Rant Sports Podcast: 5 Things You Need To Know, March 17th, 2014

By Devin O'Barr
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There isn’t much to say on this St. Patrick’s Day as the sports landscape is incredibly busy. In the spirit of March Madness, let’s dive into this chaotic Monday in sports:


The NCAA brackets are out and everyone — I mean, everyone — is on the Michigan State Spartans’ bandwagon. The Spartans are always a threat under Tom Izzo, but talk about overrated?!

Healthy Michigan State Basketball Is Trendy National Championship Favorite

Speaking of the tournament; there are some really dumb mascots this year. Rant Sports went and ranked the mascots and boy, some of these creatures are awful:

The 15 Dumbest Mascots In The 2014 NCAA Tournament

Carolina Panthers fans should be upset. The entire wide receiving corps from 2013 is gone — and that is why Carolina should trade for DeSean Jackson. Make it happen, Panthers, just make it happen:

Carolina Panthers Rumors: Team Must Trade For DeSean Jackson ASAP

Do you remember when the Portland Trail Blazers were practically unstoppable? Well, now only 4.5 separate them from the 9-seed out west. Portland fans are sweating bullets and rightfully so:

Portland Trail Blazers’ Dream Season Crumbling Before Postseason

Do you need help with your bracket? Well, then why not cheat off of President Barack Obama? The president is known for his bracket-ology and his picks are usually pretty good. Check out Rant Sports to see the President’s overall track record and what his picks for 2014 look like.

NCAA Tournament: 5 Reasons Why You Should Trust President Obama’s Bracket

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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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