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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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SI99 Ranking Notebook: Stats, Trends and Close Calls for Top Recruits

The Class of 2023 SI99 preseason football recruiting rankings were released Tuesday, led by quarterback Dante Moore. The journey from blank slate to full ranking is no small one Sports Illustrated staff, so this feature pulls back the curtain on how some of the processes came together. Recruits by the numbers, trends and close calls …

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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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