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  1. Who caddied for O.J., played against Tiger?

    Playbook Trending

    On Wednesday's episode of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire," there is a sports question. Who was once a golf caddie for O.J. Simpson and competed against Tiger Woods in the American Junior Golf Association? A: Mario Lopez B: Nick Lachey C: Set...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Picabo Street, Koss talk about Right to Play

    Bill Speros

    Picabo Street and Johann Olav Koss could easily have let their professional and Olympic success be the pinnacle of their lives. But that wasn't compatible with the competitive nature in Street, the first American female skier to win an Olympic gol...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  5. Trending: Masters buzzing on social media

    Bill Speros

    Golf fans in Australia got a green jacket for breakfast Monday, thanks to Adam Scott's Masters playoff victory over Angel Cabrera. this is fun- Adam Scott (@mradamscott) April 15, 2013 No, not that Adam Scott, who stars in the NBC come...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Webb Simpson talks golf clinics, Masters

    Bill Speros

    Webb Simpson was just 26 when he won the U.S. Open in 2012. He entered the final round 4 shots behind the leaders. But he's most remembered for his quick wit after a spectator walked into the middle of his post-victory interview with Bob Costas of NB...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  9. WWE Divas raise awareness of malaria

    Bill Speros

    WWE Diva Natalya admits she didn't know much about the impact of malaria on refugees in Africa and elsewhere before she and fellow Diva Alicia Fox visited Rwanda. Now she won't stop talking about it. "This is the first time WWE has done someth...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. New Orleans is ready for Super Bowl week

    Bill Speros

    Stephen Perry has been juggling two weeks of Mardi Gras celebrations around a Super Bowl -- not to mention a new contract for LSU football coach Les Miles. Perry, who is president of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau and a member of the ...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  13. 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
  14. Derek Jeter on charity golf, tabloid rumors

    Sam Alipour

    In every major sport, there are a handful of stars known in media circles to be too professional, too tight-lipped and politically correct to say something interesting about non-sports topics in interviews. In the NFL, Eli Manning might lead that gro...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  15. Mark Wahlberg talks 'Broken City,' Boston

    Kelley L. Carter

    Here's a shocker -- Mark Wahlberg is about to star in a movie in which he plays a badass. All jokes, clearly, considering the Academy Award-nominated actor specializes in all things breakneck. This month, he, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  16. 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