Rant Sports: 5 Things You Need To Know, April 3, 2014

By Michael Terrill
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Welcome to the Rant Sports’ run down on five interesting things you might have missed in the sports world over the past 24 hours. There is plenty going on with the first week of baseball in full swing, the NBA playoff race heating up and buzz surround the NFL Draft beginning to unfold.

With the NFL Draft roughly a month away, they hype is starting to build surrounding where the top prospects will be selected. Instead of focusing on which team the players will go to, check out a comparison of the top NFL prospects to their pro counterparts:

Comparing Top 15 NFL Draft Prospects to Their Pro Counterparts

The NFL isn’t the only sport with a draft coming up in the ensuing months. The NBA Draft will grab the attention of sports fans everywhere. A majority of fans may be aware of the big names who will go in the early picks of the first round. However, it’s these 10 prospects that people need to know about:

2014 NBA Draft: 10 Unheralded Prospects You Need to Know About

Love fantasy baseball but don’t have time staying updated on which players are doing what? Don’t worry. We have that covered with our fantasy baseball notes from Wednesday’s action:

Fantasy Baseball Daily Notes: April 2

The New York Knicks are currently the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. Unfortunately, it might come down to the last game of the season for New York to clinch a playoff berth.

Final Game of Season Could Decide New York Knicks’ Playoff Fate

The fine people at Auburn were not pleased when some students allegedly stole memorabilia from the school last month. Of the stolen memorabilia was legend Bo Jackson’s jersey and helmet. Needless to say, he wasn’t too thrilled about it, which is why he came up with the perfect punishment:

Bo Jackson Has Great Idea How to Punish Auburn Memorabilia Thieves

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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