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  1. Alex Morgan answers questions from fans

    Playbook Trending

    You asked, and soccer star Alex Morgan answered. Discussing such topics as what she'd do if she didn't play soccer and why she picked the No. 13, find out if your Twitter question made the cut....

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  2. Brandi Chastain's son supports 'Splash'

    Playbook Trending

    Three of the five remaining contestants on ABC's "Splash" are athletes with only a few weeks remaining in the diving elimination season. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, action sports star Rory Bushfield and soccer great Brandi Chastain are the...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Mia Hamm on celebrity soccer, live chat

    Lynn Hoppes

    Mia Hamm, who scored a record-setting 158 international goals for the U.S. women's national team, admits these days she wasn't thinking about being an influence to others while playing those 18 years. "To be honest with you, I was more of a player...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  5. Suh, Abdul-Jabbar set to make 'Splash'

    Lynn Hoppes

    Celebrities have danced, skated, exercised and boxed. Now, 10 celebrities on the ABC show "Splash" will compete in regulation platform and springboard diving in front of a poolside audience. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, football star ...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  6. 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
  7. MLS star Aurelien Collin talks fashion

    Lynn Hoppes

    How would a potential fashion designer like to be in New York this week for Fashion Week but have to make promotional appearances for his real job and miss out on the shows? That's OK for Aurelien Collin, a defender for Sporting Kansas City of Maj...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  8. Social media: Yogi Berra to join Twitter?

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    Yogi Berra is considering joining Twitter. The news -- which came via Twitter -- delighted both sports fans and social media users. Breaking news: Yogi Berra, 87, said he is thinking of joining Twitter. I am serious. Dave Kaplan, his right-hand ma...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  9. 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
  10. Social media: Fines become commonplace

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    San Antonio Spurs forward Stephen Jackson was fined $25,000 by the NBA this week for a "hostile tweet" directed at Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka. Jackson deleted the tweet in which he promised to go after "serg Abaka" and then apologized to the Thunder...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  11. 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
  12. Social media: Rewards programs sprout up

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    Sports fans like winning. Sports fans like knowing things about their teams before anyone else. Sports fans like social media. Finding a way to combine them all is a natural evolution. Social media rewards programs have started popping up across t...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  13. LeSean McCoy talks obstacles on 'E:60'

    Playbook Trending

    ESPN's news magazine, "E:60," concludes its 11-week run at 7 p.m. Tuesday night, presenting pieces on the attempts of Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy to overcome the hardships in his past and become one of the game's best; an Israeli Premier Leag...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  14. Aaron Paul talks new film and Boise State

    Scott Neumyer

    Aaron Paul might be best known as the Emmy Award-winning, meth-making Jessie Pinkman on AMC's "Breaking Bad," but in his latest film with Mary Elizabeth Winstead, "Smashed," Paul is trading in the bag of blue crystal rocks for the bottle. Current...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  15. Sammi Sweetheart on soccer, 'Jersey'

    Zach McCann

    The best athlete on the Jersey Shore cast? That's easy, according to Sammi Giancola, aka Sammi Sweetheart. "I nominate myself," she says, noting that she's the only member of the tanned and toned cast to play a college sport, having played four...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  16. A kick to support breast cancer awareness

    Playbook Trending

    To support Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Major League Soccer stars Fredy Montero (Seattle Sounders), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Kenny Cooper (New York Red Bulls), Chris Pontius (DC United) and Teal Bunbury (Sporting KC) have created specia...

    Blog | October 05, 2012