Rant Sports Podcast: 5 Things You Need To Know, February 18th, 2014

By Devin O'Barr
Rajon Rondo
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Thank you for joining the Rant Sports Podcast: 5 Things You Need to Know for Tuesday, February 18th. With Monday out of the picture, it’s important to continue your week with any and all of the most recent sports news. Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know in order to not look like a fool at your local watering hole:


Ubaldo Jimenez is finally off of MLB‘s free agent market as the Baltimore Orioles decided to take a sizable risk on the journeyman. The contract wasn’t cheap and will wind up costing the Orioles a first-round draft pick, but Baltimore needed another starter in the worst way and Jimenez was the best available:

Adding Ubaldo Jimenez Is a Mistake For the Baltimore Orioles

Richie Incognito‘s Twitter is the cheapest form of entertainment in the world. Last week, the Miami Dolphins guard flipped his lid to show Jonathan Martin up and yesterday he issued quite the online apology. Will this story ever die?

Richie Incognito’s Twitter Apology is Shameful

The Boston Celtics were offered a kings’ ransom for Rajon Rondo yesterday, but Celtics general manager Danny Ainge turned it down. Why? Who knows!? Rondo is an All Star point guard, but man did Sacramento offer a sweat deal:

Boston Celtics Will Regret Turning Down Latest Rajon Rondo Trade Offer

An NBA All-Star turned Kardashian-lover is now back in the news. Lamar Odom is reportedly signing with a basketball team in Spain. My advice to Lamar is this: stay away from Khloe and the crack pipe.

Lamar Odom Signing With Spanish Team For Remained of Season an Uplifting Story

Speaking of crazy people: Who do you think is the worst locker room cancer of all time? This topic is up for debate so go ahead and reach to Rant Sports on Facebook, Twitter or Google Plus to show us how you really feel.

The 20 Worst Locker Room Cancers in Sports History

Hey, and while you’re at it go ahead and clear your schedule for tomorrow morning, just so that you can get a good glimpse of the sports world through Rant Sports glasses. See you tomorrow!

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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