Rant Sports Podcast: 5 Things You Need To Know, March 16th, 2014

By Devin O'Barr
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With the brackets forming in just a few short hours; it’s time to get a full dose of college basketball knowledge. The Rant Sports Podcast is responsible for keeping you up-to-speed on the craziest sports stories of the day. Enjoy!


The Denver Broncos said “goodbye” to Eric Decker last week, just to say “hello” to Emmanuel Sanders on Saturday. The ex-Pittsburgh Steelers wideout is now in Denver, where he will have no problem filling Decker’s shoes:

Fantasy Football: Can Emmanuel Sanders Replace Eric Decker?

From NFL Free Agency to the NBA. LeBron James can opt out of his contract next year and the New York Knicks are a sneaky team to land his services. You know Phil Jackson want’s LeBron in the Big Apple, so let’s wait and see what the “Zen Master” can do:

New York Knicks Rumors: Phil Jackson Puts LeBron James Into Play in Free Agency

Aaron Craft is one of the best defenders the Big 10 has ever seen, so why should the Ohio State Buckeyes cut his minutes in the NCAA Tournament? Well, Craft can’t score and that is a pretty big deal in March:

Ohio State Basketball: Aaron Craft Should Have Minutes Cut in NCAA Tournament

Alright, the SEC championship is today with Billy Donovan and John Calipari locking horns yet again. Hey, I’m taking the Florida Gators in this one, but I wouldn’t be surprised if a young Kentucky team won it all:

Kentucky Wildcats Set Up Rematch With Florida Gators in SEC Championship

The Motor City is revved up. Michigan State and Michigan squaring off for the Big 10 title. Who is your team? Spartans or the Wolverines? Reach out via Facebook, Twitter or Google plus showing your colors! In the meantime, I’m Devin O’Barr and thanks for listening to the Rant Sports Podcast.

MSU Spartans Top Wisconsin, Set Up Date With Rival Michigan

So, there you have it. Sports fans across the world are gearing up for what should be a wonderful NCAA tournament and Rant Sports should remain bookmarked.

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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