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The Pop Culture Grid

How do sports stars fit in?

Best Christmas gift ever received

Worst Christmas gift ever received

New Year's resolution

King Kong is …

Favorite stand-up comic

Favorite smell

DARREN SHARPER
Vikings S

A dirt bike in fifth grade

Ties from J.C. Penney

"To travel to places I have not been"

"Scary"

Cedric the Entertainer

Vanilla and cinnamon

DEREK PARRA
U.S. Speedskater

Mongoose BMX bike

Coogi sweater from Australia. "So ugly"

"Be the best guy I can be"

"The king"

Jerry Seinfeld

Vanilla

MIKE BIBBY
Kings G

"A radio for my brothers and sisters to share"

Nothing. "Everyone figures I can get myself stuff"

"To help our team get over .500"

"A big gorilla"

Martin Lawrence

French fries

BRIAN LEETCH
Bruins D

Town jacket (the Cheshire, Conn., Rams) at age 10

Clothing, as a kid

"To be a better person each day"

"Big and big right now"

Denis Leary

Breakfast foods: bacon, eggs, pancakes

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REUTERS/WETA DIGITAL LTD./UNIVERSAL STUDIOS (KING KONG)

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JARL FR. ERICHSEN/SCANPIX/AP (PARRA)

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ROBERT BECK (BIBBY)

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LOU CAPOZZOLA (LEETCH)

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TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX (LAWRENCE)

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