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Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon was named and won the 2017 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year at the inaugural NBA Awards show in New York City that was hosted by Drake. Brogdon became the second player in Bucks franchise history to win the honor, joining Kareen Abdul-Jabbar (1969-1970), beating out fellow finalists Joel Embiid and Dario Saric of the Philadelphia 76ers. In the 2016-17 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year voting results, Brogdon got a total of 414 points compared to Saric that has 266 points and Embiid’s 177 points. The 24-year-old guard from Virginia was selected as the…

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Luis Campos, Lille director of football revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo is still taking some time to think over whether or not he should remain at Real Madrid. The veteran has been under fire for being accused of tax fraud by Spanish tax authorities which contributes a big factor in his potential transfer. The Campos has also said that the current dilemma of Ronaldo had left the Portugal international truly saddened and hurt. “[Cristiano] has told me that he needs some days to think. That is normal. The situation with Real Madrid in these moments in a bit tense, which is…

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Frank de Boer, appointed successor of former Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce said that he is excited to join the team. The appointed 47-year-old who signed a three-year deal with the club has already laid out his plans for his new coaching club. “The aim is to be a solid Premier League team, not to struggle with relegation,” said the Dutchman and furthered, “That is our main target—if we do more, that’s nice.” De Boer who previously took pride in managing Ajax from 2010 to 2016 wants Palace to dominate opponents in the same way as his former club did.…

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Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko has been among the priority targets of the Premier League champions to sign this summer for a £35m worth contract. Following a series of negotiations, both teams are finally on course to complete the deal as soon personal terms with the player have been finalized. With Bakayoko’s move into Stamford Bridge, Nemanja Matic on the other hand is set to depart and is expected to close a deal with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. The 22-year-old player becomes the most expensive midfielder in Chelsea’s history as the club aims to give Antonio Conte a squad capable…

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Match Venue: Kazan Arena, Kazan Match Date: 29 June 2017 | 02:00 (Asia GMT+8) 12BET (Football Tip) Chile were given lifeline by Martin Rodriguez who rescued a 1-1 draw against Australia as they aim through to FIFA Confederations Cup semi-finals. But as they face Portugal in the next round, can they sustain a winning battle? Head to Head Matches 03/26/2011     Portugal 1:1 Chile Team Analysis Portugal Portugal have been the European champions for a reason. And as they clashed with the spirited New Zealand, Fernando Santos’ men upheld their title deservingly. The Group A winners are cruising into the semi-finals…

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The third and final match of the T-20 series between England and West Indies will take place tomorrow at Cardiff. England won the first match easily at Southampton and South Africa narrowly won the second match at Taunton. England were on course for another victory at Taunton. Excellent bowling by Chris Morris and Andile Phehlukwayo – and a strange and unfortunate dismissal of Jason Roy for obstructing the field – tilted the match South Africa’s favor in the final five overs. England will still be the favorites for betting purposes, although South Africa will have renewed self confidence. England –…

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After the washed-out first ODI in Port of Spain yesterday, West Indies and India will come out for the second match of the three-match series in the same city tomorrow. Rain could play spoil sport once again. India batted for close to 40 overs in the match. They managed to get batting practice against the innocuous looking bowlers from West Indies, in which Ajinkya Rahane and Shikhar Dhawan impressed. The performance will keep them as favorites. But if the match is truncated due to rain, the chances of West Indies will be boosted. Preview – West Indies Skipper Jason Holder…

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The eighth race of a pulsating Formula Formula season will be Vroomed off in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku tomorrow. This is the second time the F1 race is going to be held at what can be called an off-road city in the Caspian coast of a tiny, oil-rich, ex-Soviet republic. It is a street circuit surrounding a medieval castle. But last time it did not offer the street circuit excitement that we see in places like Monaco and Singapore. Nico Rosberg won last year. Mercedes will be looking for an encore, while Ferrari will be eager to bounce back after a…

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18-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer look so solid in Halle grass court season after his great performance against Mischa Zverev of Germany in the Gerry Weber Open. Federer advanced to the quarterfinals in Halle for the 15th time after beating Zverev with a 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 victory. In addition, the 35-year-old secured a top four seeding at the All England Club moving ahead of compatriot Stan Wawrinka in the rankings for the third Grand Slam of the year. The Swiss star veteran has now a 4-0 record against Zverev including a win this year in the Australian Open quarterfinals.…

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Philadelphia 76ers acquired Washington guard Markelle Fultz as the No. 1 overall selection in the 2017 NBA Draft. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver took the center stage to begin the NBA Draft at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York. In his lone season at Washington, Fultz is averaging 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds a game and he was an effective shooter from 3-point range with 41.3 percent. The 6-foot-4 point guard joined the former Louisiana State University guard Ben Simmons, who missed the entirely season of 2016-2017 due to broken foot, as consecutive top picks for the Sixers. In addition,…

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