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Today’s episode of BR5 gets you up to date with everything from Bynum's big game to ESPN's free agency.
Andrew Bynum had a monster game the other night vs. the San Antonio Spurs, grabbing 30 rebounds and helping the Lakers win 98-84. Bynum’s 30 boards puts him in elite company. Only four other Lakers have ever put up those numbers and they are all in the NBA Hall of Fame.
ESPN might be getting a major talent overhaul in the next few weeks. The contracts of several of its heavy hitters are expiring and, according to Deadspin, a few of them might actually leave. Household names like Erin Andrews, Scott Van Pelt and Michelle Beadle might be headed out of Bristol.
The LA Kings took to twitter after their 4-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks. The Kings twitter account boasted "To everyone in Canada outside BC, you're welcome." This was after the first game of a seven game series.
For those of you MMA fans out there that watch a fight and still want more action, BR5 introduces you to Ultimate ball. The sport that mixes soccer, rugby and MMA fighting.
Soccer announcer Ray Hudson is known for his colorful commentary and goal descriptions but he might have finally outdone himself this time. He described a recent Cristiano Ronaldo goal like this: “Astonishing wonder strike from Cristiano! ...it has got more curves to it than Jessica Rabbit on steroids....Unbelievable! ... He gets it up on the ball and it arches like an incredible rainbow."