Charles Barkley performs in a skit while hosting "Saturday Night Live" on Jan. 7, 2012. He also hosted the show on Jan. 9, 2010 and Sept. 25, 1993.
SNL host Peyton Manning, front, plays the captain of a basketball team in a sketch on "Saturday Night Live" on March 24, 2007 who reluctantly joins in with his coach (Will Forte) who tries to inspire his team with song and dance. | AP
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady introduces a new business venture: Tom Brady's Falafel City, flanked from left, Kenan Thompson, Amy Poehler Seth Meyers and Maya Rudolph, during a skit while hosting NBC's "Saturday Night Live" April 16, 2005. |
"Saturday Night Live" host LeBron James, left, showcases his musical skills in a trailer for "High School Musical 3" Sept. 29, 2007. James played the new kid at East High who's challenged by Zac Efron's "Troy" (Andy Samberg) and his teammates (l to r Wi
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is shown in a skit with Kristen Wiig when he hosted "Saturday Night Live" on Sept. 13, 2008.
Former Bulls star Michael Jordan appears in a "Saturday Night Live" skit when he hosted the show on Sept. 28, 1991.
Tennis star John McEnroe joins fellow tennis player and "Saturday Night Live" host Andy Roddick in a skit on Nov. 8, 2003.
Olympic ice skater Nancy Kerrigan gives her monologue while hosting "Saturday Night Live" on March 12, 1994.
NHL hockey star Wayne Gretzky hangs out with Wayne (Mike Myers, left) and Garth (Dana Carvey, far right) in a "Saturday Night Live" skit on May 13, 1989.
A park ranger (Lance Armstrong, standing) breaks up Sheryl Crow (left) barely harmonizing with her former Lilith Fair tourmates the Indigo Girls (Rachel Dratch, Amy Poehler, right) in a "Saturday Night Live" skit on Oct. 29, 2005. | AP
NASCAR's Jeff Gordon gives his monologue while hosting "Saturday Night Live" on Jan. 11, 2003.