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Aidan Hutchinson sings ‘Billie Jean’ on ‘Hard Knocks’: Video

1. The new season of Loud knocks got off to an incredible start last night thanks to Lions rookie linebacker Aiden Hutchinson. The rookies’ pitching during training camp has been a staple Loud knocks throughout the show’s history, but the Michigan standout took things to the next level with his soulful rendition of Michael Jackson’s …

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2022-23 La Liga season preview: Barcelona’s big question looms

Not since Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were in the Spanish spotlight has La Liga boasted the game’s top two goalscorers, one at each of its clubs. Robert Lewandowski’s move to Barcelona from Munich, coupled with Karim Benzema’s consistent performance at Real Madrid as he turns 30, will add a new layer to El Clasico, …

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WWE’s Gunther is ready to step out as the Intercontinental Champion

SI.com’s Week in Wrestling is published weekly and provides below-the-surface coverage of the professional wrestling business. Gunther on Intercontinental Title: “I want to take this title and make it the biggest prize to conquer” SummerSlam marked a renaissance of sorts for WWE. While Vince McMahon will likely remain heavily involved in certain areas of the …

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Sports fans work closely with Los Angeles teams

Sports Illustrated and Empower Onyx are spotlighting the diverse journeys of Black women in sports—from veteran athletes, to up-and-coming stars, coaches, executives and more—in the series. Elle-evate: 100 Influential Black Women in Sports. If you were to ask Denise Jones to describe herself, she’d say she’s an athlete and lover of all things sports in …

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The founder of Black Girls Surf amplifies the voices of female athletes

Sports Illustrated and Empower Onyx are spotlighting the diverse journeys of Black women in sports—from veteran athletes, to up-and-coming stars, coaches, executives and more—in the series. Elle-evate: 100 Influential Black Women in Sports. When Rhonda Harper, founder and director of Black Girls Surf, sat with her siblings in her Kansas home watching a variety of …

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The Josh Hader trade between the Padres-Brewers signals more moving forward

Here’s a trade deadline logic puzzle. One team is an obvious contender – first place in its division and poised for a fifth straight playoff run. There is some breathing room, but not much, and there are some clear areas for its front office address. The team could stand to add more offense. An outfielder …

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