'American Idol' winner Jordin Sparks loves sports
Pop star Jordin Sparks is no stranger to sports. Her father, Phillippi Sparks, played in the NFL for nine seasons, and her brother also plays football. The 2007 "American Idol" winner enjoys being active on the field and being a fan on the sideline. Sparks' new single, "I Am Woman," is serving as the soundtrack for ESPN's WNBA coverage during July. EspnW caught up with the 21-year-old shortly after she performed the national anthem at the MLB All-Star Game in her hometown of Phoenix.
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