Henry Ellenson: Can Marquette PF Break into NBA Draft Top 5?

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The 2016 NBA Draft is stating to take shape, at least on paper- LSU’s Ben Simmons #1 to the Philadelphia 76ers, Duke’s Brandon Ingram #2 to the L.A. Lakers, and International prospect Dragan Bender, possibly the next Kristaps Porzingis, #3 to the Boston Celtics.

How about Marquette Power Forward Henry Ellenson? Where does he fit?

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Memphis Depay Admits He’s Got to Prove Himself at MUFC

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Manchester United Manager at the time Louis van Gaal dropped his fellow countryman, Winger Memphis Depay the night before the FA Cup Final in London at the national stadium. This decision had a two fold result. On one hand, it was a last laugh for LVG, on a player that he often bench. Secondly, it might have served as a wake up call for Depay.

The leading scorer in the Dutch Eredivisie, Depay came to United with big expectations on a big money contract a year ago. He didn’t come remotely close to living up to the hype. He now recalls his first season at Old Trafford; in a slightly more rose colored manner than most people would describe it.

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Ryan Giggs Considering Options, Future at Manchester United

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Ryan Giggs ’ illustrious career at Manchester United Football Club could be coming to an end. Currently an assistant manager at Manchester United, Ryan Giggs is celebrated as the most decorated player the Premier League has produced, accumulating 34 career trophies.

He has made more appearances and won more honors than any other player in the club’s unique and elite history. With Jose Mourinho taking over as Manager at Old Trafford, Giggsy has decided to re-evaluate his future options.

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Jose Mourinho Signs Three Year Deal at Old Trafford

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Regime change has come to Manchester United. Yesterday the club welcomed a new manager, thus making the Jose Mourinho era now officially official. The Special One signed a three-year deal at Old Trafford, with an option to stay at the club until at least 2020. It was about as newsworthy a week as possible in the Man United universe, as we saw: an FA Cup triumph, Louis van Gaal sacked, trademark controversy holding up the Mourinho appointment, Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfer rumors, and now finally the Mourinho ascension.

This is a big get for United Executive Vice President Ed Woodward.

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Arsenal FC vs MLS All-Stars: Vote Online for MLS All-Star Game Roster

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Arsenal FC fans have the chance to vote online and help determine the roster of an exhibition opponent this summer. Yes, on July 28th,, the Gunners will take on the best and brightest of American Major League Soccer in an international friendly.

Arsenal FC versus the MLS All-Stars will take place at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. Fan voting is now open via online ballot and the “More Than a Vote” Challenge through July 4 at 2 p.m. CT.

Last year, it was another North London club, Tottenham Hotspur, who took on the MLS All-Stars. 

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Jose Mourinho Gives First Interview as Manchester United Manager

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The marriage between Manchester United and new Manager Jose Mourinho is now officially official. No more issues about trademarks with Chelsea, as those concerns have been resolved.  Maybe that supposed six page letter Mourinho wrote in the winter has really paid off?

We kid, we kid. Yesterday saw the unveiling of Mourinho as Louis van Gaal’s successor. Here below you’ll find the first interview that The Special One have given as United boss.

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Kentucky Wildcats SG Jamal Murray: Potential Top 10 Pick in NBA Draft

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The 2016 NBA Draft is stating to take shape, at least on paper- Ben Simmons #1 to the Philadelphia 76ers, Brandon Ingram #2 to the L.A. Lakers, and Dragan Bender, possibly the next Kristaps Porzingis, #3 to the Boston Celtics. Then it’s possibly Buddy Hield, Kris Dunn and Jamal Murray, in an order that’s anybody’s guess, right after the top three.

ESPN College Hoops and International Draft expert Fran Fraschilla discussed the 2016 NBA Draft on a media conference call, and Here are transcripts of some of the highlights of the Jamal Murray discussion below, via an ESPN release.

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Rafael Benitez Aiming to Rebuild and Remake Newcastle United

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Newly minted Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has certainly been around the block, accomplishing a lot over the years with numerous former clubs: Liverpool, Napoli, Real Madrid. He’s led 12 different clubs since 1993. Despite all the potential job offers he might have had, Rafa Benitez decided to stay at Tyneside, with a club that’s now been relegated.

Give him time and Benitez will get things right. There’s just too much going on here for Newcastle not to be back in the top flight soon.

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Tottenham Hotspur Release New Video Footage of Future Stadium

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Out of all the Tottenham Hotspur news links on the inter webs today, the new stadium footage might be of the most interest to supporters. In February, the club received the backing of the Mayor of London for the Northumberland Development Project.

Spurs are looking to rebuild their current ground into a sporting, event and entertainment district that would act as a centerpiece attraction for the London neighborhood. The stadium scheme would also increase capacity of the grounds to 61,000.

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Tottenham Hotspur Champions League Odds for 2016

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The season certainly did not the end the way that Tottenham Hotspur wanted, but 2015-16 is still the most successful campaign in a half century for the North London club. Spurs were the last team left competing with upstart Leicester City for the Premier League title, and now find themselves making their first appearance since 2010-11 in the UEFA Champions League this summer.

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Manchester United Target Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says He’s Decided His Destination

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The now former Paris Saint-Germain superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic has now reached a decision on his future, he claims. Of course, he chose not to disclose what his next team will be at this time. A revelation from the ex-PSG superstar striker should potentially come after the 2016 European Championships.

Manchester United are thought to be in the lead right now, with interest also coming from multiple teams in several countries.

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Liverpool FC Reportedly Close on £45m Yacine Brahimi Signing

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Yacine Brahimi is the latest Liverpool FC transfer rumor to be circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Whether it will actually happen or not is a very different story, but it’s all very interesting to read nonetheless. With the silly season upon us, it’s time to talk summer transfer window.

Yacine Brahimi, has been a target of many other big name teams, in addition to Liverpool, reportedly.

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