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

By Devin O'Barr
Michigan Wolverines Big-10
Bradley Leeb – USA TODAY Sports

If you are suffering from the middle-of-the-week blues, then you have come to the right place. Rant Sports Podcast is flying high as we are prepared to give you up-to-the-minute sports news, but with a major twist thrown in. Enjoy Wednesday March 5th’s edition:


The Michigan Wolverines are partying like it’s 1986. “Big Blue” is atop the Big 10 Basketball world and this conference-winning team is going to be scary later on this month:

Michigan Dominates Illinois, Claims First Big-10 Regular Season Title Since 1986

If you can recall, yesterday we gave you 15 MLB All-Stars ready to choke in 2014, so here’s a list of 20 baseball players that will breakout this year. Chicago White Sox fans might want to check this slideshow out as soon as possible:

Predicting 20 MLB Players That Will Have Breakout Seasons in 2014

Kevin Durant — like all us — saw LeBron James drop 61 points on Monday and “K.D” decided he to make a statement of his own on Tuesday night with 42 points in just three quarters. This NBA MVP Race is one of the better competitions the league has ever seen:

Kevin Durant Doesn’t Want to Be Forgotten in NBA MVP Race, Dominates 76ers

NFL free agency is less than a week away and the Cleveland Browns are in some real trouble. T.J. Ward is one of the best safeties in the game right now and Cleveland might let him walk — talk about being dumb:

Cleveland Browns Rumors: Team Must Re-Sign T.J. Ward ASAP

Ian Kinsler called Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels a sleezeball. So what? Who cares? Kinsler got traded in the second year of a five-year deal. Yeah, it’d be pretty ticked off too. Rock on, Ian.

Tigers’ Ian Kinsler Bashes Texas Rangers, Should Let His Play Do the Talking

That’s it for this Wednesday edition of the Rant Sports Podcast, but make sure you check back in tomorrow as we have a full slate of the most happening sports stories!

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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