Rant Sports: 5 Things You Need To Know, April 2, 2014

By Michael Terrill
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The second day of the MLB regular season brought plenty of more excitement. Along with the large fan base, I’m so glad baseball is back. Also, some exciting action went down in the NBA as the hunt for the playoffs begins to heat up.

The Washington Redskins better hope they made the right move signing wide receiver DeSean Jackson. If anything else, there’s no question he’s going to cause all sorts of problems for the Philadelphia Eagles:

DeSean Jackson Sticks It To Eagles, Signs With Washington Redskins

There are high hopes for Derek Jeter’s last season. Unfortunately, the New York Yankees got off to a terrible start with C.C. Sabathia surrendering six runs to the Houston Astros:

C.C. Sabathia’s 1st Start a Terrible Sign for New York Yankees

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors dampened the Dallas Mavericks’ playoff chances after Curry sunk a buzzer-beater. They also continued their lock on the sixth seed in the Western Conference in the process:

Stephen Curry Buries Dallas Mavericks With Buzzer-Beater, Lifts Golden State Warriors

All this talk about professional sports gives me an itch to talk some NCAA Tournament action. Check out the 15 bold predictions for the Final Four, which should be loaded with excitement:

NCAA Tournament 2014: 15 Bold Predictions for the Final Four

Speaking of the Final Four, the Wisconsin Badgers just might be the most dangerous team remaining in the tournament. Is that reason enough for them to win it all?

5 Reasons Why Wisconsin Badgers Will Win NCAA Championship

Michael Terrill is a Senior Writer for Rant Sports. Follow him on Twitter @MichaelTerrill, “Like” him on Facebook or add him to your network on Google.

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