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Mary J. Blige to sing National Anthem kicking off World Series

Mary J. Blige to sing National Anthem kicking off World Series

STARTING OFF THE WORLD SERIES: Mary J. Blige will sing the "National Anthem" before game 1 of the World Series. Photo: Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Nine-time Grammy Award winner Mary J. Blige will sing the national anthem before Game 1 of the World Series.

The St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox open on Wednesday night at Fenway Park.

Blige also performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” before Game 6 of the 2009 World Series between Philadelphia and the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.

Earlier this month, Blige released her first holiday album, “A Mary Christmas.”

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The Virginia women's basketball team fell 68-62 to Georgia Tech on Sunday afternoon.

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