Rant Sports Podcast: 5 Things You Need To Know, February 21st, 2014

By Devin O'Barr
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It’s the weekend and if you’re not excited then here are the five things you need to know for Friday, February 21st in both audio and print — have at it:
Storming the court is easily the dumbest tradition in college sports, especially when its a historic program like the North Carolina Tar Heels doing the storming. An unranked UNC team upset the No. 5 Duke Blue Devils; I understand the excitement, but let’s act like we’ve been there before, folks.
From storming the court, to bleeding on the court. LeBron James is the center of attention once again today. He helped the Miami Heat crush the Oklahoma City Thunder last night and his bloody nose stole the show. Be sure to check the full video out in the article below:
In a pretty surprising move, the NFL decided to increase it’s salary cap on Thursday and now, many NFL teams are wondering what to do with this extra cash. Well, the Oakland Raiders for one just need to avoid doing something stupid for what feels like the 35th straight offseason.
The 2014 NBA Trade Deadline was a total bore. However, a possible star in Evan Turner was traded out of Philly and to one of the NBA’s powerhouses. Turner is a former No.2-overall pick, but if he fails with the Indiana Pacers then he can say hello to Europe and goodbye to the NBA. Here’s the full scoop:
The always talkative Brandon Phillips is deciding to keep his mouth shut in terms of the media…What is this nonsense? The Cincinnati Reds‘ second basemen is easily the funniest guy in baseball! Here’s to hoping Phillips comes around by April with a few of his priceless quotes about “swag” in MLB.
As always, thank you for dropping by to enjoy another edition of the Rant Sports Podcast. Be sure to check back in tomorrow as we give you the full scoop on the USA-Canada Mens Hockey game that is going to have everyone talking!

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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