Welcome to BR5, your daily source for sports and pop-culture news.
Today’s episode of BR5 gets you up to date with everything from an Elite QB set to host SNL, to a top closer going down.
Saturday Night Live has announced that Eli Manning will be hosting the famed sketch comedy show May 5, with Rihanna as the musical guest.
San Francisco Giants' closer Brian Wilson will likely need surgery on his right elbow, putting the closer's season in jeopardy. Having led the league in saves in 2010, Wilson is not only vital to the Giants bullpen, but his colorful personality and trademark beard have become synonymous with the Bay Area ball team.
Actress and badass Jessica Alba was spotted in the ring wrestling this weekend with former WWE star John Morrison. The duo strapped up the tights for what is being reported as a commercial for Youtube.
Boston Red Sox catcher Kelly Shoppach has not yet mastered the art of the slide. As he stole his first base of the year he stumbled, bumbled and then took a header. Hopefully this ugly slide isn’t a sign of how Boston’s season is going to go.
Last fall, a squirrel invaded Busch Stadium during the St. Louis Cardinals run to the title. After the little guy showed up two nights in a row, during the NL Division series between St. Louis and Philadelphia Phillies, it became known as the Cards’ rally squirrel. Since then, he has gained fans across the country, has his own twitter page and is now on the Cards championship ring.