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

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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Deadline trade binge brings All-Star closer, starting pitcher, another reliever to Twins

Deadline trade binge brings All-Star closer, starting pitcher, another reliever to Twins

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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MLB trade deadline: Twins acquire starter Tyler Mahle from Reds, All-Star closer Jorge López from Orioles

MLB trade deadline: Twins acquire starter Tyler Mahle from Reds, All-Star closer Jorge López from Orioles

The first-place Minnesota Twins are making moves at the 2022 MLB trade deadline. Minnesota first agreed to a five-player trade with the Baltimore Orioles for All-Star closer Jorge López. The Orioles will receive four players in return: left-handers Cade Povich and Juan Rojas and right-handers Yennier Cano and Juan Nuñez, the teams announced Tuesday. Later in the day, …

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