Never too early 2015-16 Illini basketball season preview


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Tonight’s McDonald’s All-American Game in Chicago has two Illini basketball related themes to it (sort of); despite the fact that zero Illini basketball commits are playing in it. There are what seems like a record high eight undecideds playing at the United Center tonight, and Illinois is not within the final list for any of the prospects.

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Chelsea news: Costa, Walcott, Hazard, Cech, De Bruyne


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Here are some of the most interesting Chelsea news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world.

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Arsenal news: Walcott, Ozil, Pedro, Dybala, Cazorla, Cech


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Here are some of the most interesting Arsenal news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world.

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Tottenham news: Lloris, Wimmer, Townsend, Carroll, Herrmann


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Here are some of the most interesting Tottenham Hotspur news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world.

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Man United news: De Gea, Hummels, Falcao, Van Gaal, Carrick


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Here are some of the most interesting Manchester United news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world.

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Deyonta Davis: Michigan St.’s next Adreian Payne


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Michigan State bound Deyonta Davis doesn’t seem to be a very verbose guy. At McDonald’s All-American Game Media Day, he gave short and sweet answers.

And that could be why Deyonta Davis might be the best interview of all- he’s efficient. He gets right to the point.

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Ernie Banks tribute plans for Cubs opening night


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Sunday night the Chicago Cubs will host Opening Night vs. the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs will begin 2015 by honoring Hall of Famer and “Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks, who passed away at the age of 83 in January.

Ernie Banks will be honored with a pregame ceremony Sunday night and his sons, Joey and Jerry, will throw the game’s ceremonial first pitches and lead the 7th inning stretch.

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Michigan St. “2nd Round St.” might continue with Dawson, Valentine


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The “2nd round state” label is often applied to Michigan St. basketball as a pejorative. Although there is an air of condescension surrounding this concept, it’s not actually a negative. Because after all, who, outside of Kentucky, Duke, North Carolina, Kansas and a select few in this rarified are, can claim to be “1st round state?”

Or “NBA Draft Lottery State?”

Michigan St. Coach Tom Izzo said last season, “now anyone who stays all four years, people look at you like you’re diseased or something.”

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Man United news: De Gea, Valdes, Fellaini, Shaw


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Here are some of the most interesting Manchester United news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world.

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Six of the greatest players in NBA history


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The NBA has seen some pretty great players in its history — players with amazing shooting percentages; players that know how to take charge of a team; and players who have a lot of hustle and can defend the basket with ease. This article is an ode to those players that can hold their own on the court and have a career that proves it. Here are six great NBA players at the top of the list.

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Liverpool news: Suarez, Sturridge, Hughes, Jones, Mignolet


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Here are some of the most interesting Liverpool news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We begin with the concept of Luis Suarez returning to the Reds one day. Well, don’t hold your breath. We’ll believe it when we see it.

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2015 College Basketball transfers list


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College basketball transfers are becoming a growing trend.  Here is a list of players from the marquee conferences who are transferring out of their respective programs after this past season and a list of college basketball transfers who will be eligible to play at their new school for the 2015-16 season.  Bookmark this page as we will continue to update the list as the off-season progresses.

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