Rant Sports' 5 Things You Must Know For February 14th, 2014

By Devin O'Barr
Nick Saban
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It’s Valentines Day folks, which can only mean one thing. It’s time for you to love Rant Sports’ 5 Things You Need to Know. This edition is definitely full of variety as we have at least one brand-new story for every type of fan. With that being said, be sure take a look at the 5 most important sports happenings for February 14th, 2014:

Amid all of the Michael Sam drama and the 2014 Winter Olympics, the 2014 NBA All Star Game has taken a backseat in terms of national popularity. Well, the intriguing weekend is here and one slam dunk contestant has a chance to blow the roof off of the age-old competition:

2014 NBA All Star Weekend: Ben McLemore a Dark Horse in Slam Dunk Contest

The NFL offseason is about to get really wild as free agency is less than one month. Moreover, here’s the five unrestricted free agents that the Pittsburgh Steelers should have their eye on:

Predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 5 Biggest Free Agency Moves

March Madness is nearing…College Basketball‘s most exciting month is nearly here, which means a few teams are starting to see their bubbles pop:

Bubble Watch: 5 Reasons Why Illinois Won’t Make the Big Dance

Guess who stuck to his new year’s resolution? Albert Pujols. The Los Angeles Angels first baseman is reportedly 7 pounds lighter. Pujols is revamped and here’s what a healthy “King Albert” could do in 2014:

Albert Pujols Sheds a Few Pounds, Should Be AL MVP Candidate in 2014

Nick Saban is the biggest cry baby in College Football. Now, the Alabama Crimson Tide shot-caller is asking the entire sport to make an idiotic rule change. Here’s why Saban is still a snake and why his bogus rule idea is a complete joke:

Nick Saban, Bret Bielema are Wrong About Potential Rule Change

Well, that’s all for our Valentines Day pre-game warm-up, but  be sure to check back in tomorrow or even later today so that you continue to keep your finger on the pulse of the sports world.

Devin O’Barr is the Content Commentator for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter @DevinOBarrRS, “Like” him on Facebook or add him to your network on Google.

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