5 Things to Know This Morning

5 Things to Know This Morning

May 5, 2014— -- Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. Food Swaps for a Healthier Cinco de Mayo

If you're trying to eat healthy or watching your weight, you don't have to ditch your Cinco de Mayo festivities. There are plenty of healthy food swaps you can make to stick to your diet without sacrificing your favorite Mexican fare.

2. Audience Members Initially Thought Circus Accident Was Part of the Act

Authorities are trying to determine what caused a support frame to collapse during an aerial hair-hanging stunt during a circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats crashing to the ground.

The incident happened about 45 minutes into a performance of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' legends show Blue Unit at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, R.I.

It was witnessed by an audience of about 3,900, many of them children.

"Everybody's doing fine, everybody's at the hospital, everybody's conscious, everybody's doing pretty well," Roman Garcia, general manager of the Legends show, said following the accident.

3. Clippers Players Were Distracted, Angered by Sterling's Comments

Los Angeles Clippers players were angered and distracted by team owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments, coach Doc Rivers told ESPN.

“In our first meeting after the tapes came out, we had a meeting before practice, and when I walked in that room and looked at [the players’] faces, it was bothering them,” Rivers said in a “Sunday Conversation” interview with Michael Wilbon. “They were angry. They wanted to do something.”