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SPORTS AND MUSIC HAVE A LONG, OFTEN QUESTIONABLE HISTORY OF INTERBREEDING. THE COLLISION OF THOSE WORLDS MAY NOT ALWAYS BE ENJOYABLE TO SEE OR HEAR, BUT IT'S ALWAYS A GAS TO LOOK AT.

Updated: July 10, 2012, 4:21 PM ET

BANDS NAMED AFTER ATHLETESMUSICIANS WHO HAVE A STAKE IN A TEAM

Forget record sales or Grammys. The mark of a successful musician is ownership of a sports team in which they have negligible involvement.

JAY-Z|New Jersey Nets

ELTON JOHN|Watford FC English soccer club

NICK LACHEY|Tacoma Rainiers Triple-A baseball

NELLY|Charlotte Bobcats

USHER|Cleveland Cavaliers

MICHELLE WILLIAMS|Chicago Sky WNBA

ROBBIE WILLIAMS|Port Vale FC English soccer club

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