The Crimson Tide Loses a Trophy & NFL Fans Lose Their Minds: BR5 4/18

BR5Daily ShowApril 18, 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 a championship trophy destroyed to therapy for fans.

Alabama's BCS Coach's Trophy was recently destroyed when it was accidentally knocked over by the father of an Alabama player. It is unknown which player's father shattered the fragile, eight-pound trophy. The Waterford Crystal trophy was valued at over $30,000.  

In this week’s installment of Which Sucks More, we present the case for Bobby Valentine vs. Gordon Hayward. Valentine, the manager of last place team with a huge payroll, Boston Red Sox, is dealing with rumors that his players hate him and the home fans boo him every time he goes to change the pitcher. Utah forward Hayward is working his way through his second season in the league when out of nowhere Delonte West gave him a wet willy during a televised broadcast.

Who do you think has it worse? Hayward or Valentine? Send us a tweet (@Bleacher5) with your answer. The best one will be featured in tomorrow's BR5, along with a shout out.

Boston Bruins Goalie Tim Thomas infamously skipped out on meeting President Barack Obama after the Bruins won the cup and a trip to the White House. In an attempt to get under the goaltender's skin, the Washington fans brought Obama paraphernalia to their playoff matchup versus the Bruins. 

Disorderly and disruptive fans who get kicked out of NFL games this year will be required to pass a code-of-conduct exam by a licensed psychotherapist. This is a league-wide effort to curb the brawls and obscenities that the NFL thinks are on the rise. 

Lebron James took the time to introduce the struggling rookie, Norris Cole, to the hip hop mogul, Jay-Z. Jay-Z took his nephew, Julez, to the game and was given Lebron's shoes.

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