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  1. Reggie Bush talks predictions, new baby

    Lynn Hoppes

    Just a few weeks ago, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley predicted that his team, 4-12 last year, will play in the Super Bowl next postseason. Some people might call that a head-scratcher, but not teammate Reggie Bush, who signed a four-y...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  2. Cheerleader signs clothing deal with NBA

    Lynn Hoppes

    The NBA sent out a news release last week saying, "Miss Fanatic, a fashion-forward women's apparel company, has teamed up with the National Basketball Association to launch a new product line designed exclusively for women." What most people don't...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  3. Emmitt Smith talks Tony Romo, Cowboys

    Lynn Hoppes

    Pro Football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith is ready for the questions. As he and his wife, Pat, head to the Omni Dallas Hotel for the fourth annual Emmitt Smith Celebrity Invitational weekend, he knows the question will be: "Should the Dallas Cowb...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  4. 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
  5. Barry Sanders on Madden, son, Jim Brown

    Lynn Hoppes

    Wonder what Barry Sanders' father, William Sanders, would say about the EA Sports Madden Cover Vote. It's down to Sanders (Old School) vs. Adrian Peterson (New School), with the newest Madden cover athlete being revealed on Wednesday live in New Y...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  6. Kurt Warner on 'Moment,' second chances

    Lynn Hoppes

    Kurt Warner's story has been told over and over again. Undrafted in 1994 by an NFL team. Worked at a grocery store in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Played three years in the Arena Football League. Then, in 1998, the St. Louis Rams took a chance on him, an...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  7. Justin Durant talks free agency, music

    Lynn Hoppes

    Free agent linebacker Justin Durant might be taking part in the second annual Business of Music Boot Camp at New York University's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music in New York. But he's not thinking post-NFL, just yet. "I know when it comes...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  8. Reggie Bush: 'I still have a lot to prove'

    Lynn Hoppes

    "He's a name, but at this stage in his career, he's a third-down guy." That's Bill Polian's comment about free-agent running back Reggie Bush in his Insider column for ESPN.com. Polian spent 24 years as general manager in the NFL and won the NFL e...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  9. What we'd pay $1 million to see in sports

    Lynn Hoppes

    Even if LeBron James doesn't take Magic Johnson's $1 million offer to finally participate in the NBA's dunk contest, it brought up an interesting idea: What would you pay $1 million in play money to see in sports? Playbook asked some ESPN staff...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  10. Matt Barkley talks USC season, faith, pizza

    Lynn Hoppes

    This past college football season didn't go as planned for USC quarterback Matt Barkley. • He spurned a top 10 slot in the NFL draft to return for his senior season and a chance at a national title. • He sprained his shoulder in N...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  11. Playbook shows love for the sports nerds

    Lynn Hoppes

    It really is Revenge of the Nerds. Movies such as "The Amazing Spider-Man" to key characters in "Skyfall." TV shows such as "The Big Bang Theory" and Jon Cryer's character on "Two and a Half Men." Don't forget the "Harry Potter" phenomenon. An...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  12. Does Jacksonville even want Tim Tebow?

    Lynn Hoppes

    Editor's note: Late Thursday afternoon, new Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell has dismissed the possibility of Tim Tebow joining the team. "I can't imagine a scenario where he would be a Jacksonville Jaguar," Caldwell said. In Las Vegas this m...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  13. 'Bachelor' Sean Lowe played ball at K-State

    Lynn Hoppes

    A year ago, Sean Lowe was selling State Farm Insurance in Dallas and running his family's online fashion and furniture store. Fast-forward to Monday night at 8 p.m. on ABC, and Lowe is starring in the 17th edition of the romance reality series "Th...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  14. Toby Gerhart on Peterson, Stanford, Rose

    Lynn Hoppes

    Minnesota Vikings running back Toby Gerhart had only one carry for 2 yards in Sunday's 37-34 victory over the Green Bay Packers. The third-year running back out of Stanford finished the season with only 50 rushes for 169 yards and one touchdown. ...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  15. Athletes talk about favorite Christmas toys

    Lynn Hoppes

    With Christmas just a few days away, Playbook decided to ask several athletes about their favorite Christmas present as a child. (Well, Shaq is always childlike, so he answered differently.) Danica Patrick, NASCAR driver "I remember one year my m...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  16. Urban Meyer talks Alex Smith, Tim Tebow

    Lynn Hoppes

    Urban Meyer returned to coaching this fall at Ohio State University and promptly led that team to a 12-0 season. Because of NCAA restrictions, his team will be on the sideline this month. The same also can be said for two of his former quarterback...

    Blog | December 20, 2012