwyane Wade when he became at peace with the world, you'd think he'd say: • Winning his first NBA Championship with the Miami Heat in 2006. • Capturing a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics as part of the U...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Scotty Lago on burnout, Olympics, Twitter

    Lynn Hoppes

    Olympic snowboarder Scotty Lago, before heading to Norway Thursday to prepare for this weekend's Arctic Challenge, was in Las Vegas on Wednesday to perform an ultimate orange burnout with fellow AMP Energy athletes Dale Earnhardt Jr. and MMA fighter ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Antron Brown's path to history wasn't easy

    Lynn Hoppes

    Antron Brown, one of the nation's top junior college track stars, had just graduated from Mercer Junior College in New Jersey in 1997 and was heading to Long Island University on a full scholarship with the hopes of one day making the U.S. Olympic te...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  15. Donald Driver talks about 'Dancing' finals

    Lynn Hoppes

    Tonight, the first all-star champion will be crowned on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars." Will Olympic gymnastic champion Shawn Johnson continue the trend of athletes winning the dance elimination show? It's the 15th season, and seven athletes -- in...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  16. Shawn Johnson primed for 'Dancing' finals

    Lynn Hoppes

    Winning ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" this week will mean more for Olympic gymnastic champion Shawn Johnson than you might think. "I don't talk about this very much but winning will be like my own little redemption," said Johnson, who ...

    Blog | November 26, 2012