Music Stars Who've Tried to Be Pro Athletes

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  • Music Stars Who Tried to be Pro Athletes
  • Master P
  • Marvin Gaye
  • Nelly
  • Lil B
  • Romeo
  • Hammer
  • Clarence Clemons
  • Terence Trent D'Arby
  • Suge Knight

Draft Day

With 50 Cent settling into his role as a licensed boxing promoter with his SMS Promotions company, Jay Z growing his Roc Nation sports and Weezy's skateboarding obsession, it's safe to say the worlds of music and sports are inextricably linked. But it's not just from behind the desk.

For example, Redfoo, one-half of pop duo LMFAO, entered the US Open national playoffs, hoping to earn a spot in the tennis tournament in 2013. "It's always been a dream of mine to play professional tennis," he said. Watch out Williams sisters; he played the sport as a youth.

Read on to see other music stars with hoop, bat, gridiron and even rink dreams.

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