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Sapong again! Latest goal proves dramatic

“Acquired just a week before the 2019 season kicked off, the Chicago Fire are seeing their move for forward CJ Sapong pay off nicely” reports mlssoccer.com. The veteran MLS forward, now in his 9th MLS season, was immediately thrust into the Fire’s starting lineup and he has rewarded the club’s faith with two goals in each of the first two matches of the 2019 campaign.In Week 1, Sapong gave the Fire a momentary advantage against the LA Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park (watch below), but that lead did not…

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Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette stokes fires after Davinson Sanchez appears to kick Laurent Koscielny

“Kane went on to equalise from the penalty spot after Aaron Ramsey had given Arsenal the lead on 16 minutes” writes Sam Wallace for telegraph.co.uk. Lacazette had been replaced earlier by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who had a 91st minute penalty saved by Hugo Lloris after referee Anthony Taylor had judged wrongly that the Arsenal forward had been tripped by Sanchez. Source: telegraph.co.uk

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Department of Energy moves forward with controversial test reactor

“The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that it will go forward with plans to build a controversial new nuclear reactor that some critics have called a boondoggle” writes Adrian Cho for sciencemag.org. If all goes as planned, the Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) will be built at DOE’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL) near Idaho Falls and will generate copious high-energy neutrons to test new material and technologies for nuclear reactors.In principle, such a “fast reactor” could also convert nonfissile uranium-238 to plutonium-239, which could be extracted by reprocessing the…

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The Golden Knights capped off the NHL trade deadline by acquiring Mark Stone, and landing the perfect Twitter joke

“The NHL trade deadline was Monday, and the Vegas Golden Knights came away with arguably the top prize on the market” writes Feb Est for sbnation.com. In return for the forward, Vegas sent Ottawa top prospect Erik Brannstrom, forward Oscar Lindberg, and a second-round pick in 2020.With their sights set on returning to the Stanley Cup Finals, the Golden Knights went all in and acquired forward Mark Stone from the Ottawa Senators. Source: sbnation.com

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Blues trade for Del Zotto, send Blais, Butler and Kyrou back to AHL

“In other moves, the Blues assigned forward Sammy Blais, defenseman Chris Butler and forward Jordan Kyrou to the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL” writes Kirlee-usa Today Sports for foxsports.com. Louis Blues made a trade deadline deal Monday, albeit a fairly minor one, sending a 2019 sixth-round draft pick to the Anaheim Ducks for defenseman Michael Del Zotto. Source: foxsports.com

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Blues recall Blais from Rampage

“Blais, 22, has appeared in 24 games for the Blues this season, tallying three points (two goals, one assist) and six penalty minutes” writes Kirlee-usa Today Sports for foxsports.com. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound forward has also posted 18 points (eight goals, 10 assists) and 55 penalty minutes in 25 games with the Rampage. Source: foxsports.com

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Pimco: The ‘sugar rush’ is almost over, so it’s time to ‘de-risk’ and raise cash

“Who invited Pimco to this stock-market party?” writes Shawn Langlois for marketwatch.com. That’s Mark Kiesel, Pimco’s global credit chief investment officer, throwing a wet blanket on what’s been a gloriously bullish start to 2019.In a Bloomberg interview Thursday, Kiesel warned a troubling combination of mounting U.S. debt, touchy relations with China, and a deceleration in global growth could cause a spike in volatility VIX, +5.56% after a streak of calm.He explained that overbought conditions can be found in all major asset classes, as the stock market “has priced in a…

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Pope Francis presents action plan for tackling clerical sex abuse but victims dismiss it as inadequate

“Pope Francis put forward a 21-point plan for combating the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests on Thursday, but the proposals were dismissed by victims as wholly inadequate and a recycling of procedures that already exist” writes Nick Squires for telegraph.co.uk. The list of “reflection points” was put forward by the Pope on the first day of a summit that was convened in response to sex abuse scandals that have undermined faith in the Catholic Church around the world.”The holy people of God looks to us, and expects from…

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