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Sing-along

Feb. 09, 2015
Feb. 09, 2015

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Feb. 9, 2015

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SUPER BOWL XLIX
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Sing-along

Teams and their should-be anthems

LAST WEEK MATT BARNES posted a video of his Clippers teammates belting out an a capella version of Bon Jovi's "Livin' on a Prayer." It was an odd choice for L.A., which is in second place in the Pacific Division, but a look at the 2014 music charts reveals a few songs that are better matches for particular squads. Here are the tunes and who should sing them.

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Song/ArtistTeam/Vocalist
Wrecking Ball/Miley CyrusKnicks/Phil Jackson
Counting Stars/OneRepublicCavaliers/LeBron James
Dark Horse/Katy PerryHawks/Al Horford
Happy/Pharrell WilliamsOhio State/Cardale Jones
Am I Wrong/Nico & VinzPatriots/Tom Brady

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

The Astros tweeted an offer to give away a Jose Altuve--signed ball if they got 1,000 retweets in 70 minutes. They got 545 from their 186,000 followers then gave up.

PHOTOPICASA (CYRUS)PHOTOMADDIE MEYER/GETTY IMAGES (JACKSON)PHOTOMARK J. TERRILL/AP (JAMES)PHOTOGREGORY SHAMUS/NBAE VIA GETTY IMAGES (HORFORD)PHOTOAL TIELEMANS/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (JONES)PHOTODAMIAN STROHMEYER FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BRADY)PHOTOROBERT CHAMBLISS/ICON SPORTSWIRE (ALTUVE)PHOTOCHRISTOPHER POLK/GETTY IMAGES (PERRY)THREE PHOTOSILLUSTRATION