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  1. I Believe That Wu Will Win

    ESPN Music

    The Wu-Tang Clan did not send a team to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. No, they sent all 32. The influential hip-hop group's fashion and accessory arm, Wutang Brand, is offering a Wu-Tang soccer jersey this summer. We think it could ha...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  2. When music and sports come together

    ESPN Music

    The worlds of music and sports can meet in unexpected ways. You might recall Justin Tucker's story from this past NFL season: The Ravens kicker, who drilled a 61-yard field goal to beat the Lions on "Monday Night Football" in December, also happe...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  3. Joakim Noah - A Rasta at heart

    Theresa Manahan

    To say Joakim Noah is multi-cultural is a bit of an understatement. The Bulls center's diverse background has been well documented: his French-African father earned his fame as a tennis star, his mother once reigned as Miss Sweden and his father's fa...

    Blog | April 21, 2013
  4. Shawn Bandz makes Columbus Crew theme

    Chris Gigley

    An improbable collision between hip-hop and European football has occurred in the heart of Ohio, as Columbus-based rapper Shawn Bandz has created the track "Columbus Crew," hoping it will become the new anthem for his hometown's MLS team. And while t...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  5. Alex Morgan talks Katy Perry, music playlist

    Stacey Pressman

    For ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 18 Music Issue, we persuaded 14 athletes to recreate some of the most memorable album covers ever. As part of our supplemental coverage on Playbook Sounds, we will be running behind-the-scenes interviews with each athlete...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  6. Morrissey on music, his 'very athletic' youth

    Andy Frye

    Steven Patrick Morrissey has always been a little of an international man of mystery. And whether it is the meaning of his lyrics or hints about his favorite sport, fans seem all the more curious to dig deeper into his music. The singer -- who ha...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  7. The Chevin to have songs on MLS shows

    Playbook Sounds

    Here is a song from performers featured on ESPN's Major League Soccer programming, links to the artists' websites and links for you to download and buy the songs and/or albums: The Chevin "Champion" from the "Champion" album (iTunes | Amazon)...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  8. How Snoop Dogg learned to love soccer

    Zach McCann

    NEW YORK -- For most of his life, Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion) didn't know a thing about soccer. Didn't play it. Didn't know any teams or players. Didn't think about it. Then about a decade ago, while touring in Europe, his PlayStation 2 "Madden" d...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  9. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy talks CD, LA sports

    Lynn Hoppes

    Scotty Morris, lead singer for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, said playing at the Super Bowl in 1999 and providing music for the 1996 Vince Vaughn-driven movie "Swingers" isn't really what the band is about. "We personally stay away from all that glitz and...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  10. Morning Parade talks football, Olympics

    Patrick Dorsey

    Football. Not soccer. That's what they call it over in England, where the alternative/indie rock band Morning Parade formed (near London) and where frontman Steve Sparrow gained his love for the beautiful game. One team in particular, actually. But w...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  11. Blink-182's Mark Hoppus adopts Chelsea

    Zach McCann

    Last summer, Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 decided he had had enough of Southern California. He'd lived there his entire life -- between all the music travels and tour stops -- and needed a change. So he uprooted his wife and 9-year-old son to live i...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  12. Noel Gallagher discusses soccer, solo tour

    Andy Frye

    In the video for his new single, "Dream On," Noel Gallagher plays a boxing official refereeing a live fight. Some might say that the former Oasis songwriting genius always has sports on his mind. "Other than my wife and kids, it's one thing I'm ...

    Blog | April 17, 2012