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Stephen Colbert and Patrick Wilson Sing a Damned Good National Anthem at Mets Game

Stephen Colbert and Patrick Wilson sang the national anthem at Citi Field to open the Mets-Yankees game on Friday. Watching it, you figure something funny is…
Andy Cush / June 11, 2018

When Did the NFL Change This Obscure Rule About Standing For the National Anthem?

In the latest installment of the ongoing controversy over NFL players protesting police brutality during the national anthem, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones stated over the…
Andy Cush / October 10, 2017

Macklemore’s Decision to Perform “Same Love” at Australian Rugby Championship Sparks Massive Controversy

If you're tired of living in America--where the leader of our government can't help but insert himself on the wrong side of arguments about political…
Andy Cush / September 28, 2017

The Washington Redskins Referenced Young Thug and Limp Bizkit While Defending Their Name to the Supreme Court

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants in their case against the U.S. Patent and Trademark…
Andy Cush / June 20, 2017

Last Night Was Everything Wonderful and Absurd About LeBron James

LeBron James is unimpeachable now, having brought an elusive championship back to his quasi-hometown of Cleveland, in the process embarrassing one of the greatest basketball…
Jordan Sargent / February 7, 2017

Sports Double Down on Misty-Eyed Alt-Rock on ‘All of Something’ LP

Sports' second full-length album All of Something doesn't feel like a swan song, but if interviews they've given over the last few months hold true, this…
Colin Joyce / October 22, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Calvin Harris, YG, Rustie, SPORTS, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from yelping synth-soul-turned-hip-hop experimentalists,…
Rachel Brodsky / July 21, 2015

Sad Jack White’s Cubs Photo Is Part of a Disturbing Trend

A photo of Jack White pouting at a Chicago Cubs game has inspired a lot of speculation as to the cause the White Stripes founder's…
Elissa Stolman / July 23, 2014