Rant Sports Podcast: 5 Things You Need To Know, March 7th, 2014

By Devin O'Barr
LeBron James Sleeves
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The weekend is just hours away, but before you can punch the clock later on this evening you must first make sure your sports knowledge is still in tip-top shape. To help guide you through the wild sports landscape; here’s the March 7th edition of the Rant Sports Podcast:


You know that little cash celebration Johnny Manziel does after every touchdown? Well, now the flashy quarterback is really raking in the dough as he nailed a hefty contract with Nike on Thursday. Johnny Football and Phil Knight are about to be real close friends:

Johnny Manziel, Nike Are a Match Made In Heaven

Tampa Bay Rays‘ manager Joe Maddon is talking about practice…how silly is that? You have got to see the video of Maddon doing his best Allen Iverson impression because the 60-year-old’s performance is downright priceless.

Rays’ Joe Maddon Mocks Allen Iverson in Best Video You’ll See All Month

Every night a different college basketball team finds a way to impress me. Last night it was the 15th-ranked Cincinnati Bearcats. Senior Sean Kilpatrick dropped 34 in an emotional game as Cincy could be on its way to the 2014 Final Four if it continues playing like this:

Cincinnati Basketball Celebrates Senior Night With Rare Offensive Explosion

NFL trade rumors are the best. Apparently, the New Orleans Saints are willing to ship off some offensive weapons in order to save some money, so how about Darren Sproles to the Houston Texans? Houston desperately needs a spark on offense and Sproles is just that:

Houston Texans Rumors: Darren Sproles a Perfect Fit in Lone Star State

LeBron James is complaining once again, but this time it’s not to the officials — it’s to NBA brass. Apparently, LaBron doesn’t like the sleeved jerseys recently unveiled by the league. James might think he’s larger than the game, but he’s not. So how about sucking it up and shutting your mouth — huh No. 6?

LeBron James Says Sleeved Jerseys Affecting His Shot, Confirms Fears About New Look

Thank you for checking out this Friday edition of the Rant Sports Podcast. No matter what you’re up to this weekend; be sure to check back in with Rant Sports to keep yourself up-to-date on the latest sports news and opinions out there. Have a great weekend!

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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