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  1. 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
  2. Singer Craig Morgan is real-life survivalist

    Lynn Hoppes

    Country music singer Craig Morgan, who hosts his own show on the Outdoor Channel, has begun a five-day, 200-mile dog sled trek above the Arctic Circle. That might seem pretty extreme for the 48-year-old Nashville, Tenn., singer, famous for songs ...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  3. An homage to Macklemore's 'Thrift Shop'

    Lynn Hoppes

    "Only got 20 dollars in my pocket ..." That's a line from the No. 1 hit "Thrift Shop" by Seattle rapper and huge sports fan Macklemore. The song about spending less to look fly was No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks, and this past we...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  4. Mat Kearney talks 'Chip Don't Go' song

    Lynn Hoppes

    Oregon football coach Chip Kelly on Friday interviewed with the Cleveland Browns and next will talk with the Buffalo Bills and the Philadelphia Eagles, according to team and league sources. One fan, critically acclaimed musician Mat Kearney, has a...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  5. Amadeus talks on 'First Take' theme

    Lynn Hoppes

    If you listen to "First Take" on ESPN2 this week, you'll hear a new song by Wale & Stalley called "Every Word Great." The track was produced by one of the hottest in the game: Amadeus. Playbook had a few minutes with Amadeus to talk about the coll...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  6. Ice Cube to perform Raiders song at game

    Lynn Hoppes

    You can tell there is caution in Ice Cube's voice. "We got to 8-8 last year. I'm hoping for 9-7 this year. [Pause, pause, pause.] Maybe 10-6. OK, that's a dream. [Pause, pause.] Now 9-7 is [pause] doable." With the Raiders opening Monday night ...

    Blog | September 09, 2012
  7. Lee Brice creates song for Clemson football

    Lynn Hoppes

    Country singer Lee Brice isn't joking when he says he wants to get back onto the football field. "I promise you that I'll be back some day," said the 33-year-old Brice, who was a long snapper for Clemson University but had to quit the sport becaus...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  8. Sheepdogs set for major label self-titled CD

    Lynn Hoppes

    The Sheepdogs-"The Way It Is" - watch more funny videos The Sheepdogs hail from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, so it's obvious the video for their new song, "The Way It Is," would be baseball themed. OK, maybe not. Lead singer Ewan Currie was born ...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  9. Carly Rae Jepsen on song, sports, Bieber

    Lynn Hoppes

    Canadian pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen is having a "Good Time" and having no problems these days getting someone to call her back. On Saturday, Jepsen was in New York City to perform at the Arthur Ashe Kids' Day in preparation for the start of the U...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  10. Dierks Bentley to release EP, play in SEC

    Lynn Hoppes

    Country singer Dierks Bentley on Tuesday is releasing a four-song EP titled "Country & Cold Cans" on iTunes to celebrate the end of summer. And to kick off the promotion, Bentley will perform concerts on three Southeastern Conference campuses ne...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  11. Kimberley Locke on boxing, golf, new song

    Lynn Hoppes

    American Idol alum Kimberley Locke released her new single "Finally Free" on Tuesday and talked with Playbook about music and sports. Locke, who starred in the second season of the singing competition, has lost more than 40 pounds by boxing, golfing ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  12. Celebrating James Brown's birthday today

    Lynn Hoppes

    Musical genius James Brown was born today in 1933 and died on Christmas 2006. As a tribute, we look back at his role in "Rocky IV" in 1985 singing "Living in America." The shortened version of the song, composed by Dan Hartman and Charlie Midn...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  13. This is SportsCenter: This is Spinal Tap!

    Lynn Hoppes

    Wonder who created the "SportsCenter" theme song?...

    Blog | April 29, 2012
  14. Ex-Clemson player Lee Brice singing No. 1 song at FSU

    Lynn Hoppes

    Country singer Lee Brice, who has the No. 1 song on the country charts with "A Woman Like You," is headlining Florida State University's spring football kickoff concert Friday in Tallahassee. Yes, the former University of Clemson long snapper is sin...

    Blog | Conversation | April 13, 2012
  15. Original 7ven (formerly Morris Day and the Time) have song #Trend...

    Lynn Hoppes

    Original 7ven (formerly the Time) have song on Fox NBA broadcasts.

    Blog | Conversation | December 27, 2011
  16. Hope Solo's partner unravels on "Dancing with Stars"

    Lynn Hoppes

    Hope Solo will need a little help from her fans to survive on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars." On Monday, the seven remaining contestants performed to Broadway tunes, and Solo and partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy danced a rumba to the song "Seasons of Lov...

    Blog | Conversation | October 25, 2011