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Must-see NFL rookies in the preseason: 49ers’ Drake Jackson, Steelers’ George Pickens worth a closer look

The NFL preseason officially kicks off Thursday as the Las Vegas Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars meet in the Hall of Fame game. The game is a good reason to reflect on pre-draft biases and single out some rookies who I am most excited to see during the preseason. The Trojan ranked No. 25 overall on …

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Twins overhaul: Trades bring closer Jorge Lopez, starter Tyler Mahle, reliever Michael Fulmer

Almost exactly a year ago, the Twins emerged from the trade deadline with a sense of somber resignation. It was clear — for months before that point, honestly — that the squad wouldn’t be a playoff team in 2021 and probably not in 2022 without a dramatic overhaul of the pitching staff. So the team …

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Josh Hader trade: Padres land All-Star closer from Brewers; here’s what blockbuster means for both teams

The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to trade closer Josh Hader to the San Diego Padres, CBS Sports HQ’s Jim Bowden confirmed Monday. Milwaukee will receive reliever Taylor Rogers, right-hander Dinelson Lamet and prospects Robert Gasser and Esteury Ruiz in the deal that comes less than 30 hours before Tuesday’s trade deadline. Hader, 28 years old, …

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