Carmelo Anthony the Actor, David Beckham the Cover Model: BR5 4/17

BR5Daily ShowApril 17, 2012

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 Carmelo on Showtime, to an amazing triple play.

Carmelo Anthony can add a new gig to his acting reel with a stint this Sunday on Showtime’s Nurse Jackie. In his upcoming episode, Anthony will play a fallen hoops star, who participates in a group therapy session.

The Dodgers pulled off the first 2-5-6-3 triple play in history, meaning the ball went from home plate, to third to second then to first.  It appeared as if the umpire initially signaled the failed Padres bunt attempt foul, but the Dodgers threw the ball around the horn anyway just in case and that was that.

One thing that the Titanic and Jose Canseco have in common is that they both sank, a long time ago. Whether it's a failed comeback attempt or challenging random people to boxing matches, Canseco always seems to find a new low.  This time, Canseco took to Twitter, claiming that Global Warming could have saved the ill-fated Titanic.

David Beckham has become the first solo male to grace the cover of the famed fashion mag, ELLE. His cover hits stands in the UK on May 30th.  Elle UK's Editor in Chief Lorraine Candy says, " this is a first for us on the newsstand and we believe he is loved by men and women alike."

Sacha Heppell attempted to become the first male NFL cheerleader in history. Heppell was one of 200 to try out to be a Denver Broncos cheerleader. Unfortunately, his hopes and dreams fell short after being cut. 

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