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  1. 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
  2. Tough season doesn't deter Jacque Vaughn

    Lynn Hoppes

    Less than a year removed from NBA All-Star Dwight Howard bolting for the Los Angeles Lakers, the Orlando Magic -- his former team -- head into their final game of the regular season Wednesday night tied for the worst record (20-61) in the NBA. Wh...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  3. Trending: Duncan, Parker photo surfaces

    Bill Speros

    From broketv via reddit. • San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich last week was fined $250,000 by NBA commissioner David Stern for sending four key players home, including Tim Duncan and Tony Parker, before Thursday's Heat game. So this one can be...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  4. Trending: Dunkman vs. Dwight Howard

    Bill Speros

    Dwight Howard and the Los Angeles Lakers play host to his former team, the Orlando Magic, on Sunday, but Howard has already met his match in Magic blue with the return of "Orlando Dunkman vs. Dwight Howard." The interactive, blue-spandex-clad masc...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  5. Trending: Souped-up tractor, Magic, boxing

    Bill Speros

    Ever see a "tractor on steroids"? Well, you have now. Swedish farmer Rickard Nilsson had some time on his hands recently and fitted his red farm tractor with a Volvo 240 turbo engine, turning it into a roaring, turf-tearing, doughnut-turning m...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  6. Trending: Some athletes successful in bids

    Bill Speros

    Rep. Jon Runyan (R-N.J.), a one-time lineman for the Philadelphia Eagles who played in the NFL until 2009, protected his turf in New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District by defeating challenger Shelley Adler, the widow of the man he defeated in 2010. ...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  7. Rangers rookies dressed in Speedos on trip

    Bill Speros

    The Texas Rangers rookies are all dressed up in their Speedos for the flight to Oakland twitter.com/Herbie/status/...- Herbie Pallotta (@Herbie) October 1, 2012 &#8226: Mike Napoli and the Rangers had reason to feel good Sunday. Napoli hit t...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  8. Social media: Sports DMs gone wrong

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    A direct approach is generally the best form of communication. On Twitter, however, some figures within the sports world are learning the direct (message) approach might not be the wisest. The Kansas City Chiefs were caught up in a social media co...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  9. Dwight Howard's 'Call Me Maybe' parody

    Playbook Trending

    Courtesy of the Orlando Sentinel, new Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan has a message for his estranged All-Star center Dwight Howard: "Forget all this trade noise / Listen to me / Here's my number / Call me, maybe."...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  10. Tim Tebow, Gronk, Solo need reality shows

    Lynn Hoppes

    With the news last week that baseball legend Pete Rose is working with TLC on a reality show, Playbook has decided to look at who else should be doing the same thing. We've asked former NFL receiver Hank Baskett, who is married to Kendra Wilkinson...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  11. Trending: Team USA, Olympics, Dwight

    Bill Speros

    Team USA was sluggish early against Brazil on Monday night before taking command in the second half for an 80-69 victory in Washington, D.C. The biggest challenge of the night came when President Obama tried to steal a smooch from the First Lady via ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  12. Trending: Carmelo Anthony, HR contest

    New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony took some time off from getting ready for his third trip to the Olympics to host a 30-minute live chat Monday night via USTREAM. Anthony's prediction for the London Games: "Gold medal for sure," adding that...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  13. Trending: Soccer & social media, Finals

    Bill Speros

    The influence of Euro 2012 has proliferated across social media, with Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) being the dominant star with more than 10 million followers on Twitter. The analysts at Peoplebrowsr/Kred.com note that the most Euro 2012 social...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  14. Trending: Celtics-Heat, Carlos Quentin

    Bill Speros

    Celtics fans everywhere were thrilled with Tuesday night's win over Miami in Game 5. Some a bit more than others: twitvid.com/ACKYQ - Dying! So proud of our team!!! @michaelchiklis and I are nuts!!- maria menounos (@mariamenounos) June 6, 20...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  15. Trending: Celtics-Sixers, Ochocinco, Shaq

    Bill Speros

    A few items you might have missed that are worth a quick look: Holly Robinson Peete showed some love for Philadelphia's victory over Boston in Game 6 Wednesday: #pandemonium in Philly!!! #Sixers- Holly Robinson Peete (@hollyrpeete) May 24...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  16. Trending headlines: LA-OKC game tweets

    Bill Speros

    A few items you may have missed that are worth a quick look: Call it a Metta World Peace Tweety: Not the ending we wanted. The team that played together won! Congrats OKC.Laker fans thanks for your support:)- Metta WorldPeace (@MettaWorl...

    Blog | May 22, 2012