You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Players at play

Hollywood's great sports

The words “competitive,” “high stakes,” “glamorous” and “exciting” all describe the worlds of entertainment and sport, so it’s no surprise that so many showbiz players are major sports fans and/or practitioners. Like showbiz, sport requires passion and willingness to charge full speed ahead into an arena of high stakes and great expectations. Here’s a quick look at a few industryites who live at the intersection of The Game and The Biz.

More Scene

  • Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

    The Duchess of Cambridge Gives Birth to Baby Boy

    The words “competitive,” “high stakes,” “glamorous” and “exciting” all describe the worlds of entertainment and sport, so it’s no surprise that so many showbiz players are major sports fans and/or practitioners. Like showbiz, sport requires passion and willingness to charge full speed ahead into an arena of high stakes and great expectations. Here’s a quick […]

  • J.K. Rowling on the Future of

    J.K. Rowling on the Future of Harry Potter Stories on Stage

    The words “competitive,” “high stakes,” “glamorous” and “exciting” all describe the worlds of entertainment and sport, so it’s no surprise that so many showbiz players are major sports fans and/or practitioners. Like showbiz, sport requires passion and willingness to charge full speed ahead into an arena of high stakes and great expectations. Here’s a quick […]

  • Chanel x Tribeca Film Festival Women's

    Chanel's Tribeca Film Fest Luncheon Toasts to Women's Movements in Industry

    The words “competitive,” “high stakes,” “glamorous” and “exciting” all describe the worlds of entertainment and sport, so it’s no surprise that so many showbiz players are major sports fans and/or practitioners. Like showbiz, sport requires passion and willingness to charge full speed ahead into an arena of high stakes and great expectations. Here’s a quick […]

  • Doug Davis Power of Law

    Doug Davis Discusses Using Music for a Cause at Variety's Power of Law Event

    The words “competitive,” “high stakes,” “glamorous” and “exciting” all describe the worlds of entertainment and sport, so it’s no surprise that so many showbiz players are major sports fans and/or practitioners. Like showbiz, sport requires passion and willingness to charge full speed ahead into an arena of high stakes and great expectations. Here’s a quick […]

  • Ken Ziffren and Claudia EllerVariety Power

    Attorney Ken Ziffren Offers Sobering Take on Film Business at Variety's Power of Law Breakfast

    The words “competitive,” “high stakes,” “glamorous” and “exciting” all describe the worlds of entertainment and sport, so it’s no surprise that so many showbiz players are major sports fans and/or practitioners. Like showbiz, sport requires passion and willingness to charge full speed ahead into an arena of high stakes and great expectations. Here’s a quick […]

  • 'The Handmaid's Tale'

    'The Handmaid's Tale' Cast, Creator Talk Season 2 in #MeToo Era, Expanding Gilead

    The words “competitive,” “high stakes,” “glamorous” and “exciting” all describe the worlds of entertainment and sport, so it’s no surprise that so many showbiz players are major sports fans and/or practitioners. Like showbiz, sport requires passion and willingness to charge full speed ahead into an arena of high stakes and great expectations. Here’s a quick […]

  • Pamela Adlon Better Things

    Pamela Adlon: When 'Better Things' 'Stops Being Relatable Is When I Stop Doing My Show'

    The words “competitive,” “high stakes,” “glamorous” and “exciting” all describe the worlds of entertainment and sport, so it’s no surprise that so many showbiz players are major sports fans and/or practitioners. Like showbiz, sport requires passion and willingness to charge full speed ahead into an arena of high stakes and great expectations. Here’s a quick […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content