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TTYM: The Indy 500 Winner Buzz and Why You Should Never Eat At A Stadium

Tara Lipinsky brings you some of the most interesting sports stories you may not have heard about in That Thing You Missed.

05/31/2013

Beyonce performs the National Anthem to conclude the 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama at the US Capitol on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC.      (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Did Beyonce Lip-Sync ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ At Obama Inauguration?

If you thought Beyonce’s performance of “The Star Spangled Banner” was flawless, that’s because parts of it were pre-recorded.

01/22/2013

Whitney Houston sings the national anthem prior to Super Bowl XXV on January 27, 1991. The Giants won 20-19. (credit: George Rose/Getty Images)

Keidel: When Whitney Houston Sang To Us

This isn’t meant to trivialize Houston’s death by recalling a football game. On the contrary, we rely on sports for context, like her music, bookmarks in our pockmarked lives.

WFAN–02/13/2012

Fireworks (file / credit: RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

History Of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ Anthem

Have you ever wondered why our national anthem ends with a question — “Oh! say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave, O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?”

07/04/2011

Singer Christina Aguilera before botching the national anthem at Super Bowl XLV. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Cyclones Offer Aguilera Shot At National Anthem Do-Over

Christina Aguilera has been invited to sing a do-over. The Brooklyn Cyclones are offering the Staten Island native a chance to perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” before one of the minor league baseball team’s home games this summer.

WFAN–02/08/2011

Singer Christina Aguilera performs during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLV Pregame Show at Dallas Cowboys Stadium on February 6, 2011 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

S.I. Born Aguilera Apologizes After Super Bowl Flub

Christina Aguilera says she flubbed a line as she belted out the national anthem at the start of the Super Bowl on Sunday night after getting lost in the moment and losing her place.

02/07/2011