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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.

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