Good Question: How Did The National Anthem Become A Sports Tradition?We've become accustomed to "The Star-Spangled Banner" being played before most any game. So David from Minneapolis asked: How did the national anthem become a sports tradition? Good Question.
Lady Gaga To Perform National Anthem At Super Bowl 50Lady Gaga is set to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday.
Best Fourth Of July Events In MinnesotaWe tend to celebrate Independence Day with more zest and gusto than any other holiday. Here are five particularly unique events going down in Minnesota this year.
Good Questions: National Anthem, Flu Names & LakesGaylene from St. Paul asks: Why do we put our hands over our hearts during the national anthem? It is actually part of United States law. The U.S. Flag Code was adopted in 1923, and it says when the flag is present during the anthem, veterans and members of the Armed Forces should give the military salute.
Why Are Some Twins Players Absent For National Anthem?The Minnesota Twins wrapped up their longest home stand of the season with another win Thursday at Target Field. While fans are happy with outcome of the games, some are concerned with what's going on before they start.
John Williams Video Smack Down For 5-20!An EPIC FAIL of our National Anthem is on the SMACK DOWN!
Gospel Choir Shocked By Cost To Sing National AnthemStudents from the Coon Rapids High School Gospel Choir thought it would be fun to sing the national anthem at a Timberwolves game.
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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ Songs And Mosquito BitesWhy is the national anthem played before sporting events? And what causes the bump you get from a mosquito bite?
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Marvin Gaye Singing The National AnthemCook's not a big fan of "interpretive" versions of the National Anthem. Chad thinks this version from the '83 NBA All-Star Game is the best he's ever heard.

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