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The Fast Break: August 9, 2015

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Hey, how big is the Marquette fieldhouse going to be anyway? - Anonymous Eagle

Back in January, Marquette president Dr. Michael Lovell announced that the university would be constructing a fieldhouse just south of Straz Tower on West Michigan Street. The announced plan was to use the recently purchased property in the 800 block of Michigan for that project.

Catching up with Richard Freudenberg after his official visit to St. John's - Rumble in the Garden

In the active Gaucho's Gym, with the action of the Big Strick Classic roaring in the background, the Rumble's Kenneth Garner caught up with Richard Freudenberg, a 6'8" forward in the class of 2016 who is visiting a select set of high-major NCAA schools, including St. John's, where he concluded an official visit tonight.

Top 2016 basketball prospect Josh Jackson considering Villanova? - VU Hoops

If you're not familiar with Josh Jackson, he's a 6'7" shooting guard from Detroit that is ranked as the best player in the class of 2016 by the 247 Composite. Jerry Meyer called Jackson the best shooting guard he's ever scouted. He's been electrifying all spring and summer for his 1 Nation AAU team, and participated in the FIBA U19 World Championship (alongside incoming freshman Jalen Brunson). Simply put, he's the real deal.

NFL Hall of Famer Frank Gifford dies at age 84 - SB Nation

Frank Gifford, former New York Giants legend and longtime Monday Night Football broadcaster, died Sunday morning due to natural causes. He was 84.

Russell Wilson, Ciara and Fetty Wap joined Taylor Swift on stage - SB Nation

How awesome is that! It's global megastar Taylor Swift bringing out an athlete on stage! What a well thought out and original idea.

Everyone watch out for the streaking Blue Jays - SB Nation

Don't look now, but the Blue Jays are rolling. They took their second game of their huge series against the Yankees yesterday afternoon, giving them seven consecutive victories. It's not just the big names that are carrying them to victory, either, as Justin Smoak's grand slam yesterday led them to the win. Toronto is now just 2½ games behind the AL East-leading Yankees. Back at the trade deadline, that deficit was at six games and they were tied with the Orioles for second place in the division. They'll look to close the gap to just one game today in the series finale.