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  1. A look at National League celebrities, food

    Lynn Hoppes

    With the MLB season starting Sunday, Playbook takes a team-by-team look at the celebrities, food and other features you might see at National League stadiums this year. Comedian Jamie Kennedy, who is a big supporter of the Philadelphia Phillies, s...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  2. Social media: Super Bowl is tops for 2012

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    From the New York Giants to the San Francisco Giants, the NFL referee lockout to the NHL lockout, #linsanity to #HeIsManziel, 2012 will go down as a win for sports and social media. In recognition of another banner year, here are the top sports a...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  3. Baseball stadiums dominate 'check-ins'

    Bill Speros

    Just checking in. Many users of Facebook are eager to let you know where they are. In 2012, a lot of Facebook users were checking in at baseball stadiums across the country. The social media site released its Top 10 "check-in" sites and Top 1...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  4. Trending: Fan raps for San Francisco Giants

    Bill Speros

    The San Francisco Giants had their 2012 World Series title immortalized on YouTube on Monday thanks to rap artist Ashkon Davaran (@AshkonMusic) and a little help from Queen. Ashkon's version of Queen's "We Are The Champions" had more than 141,000...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  5. QB Alex Smith on haters, still being a fan

    Lynn Hoppes

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith can rest easy for a few days as his first-place team (6-2) is in the midst of their bye week. It doesn't mean the haters aren't still out there. Just a few weeks ago, Sports Illustrated questioned Smi...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  6. Giants' song parody to Lumineers' 'Ho Hey'

    Playbook Trending

    The San Francisco Giants won the World Series, and NOC honors the team and its fans with this song parody of "Ho Hey" by The Lumineers....

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  7. Social media: Giants hottest team in sports

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    The San Francisco Giants are not only the hottest team in baseball right now, they're the hottest team in U.S. professional sports on social media. Giants director of social media Bryan Srabian said the current level of social media engagement an...

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  8. Trending: Tigers-Giants in Series, Guillen

    Bill Speros

    With the Detroit Tigers starting World Series play tonight against the San Francisco Giants in the City by the Bay, Detroit fans can look to Caesar for some inspiration. This cool cat spends his down time in the pool to strengthen his leg because of ...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  9. Jeff Kent predicts Giants will win Series

    Lynn Hoppes

    Jeff Kent, the 2000 National League MVP and baseball's all-time leader in home runs for second basemen (377), never won the World Series. But, these days, Kent can root on his favorite team, the San Francisco Giants, where he blossomed in his time...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  10. Baseball team logos carved into pumpkins

    Playbook Trending

    Courtesy of NOC, here is time-lapse footage of an artist carving the logos of the New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants into pumpkins. Well, since the Yankees are out, here's what happened to that pumpkin....

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  11. Jeff Kent on 'Survivor,' knee injury, Giants

    Lynn Hoppes

    Former baseball star Jeff Kent is still a thriving competitor on CBS's "Survivor: Philippines," which airs its fifth episode Wednesday night. Playbook talked with Kent about the show, his knee injury at the beginning of the season and his thoughts...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  12. Lachey talks Reds, Bengals, fatherhood

    Lynn Hoppes

    Pop star and huge Cincinnati Reds fan Nick Lachey said today is: "A moment of truth." The Reds and San Francisco Giants are tied 2-2 in their baseball divisional series with the deciding game at 1 p.m. at home in Cincinnati. "It's time to see w...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  13. Trending: All-Star Game, Magic, LeBron

    Bill Speros

    The All-Star Game wasn't much of a contest, with the National League winning 8-0. The event scored on social media with the participants tweeting live from Kansas City and All-Star Game related topics trending throughout the night. Los Angeles slugge...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  14. ESPYS Interview Series: Brandi Chastain

    ESPN.com

    Typically, a superstar is a person who has a special talent or defining moment that sends him/her to "superstar status." For soccer phenom Brandi Chastain, her defining moment was at the 1999 Women's World Cup. Her bra-baring celebration after nai...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  15. Perfect Matt Cain given samurai sword

    Lynn Hoppes

    Japanese Sporting goods manufacturer Mizuno presented San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain with the traditional Japanese honor of an authentic samurai sword on Monday. Mizuno bestows the samurai sword honor to recognize the most significant athleti...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  16. Trending: Kings' music, Fallon, Real Madrid

    Bill Speros

    With the Stanley Cup final underway, questions sometimes get a little more personal. Here, the Los Angeles Kings tell Fuse TV that they are a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll: Jimmy Fallon could have been sending a subtle mess...

    Blog | June 01, 2012