Rant Sports Podcast: 5 Things You Need To Know, March 6th, 2014

By Devin O'Barr
Brett Favre
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Thank you for tuning back in to the Rant Sports Podcast. Today is your lucky day, because we are prepared to give you a full slate of up-to-date sports news and opinion. Enjoy this barrage of hot sports topics, because Thursday March 6th is just overflowing with top-notch sports drama:


Have you seen pictures of Bryce Harper lately? The kid looks like a white version of old school Barry Bonds! Now, 21-year-old Harper doesn’t seem like the type to be juicing, but his recent leap in size has to make you scratch your head, right?

Bryce Harper: Washington Nationals’ OF Wise to Bulk Up For 2014 Season

The NFL offseason is heating up. On Thursday two All-Pros and future Hall of Famers were let go by their respective teams. First, Devin Hester tweeted that he was kicked to the curb by the Chicago Bears. Hey, Hester is the type of talent that we may never see again, so that one stings:

Devin Hester Exits Windy City On Chicago Bears’ Top 10 Players List

Secondly, defensive back Champ Bailey was cut by the Denver Broncos. It’s a shame the last memory this guy left is the image of Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks torching the Broncos on Super Sunday:

Cutting Champ Bailey Is Correct Decision For Denver Broncos

Sure, everyone knows about the “Splash Brothers” out in California, but it’s clear that the Golden State Warriors need to stiffen up on the defensive side of the ball if they are to make any waves this NBA postseason.

Golden State Warriors’ Defense Will Be Vital To Any Playoff Success

We’ve heard it a million times and it still rings true: “Father Time is undefeated.” These 10 athletes totally let themselves go and it’s not a pretty sight at all:

Brett Favre and 10 Athletes That Haven’t Aged Well At All

That’s all for today, but make sure you have the Rant Sports Podcast bookmarked because we don’t ever take a day off! Again, feel free to comment below or reach out to us on social media if you have a pressing question or more importantly — a concern.

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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