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MANHATTAN, KS - JUNE 21: Singer/Songwriter Luke Bryan performs during the 2012 Country Stampede - Day 1 at Tuttle Creek State Park on June 21, 2012 in Manhattan, Kansas. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

All Star National Anthem Apology

Is it more embarrassing to forget the lyrics to the national anthem while you are performing the song, or to get through the whole thing only by checking the crib sheet on your wrist?

97.1 The Ticket–07/12/2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 02: A general view as The Fray performs the national anthem before the Kentucky Wildcats take on the Kansas Jayhawks in the National Championship Game of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on April 2, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

The Fray’s NCAA National Championship National Anthem Debacle

Many people were scratching their heads after hearing the choice for the national anthem performance before the Kansas-Kentucky title game Monday night.

97.1 The Ticket–04/03/2012

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Detroit Pistons Search For National Anthem Singers

The Detroit Pistons are looking for singers who would feel comfortable belting out the Star Spangled Banner in front of an intimate crowd of 22,076 during the team’s home games.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2011

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Ryan Wooley: Why Is Christina Aguilera Taking So Much Heat?

I have to admit, I am so sick and tired of hearing about Christina Aguilera messing up the National Anthem. It no doubt is one of, if not the hardest song to sing and I […]

97.1 The Ticket–02/08/2011

Bridgestone Super Bowl XLV Pregame Show

Karsch And Anderson Top Ten 2-7-11

What happened to the ramparts line in Christina Aguilera’s national anthem?

97.1 The Ticket–02/07/2011


Sara’s Blog: 8-Year-Old Girl Rescued By Hockey Crowd

You have to be a brave person to tackle the job of singing the National Anthem before a sporting event. Thousands of eyes are on you as you pray you hit each note and remember […]

97.1 The Ticket–01/14/2011

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Freed

Myanmar’s military government freed its archrival, democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, on Saturday after her latest term of detention expired. Several thousand jubilant supporters streamed to her residence.